CES 2011 - Motorola Xoom Android 3.0 Tablet Heading to Verizon
After announcing three new Android smartphones at CES 2011 this week, Motorola came out with a brand new tablet, the Motorola Xoom, which will feature the highly expected Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system.
Featuring a 1 GHz dual-core processor and a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display (1280x800 pixels), the Xoom allows users to experience HD content right on the device. The tablet supports 1080p HD video and HDMI output to display content on larger HD screens and can also play video and other content with the built-in Adobe Flash Player.
The Motorola Xoom also comes with a 5 megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording and a front-facing 2 megapixel camera for video calls over Wi-Fi or over Verizon's 3G/4G LTE network.
Other features include a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer, adaptive lighting Google Maps 5.0 with 3D interaction, access to over 3 million Google eBooks.
Verizon Wireless is planning to launch the 3G and WiFi versions of the Motorola Xoom by the end of the first quarter of 2011. 4G units will be available in Q2 2011. Price was not revealed.