Motorola Xoom WiFi: Tablets gather pace!

[NEW GADGET] Motorola has chosen Singapore as the first country in Southeast Asia to launch the Motorola Xoom WiFi. And this latest gadget from Motorola will feature specifications that are similar to the rest of it’s Android tablets competitors; namely NVIDIA’s Tegra dual core processor and Android 3.0. But for anyone who prefers a native 3G connection on the tablet itself, will be disappointed.

Meanwhile check our post on the Acer ICONIA Tab for a video introducing Android Honeycomb as a OS designed specifically for tablets. (Link)

Honestly, there is very little to choose between the Xoom or ICONIA in terms of specifications. Show me the hands-on experience!  

Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi will be available at Challenger, Courts, Newstead, Best Denki, Harvey Norman and Mustafa from April 22, 2011 at a recommended retail price of S$888.00.


  • NVIDIA’s Tegra 1Ghz dual-core processor
  • 1GB of DDR2 RAM and 32GB of integrated storage
  • Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)
  • 249.1mm x 167.8mm x 12.9mm
  • 10.1” 1280x800 resolution WXGA panel
  • WiFi b/g/n
  • 5MP rear-facing camera with dual LED flash/2MP front-facing camera
  • HDMI Connectivity

Link – Slashgear’s review



Motorola Mobility Brings Motorola XOOM™ Wi-Fi to Singapore

SINGAPORE – April 20, 2011 – Motorola Mobility today announced that the highly-anticipated Motorola XOOM™ Wi-Fi will launch in Singapore on April 22, 2011.  Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi runs on the Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb) platform designed specifically for tablets. Singapore becomes the first market in Southeast Asia to launch the tablet.

Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi features a 1GHz dual-core processor, 32 GB of memory and 1GB of RAM, front-facing and rear-facing cameras, true multi-tasking functionality, and the latest Google™ Mobile services on a10.1-inch widescreen HD display.

“Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi re-defines what the tablet experience should be,” saidSpiros Nikolakopoulos, vice president and general manager, International Distribution Markets, Motorola Mobility. “Designed from the ground up with the user in mind, it provides more ways to have fun, connect with friends and stay productive while on the go. Whether surfing the Web, watching the latest hit movie as it was intended or video-chatting with friends, Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi will delight customers with its ease of use, speed and vivid graphics, as well as its Motorola Smart Accessories.”

Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi features – a new mobile experience

Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi delivers exceptionally fast performance with its 1 GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM. The tablet showcases the innovations of the Honeycomb user experience – including widgets, true multi-tasking, tabbed browsing, notifications and customization – on a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display with 1280X800 resolution 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 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 5.0™ with 3D interaction and access to more than 150,000 apps from Android Market™. Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi 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, games and rich Internet applications. The tablet also features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting. It supports up to 10 hours of video playback, and charges in half the time of competitive tablets on the market.

Motorola Smart Accessories

· A Standard Dock for watching video content or listening to music through external speakers as the device charges

· A Speaker HD Dock for sending HD content directly to a TV or clearly listening to music through two built-in speakers without attaching external speakers

· A custom Bluetooth® wireless keyboard with special Android shortcut keys.


Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi will be available at Challenger, Courts, Newstead, Best Denki, Harvey Norman and Mustafa from April 22, 2011 at a recommended retail price of S$888.00.

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