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Motorola Launches Its First Android Honeycomb Powered Tablet Xoom at CES

The highly anticipated and greatly teased tablet from Motorola has finally been revealed and it is called Xoom, which happens to be the manufacturer’s first Android running tablet. Xoom runs on Android 3.0, or commonly known as Honeycomb, which is said to be a version of Android specifically optimized for tablet devices.

CEO Sanjay Jha introduced Motorola Xoom at today’s Motorola press conference at CES, It features a fantastic 1080p screen resolution, front and rear facing cameras, and an accelerometer. Jha has also said that the Motorola Xoom is the most competitive tablet on the market. The device and the OS support multitasking as well as real time widgets.

Check out the detailed specs of Xoom from Motorola:

Motorola Xoom… allows consumers to experience HD content right on the device, supports 1080p HD video and HDMI output to display content on larger HD screens, and plays video and other rich web content seamlessly with Adobe Flash Player

Motorola Xoom features a front-facing, 2-megapixel camera for video chats over Wi-Fi or 3G/4G LTE, as well as a rear-facing, 5-megapixel camera that captures video in 720p HD.

It delivers console-like gaming performance on its 1280×800 display, and features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting for new types of applications. It also features Google Maps 5.0 with 3D interaction and delivers access to over 3 million Google eBooks and thousands of apps from Android Market.

Last year, where many manufacturers were rolling out tablets powered by Android 2.0/2.2, Motorola waited for the big 3.0, and now the Xoom is one tablet to look out for. The Motorola Xoom will be launching on Verizon.

More information about the price tag and availability shall be posted as soon as these details are available. Check back soon!

Via Mashable



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