Motorola will launch its XOOM tablet in Europe in Q2 of this year, the manufacturer announced at Mobile World Congress today (14 February).
The Motorola XOOM runs on Google’s Android 3.0 Honeycomb – the only Android operating system designed specifically for tablets.
The tablet will be demoed at Mobile World Congress this week at the Motorola booth in Hall 8, Booth No. 8A51.
Motorola Mobility's senior VP of portfolio and device product management Alain Mutricy said: ‘Motorola XOOM redefines what the tablet experience should be. Designed from the ground up with the consumer 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, or video-chatting with friends, Motorola XOOM will delight consumers with its ease of use, speed and vivid graphics, as well as its Motorola Smart Accessories.’
The tablet has a 1GHz dual-core processor; a 10.1-inch (25.65 cm) widescreen HD display with 1280x800 resolution to support HD video and with HDMI out; a five-megapixel rear-facing camera for 720p video capture and two-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats; and a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting.
The Motorola XOOM supports up to 10 hours of video playback, and charges in half the time of competitive tablets on the market, Motorola said.