Motorola Xoom Honeycomb Tablet Arrives in India

Motorola Xoom Honeycomb Tablet Arrives in India

Looks like its raining tablets at the moment, with another tablet arriving at the Indian shores. Motorola Mobility India Private Limited announced their new tablet, the Motorola XOOM in Wi-Fi and 3G variants in India. The XOOM tablet is the world’s first device to run on the Android 3.0 Honeycomb, which is a specially designed operating system for tablets.



The tablet features a 1 GHz dual-core processor and a 1GB RAM, which comes with  multi-tasking support. The Xoom joins the bandwagon of Android OS devices, which offers users access a wide range of applications from the Android market.


“Motorola XOOM is redefining the tablet experience by pre-empting the future mobile experience today. 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” said Rajan Chawla, Mobile Devices business country head for Sales and Operations, India and South West Asia, Motorola Mobility

Motorola Xoom Specifications

  • Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS
  • 10.1 inch WXGA Capacitive touch screen HD display
  • 249mmx167.8mmx12.9 mm
  • 708g (WiFi), 730g (3G)
  • 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 32GB Internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot (supports upto 32GB)
  • 5MP rear camera with Auto-focus, Digital Zoom, and 720p HD video recording
  • 2MP front facing camera
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
  • A-GPS
  • USB 2.0
  • HDMI port
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Aarometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Compass
  • Battery: 24 W-hr (upto 10hrs battery backup)

Motorola Xoom Price

  • WiFi – Rs 32,990 (MRP: Rs 34,490)
  • 3GRs 39,990 (MRP: Rs 41,490)

The Motorola Xoom tablet will be available in select outlets in selected cities.

So which tablet would you prefer? Would you buy a Honeycomb tablet?

Article by Venkatesh Atluri

Venkatesh has written 24 articles.

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