Motorola Xoom lands in Italy, the tablet of the American home with a processor and NVIDIA Tegra 2 operating system Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Will be on sale from May for € 699.
Motorola Xoom has a 10.1 inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. At the core of the tablet are the powerful NVIDIA Tegra SoC 2, consisting of a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 at 1 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce ULP, coupled with 1 GB of DDR3 RAM at 333 MHz and the internal storage of 32 GB, expandable via microSDHC. There are also a dual camera, a front and back 2 megapixel 5-megapixel camera, can also create HD video with 720p resolution.
Then complete the already enviable endowment gyroscope, accelerometer, digital compass, barometer, ambient light sensor to self-adjust the luminance of the display, USB connectivity, WiFi, Bluetooth and the presence of type HDMI video output for playback of content Full 1080p HD video on external screens. Currently, wireless connectivity is of type 3G/WiFi, but already by the end of the second quarter of this year should get the upgrade for the network support 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution).
This evolution will make his first appearance on the U.S. market and then maybe at a later time, also in Europe. Of course, as the operating system could not miss Google Android 3.0 version of Honeycomb, most recently, developed specifically for the tablet. A fast browser with full support for Adobe Flash software will complete the equipment. Motorola Xoom short, it looks like a great product and well maintained, which may be the real opponent of the Apple iPad 2 even if, according to initial results of selling in the U.S., struggling to assert itself, with just 100,000 units sold since its launch on February 24 2011.
Honeycomb Android integrates Google Maps 5, with a 3D interface, link points of interest in Wikipedia and StreetView feature. The custom interface from Motorola also offers support to a range of magazines and information sources, which have been specially developed for the tablet and coming soon. Present with their own app, of course the most important social networking sites, like Google Talk and Skype for communication. Given the high-performance hardware platform, which Motorola has Xoom, even the games start to come and offer rewarding gaming experience.