Verizon Launching Motorola Xoom Android 3.0 Tablet February 24

23 Feb 2011 | Android , Motorola , Verizon Wireless | 0 comments


Verizon Wireless and Motorola this week announced the launch of the Motorola Xoom Android 3.0 tablet, unveiled last month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The Xoom features a 1 GHz dual-core processor and a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display (1280x800 pixels). It 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 tablet also comes packed 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 barometer, gyroscope, e-compass, accelerometer, Google Maps 5.0 with 3D interaction and access to over 3 million Google eBooks.

The Motorola Xoom will start shipping Thursday, February 24 for $600 with a 2-year Verizon contract, or for $800 contract-free.

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