Another tablet is on its way to Canada and it’s the Motorola Xoom. The Android-powered Wi-Fi only Motorola Xoom will be released in April and no word on a price point was announced. In addition, at the bottom of the press release it states that the “Motorola XOOM 3G will also be available in Canada mid-year.”
As for specs, this runs Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet has a 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1280×800, dual-core 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 5 megapixel camera with Flash and can record 720p HD videos, 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling, WiFi, weighs in at 730 grams, holds 32GB with a microSD card and has 10 hours of battery life.
Check out the full release after the break
Motorola Mobility to Bring MOTOROLA XOOM(TM) Wi-Fi to Canada
Industry-leading tablet will be available in Canada beginning April 2011
TORONTO, March 21 /CNW/ – Motorola Mobility Canada today announced the MOTOROLA XOOM™ Wi-Fi will be available in Canada this April. MOTOROLA XOOM was called “the most potentially disruptive technology” by CNET at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, and delivers a new type of mobile computing experience on a 10.1″ HD display – higher resolution and more screen size in a smaller package than the leading competitor – with Android 3.0 (Honeycomb).
MOTOROLA XOOM showcases the innovations of the Honeycomb user experience – including widgets, true multi-tasking, browsing, notifications and customization – on a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display, enabling video content that’s richer and clearer than ever before. With a 1GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, MOTOROLA XOOM delivers exceptionally fast web-browsing performance. The latest Google™ Mobile services include Google Maps™ 5.0 with 3D interaction, and access over 150,000 apps from Android Market™. MOTOROLA XOOM also features full support for features such as tabbed browsing, bookmark syncing and Adobe® Flash® Player1 to deliver a rich and powerful web browsing experience.
“MOTOROLA XOOM brings PC-like power to a tablet, providing consumers with an easy-to-use, lightning fast experience designed with fun and productivity in mind, and we’re thrilled to bring it to Canadians,” said Jeff Miller, corporate vice president, Motorola Mobility.
With 1280×800 resolution to support HD video and with HDMI out; a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera for HD video capture and 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats; and a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting, MOTOROLA XOOM is leading the tablet revolution. MOTOROLA XOOM supports up to 10 hours of video playback and charges in nearly half the time of competitive tablets on the market.
Motorola Smart Accessories
MOTOROLA XOOM features an ecosystem of intelligent accessories to enhance the tablet experience:
– 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 – eliminating the need to attach external speakers
– A custom keyboard with Bluetooth® wireless technology and special AndroidTM shortcut keys
Visit Motorola.ca to learn more, including where MOTOROLA XOOM with Wi-Fi will be available to purchase. Motorola XOOM 3G will also be available in Canada mid-year.