Motorola XOOM, Wi-Fi and 3G Tablets on Android 3.0 Available in India Today

Motorola Mobility India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Motorola Mobility, announced the availability of Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi and 3G variant tablets in India. Motorola XOOM is the world’s first device powered by Android 3.0 (Honeycomb).

Motorola XOOM features a 1GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, front-facing and rear-facing cameras, true multi-tasking functionality, and the latest Google Mobile services on a 25.6 cm (10.1-inch) widescreen HD display.

Motorola XOOM Features

Motorola XOOM delivers exceptionally fast performance with its 1GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM. The tablet showcases the innovations of the Honeycomb user experience – including an interactive, customizable homescreen with moveable widgets, notifications and tabbed browsing – on a 25.6 cm (10.1-inch) 1280×800 widescreen HD display, enabling video content that’s richer and clearer than ever before. Support for HDMI enables viewing of videos and movies on larger screens, such as HD televisions. A 5 MP rear-facing camera with flash captures HD video, and a 2 MP front-facing camera enables clear video chats using Google Talk.

The latest Google Mobile services include Google Maps and access to over 200,000 apps from Android Market. Motorola XOOM also supports a beta version of Adobe Flash Player 10.2 downloadable from Android Market, enabling the delivery of rich Flash-based Web content including videos, casual games and rich Internet applications. Motorola XOOM also features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting. The tablet supports up to 10 hours of video playback and charges in half the time of some competitive tablets on the market.

Additional key specifications:-

  • Connectivity: 3.5 mm, micro USB 2.0 HS, Corporate Sync, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR + HID
  • Messaging/Web/Apps: Email (Corporate Sync, Google Mail, POP3/IMAP embedded, Push Email, Yahoo Mail), WebKit w/ Flash
  • Audio: AAC, AAC+, AMR NB, AMR WB, MP3, XMF
  • Video: 720p capture/1080p playback/streaming, H.263, H.264, MPEG4
  • Camera: 5 MP rear-facing camera with dual LED flash/2 MP front facing camera
  • Memory: Up to 32GB on board user memory, up to 32 GB micro SD removable memory, 1GB DDR2 RAM

Pricing and Availability

Motorola XOOM is available in two variants in India-Wi-Fi and 3G version, at select outlets in select cities in the country. The Best Buy for the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi version is Rs 32,990 (MRP: Rs 34,490) and the Best Buy for the 3G version is Rs 39,990 (MRP: Rs 41,490).


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