One of the hot new toys at the Consumer Electronics Show 2011? The Motorola Xoom Tablet computer. It is the first ever Android tablet and is set to compete against the uber popular iPad. So what makes the Motorola Xoom Tablet so special and how much will it cost?
The Motorola Xoom it is the first ever tablet to run Google’s Android Honeycomb operating system which was specially designed for tablet computers. It features a “5MP rear / 2MP front-facing camera, 720p video record capability, HDMI-out, WiFi / Bluetooth 2.1 support and 32GB internal storage and 1GB DDR RAM memory. In addition to that, it will have full access to the Android market making it capable of viewing flash-based websites, video-calling, multi-tasking, Google Maps 5.0 w/ 3D experience.” Yeah, not to shabby. It also has a 10.1 inches wide screen, 1280×800 resolution, 1080p video playback.
So how much will the Motorola Xoom cost? Well, they are being coy about that. At the presentation at CES they talked bells and whistles but not price. And they aren’t letting the public know when they can buy it yet either. But it’s got lots of buzz, so we should know soon.