Motorola XOOM™, Wi-Fi and 3G Tablets on Android™ 3.0 Available in India TODAY
World’s first device running Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) delivers a powerful tablet experience on a 25.6 cm (10.1-inch) widescreen HD display
NEW DELHI – — Motorola Mobility India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Motorola Mobility, Inc. today announced the availability of Motorola XOOM™ Wi-Fi and 3G variant tablets in India. Motorola XOOM is the world’s first device powered by Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb).
Motorola XOOM features a 1GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, front-facing and rear-facing cameras, true multi-tasking functionality, and the latest Google™ Mobile services on a 25.6 cm (10.1-inch) widescreen HD display.
"Motorola XOOM is redefining the tablet experience by pre-empting the future mobile experience today,” said Rajan Chawla, Mobile Devices business country head for Sales and Operations, India and South West Asia, Motorola Mobility. “Designed from the ground up with the user in mind, it offers productivity while on the go and, provides more ways to have fun and connect with friends. Whether surfing the Web, watching the latest hit movie as it was intended or video-chatting with friends, Motorola XOOM will delight customers with its ease of use, speed and vivid graphics. Motorola XOOM is everything that a tablet should be!”
Motorola XOOM Features
Motorola XOOM delivers exceptionally fast performance with its 1GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM. The tablet showcases the innovations of the Honeycomb user experience – including an interactive, customizable homescreen with moveable widgets, notifications and tabbed browsing – on a 25.6 cm (10.1-inch) 1280x800 widescreen HD display, enabling video content that’s richer and clearer than ever before. Support for HDMI enables viewing of videos and movies on larger screens, such as HD televisions. A 5 MP rear-facing camera with flash captures HD video, and a 2 MP front-facing camera enables clear video chats using Google Talk™.
The latest Google Mobile services include Google Maps™ and access to over 200,000 apps from Android Market™. Motorola XOOM also supports a beta version of Adobe® Flash® Player 10.2 downloadable from Android Market, enabling the delivery of rich Flash-based Web content including videos, casual games and rich Internet applications. Motorola XOOM also features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting. The tablet supports up to 10 hours of video playback and charges in half the time of some competitive tablets on the market.
Additional key specifications:
• Connectivity: 3.5 mm, micro USB 2.0 HS, Corporate Sync, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR + HID
• Messaging/Web/Apps: Email (Corporate Sync, Google Mail, POP3/IMAP embedded, Push Email, Yahoo Mail), WebKit w/ Flash
• Audio: AAC, AAC+, AMR NB, AMR WB, MP3, XMF
• Video: 720p capture/1080p playback/streaming, H.263, H.264, MPEG4
• Camera: 5 MP rear-facing camera with dual LED flash/2 MP front facing camera
• Memory: Up to 32GB on board user memory, up to 32 GB micro SD removable memory*, 1GB DDR2 RAM
Pricing and Availability
Motorola XOOM is available in two variants in India—Wi-Fi and 3G version, at select outlets in select cities in the country. The Best Buy for the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi version is Rs 32,990 (MRP: Rs 34,490) and the Best Buy for the 3G version is Rs 39,990 (MRP: Rs 41,490). For additional information, please visit www.motorola.com/in
About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit motorola.com/mobility.
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