Motorola Xoom is the new tablet from the house of Motorola. Xoom is based on the Android operating system, the Honey comb version to be specific. It is in fact the first tablet that was based on Honeycomb. The software of the tablet can be upgraded to the 3.2.1 version of Android.
Motorola Xoom is powered by a Nvidia Tegra 2 T20 which is basically a 1 GHz dual core processor. The best part of the tablet is that it has an internal storage capacity of 32GB which can be expanded further with the help of the microSD card slot that has been provided, but only after the software upgradation has been made. It has a memory of 1 GB Ram. Coming to the display of the tablet, Xoom sports a 10.1 inch touchscreen display that has a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels. The screen is protected by an encasing of Gorilla glass and thus the tablet is scratch resistant and dust proof. The display also has 3D graphics acceleration. The display of the tablet is quintessentially a multi-touch capacitive one.
Motorola Xoom comes with a 5 MP rear facing camera that is perfect for taking pictures as it has 4X digital zoom, dual LED flash and also the auto-focus feature. It is also packed with a 2.0 MP front facing camera that enables video calling. The other features of the tablet include ambient light sensors, a gyroscope, barometer, magnetometer, accelerometer etc.
Moving to the connectivity aspect of the tablet, Xoom has Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, micro-HDMI and micro-USB connectivity. It is also Wi-Fi enabled. The Xoom is capable of supporting various docking stations which enable the user to charge the tablet as well as prop it when viewing videos on it. Besides this it also provides support for a Bluetooth keyboard in case the user is not comfortable with using a virtual one.
There are a wide range of accessories which can be purchased along with the tablet so that they make things easier for the user. These accessories include an HD stereo dock, wireless keyboard and a Motorola Xoom portfolio case among others.
Motorola Xoom supports audio files that are in AAC, AAC+, AMRNB, AMRWB, MP3 and XMF formats, while the video formats that it supports are H.260, H.264, MPEG4 and VP8. For communicating using Motorola Xoom with the help of a USB chord and a computer system that is working on the Windows XP operating system, then it is imperative that the Windows Media Player 11 must be present in the computer, without this communication will not be possible.
The Motorola Xoom is surely a high end tablet and thus has been priced at Rs.35,000.