Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Motorola Xoom now available at Verizon

As previously announced by Motorola Xoom now available for purchase on Verizon. Later today, customers who pre-ordered the device will be able to pick them up at best buy stores.

Without contract Xoom is a hefty $ 799 for both companies; If you're ready to sign a 24-month contract with Verizon, the price drops to $ 599.

This is an important event because Xoom – first tablet company Android 3.0 (aka honeycombs), branch Android created specifically for tablets.

While tablets, powered by earlier versions of Android, such as the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy or Dell Streak tab, have had some success in the market, Google has always been pretty clear about the fact that Android 2.2 (Froyo) and 3 (cookies) are best suited to smartphones and tablets.

Honeycomb, on the other hand, should help Android tablets to realize their potential and become a serious alternative to Apple's iPad version. Of course we will find what Apple thinks everything 2 March when the company plans to make announcements about the iPad 2.

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