Motorola Unveils $799 Xoom Tablet

Best Buy is selling the Motorola Xoom Android 3.0 tablet computer for $799

on Feb. 24, according to an ad shot scored by Engadget.

The report comes two weeks after Android Central reported the minimum price for the Xoom, which Motorola

hopes will be the first Android tablet to successfully challenge Apple’s iPad,

from Verizon Wireless would be $799 sans contract. See the Xoom portal on

Motorola here.

Powered by the Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor and sporting a 10.1-inch

screen, the Xoom has the freshest Android build, which is optimized for


The tablet supports several 3D capabilities, including the Google Maps 5.0

application for Android, where buildings rise as users tilt the Xoom.

Google showed off these capabilities during Verizon’s keynote at the 2011 Consumer

Electronics Show Jan. 6 to some applause.

For more, read the eWeek article: Motorola Xoom to Cost $799 at Best Buy.

CIO Insight Staff
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