It has been a long time coming for Motorola to add a new competing tablet in the market. After the Motorola Xoom, the company officially announced that it will launch its brand new tablet- the Xyboard.
The Xyboard will come in two versions- an 8.2 inch tablet and a 10.1 inch tablet that will run on Android Honeycomb with an option to upgrade on Ice Cream Sandwich. The Motorola Xyboard will be priced along the range of its competitor gadget, the iPad 2. Both tablets will be made available starting this holiday month online and in Verizon Wireless stores. There are options two get either 16 GB storage or a 32 GB.
The Xyboard design is very sleek and dramatic. It is scratch-resistant, with high definition Gorilla Glass display. It is also coated by water repellant nanoparticles with magnesium reinforced body with matching aluminum housing.
This Motorola gadget will run on dual core 1.2 GHz processor with 1 GB of RAM. It has tons of preloaded apps like the Motocast streaming app, Dijit, Quickoffice HD, GoToMeeting, Google Talk and Citrix. It will also support mobile apps for Gmail, Google Maps and YouTube. It is Wi-Fi enabled with 5 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera.
In the world of mobile computing, with lots of tablets already available in e market, consumers are looking for that ‘differentiator’ that will set a tablet apart from the rest of similar gadgets out there, according to Maribel Lopez, principal analyst of Lopez Research. With the rise of tablets from different players in the tech industry, it is good to know that gadget lovers are now laid with a lot of options to get the best value for their money.