Motorola earlier today announced the first Android 3.0 tablet Xoom at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Motorola Xoom will be available in sometime in the first quarter as as 3G/Wi-FI device on Verizon, but will be upgraded to 4G/LTE in the 2nd quarter.
Being the first tablet from the manufacturer as well running on Honeycomb, it has a lot riding on it. Xoom features a dual core processor with each core running at 1 Ghz, 10.1-inch widescreen HD display, 2-megapixel front camera for video chats, a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera that captures video in 720p HD, built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, and accelerometer.
“Motorola XOOM is a powerful addition to Verizon’s product lineup and builds on our combined leadership with Motorola to deliver innovative mobile devices and service on the Android platform,” said Marni Walden, vice president and chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless.