Motorola Xoom was the first Tablet to come out with Android 3 Honeycomb, Xoom can also be called the Nexus of Tablets. Like Nexus Phones (Nexus One and Nexus S) Google has Partnered with Motorola, and hence Motorola Xoom will always be getting the latest updates and upgrades First and before everybody else and you don’t even have to worry about Motorola’s Track Record of not giving updates on time.
Motorola Xoom is Google’s answer to the iPad 2 but with lack apps and a little Buggy OS has not given the lift to the Android Tablets as expected to be, by buggy OS we don’t mean that it’s upto the mark or is outdated, Honeycomb has given the Xoom a nice, better Looking and easy to use interface. But behind all that Goodness there are some issues like App crashing most of the time, some Android Market Apps that run smoothly on slower phones don’t even start on the Xoom. While iOS tablet Apps have reached 100,000 there aren’t even 1000 Apps for Android Tablets.
The price of Xoom in India starts from 30,000Rs where the Price for iPad 2 starts From around 29,000Rs which is pretty comparable.
The Motorola Xoom 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 AP20H Dual Core processor, It has a 5MP camera on the back and a 2MP camera in the Front. It has a 1GB of RAM and like the iPad it comes in 2 Variants based on network WiFi only and 3G+ WiFi and also like the iPad it has a 16GB, 32GB and 64 GB internal Storage options and it also has a Micro SD Card slot for expandable memory up to 32GB. It has a resolution of 800 x 1280 on a 10.1 inch TFT capacitive touch screen.
So is The Motorola Xoom worth the Price if Not then what else?
The Truth is Android Tablets will have to wait a few more months to give competition to the iPad 2, without many Tablets Optimized apps and OS which is a little far from perfect, right now it is better to Get the iPad 2 instead of the Motorola Xoom. You could also get the HTC Flyer, though the 7inch Tablet for HTC is running Android 2.3 GingerBread, the tablet still has an advantage over the Xoom with screen size suitable to run apps without making them ugly, a Stable operating System and though Gingerbread doesn’t have the Eye Candy offered in HoneyComb but still HTC Sense 3.0 with the Integration of the Capacitive Pen does a pretty Fair Job in overall Satisfaction till the Time the Tablet Optimized version of Android gets a Stable Build and Better App Support.
In simple Words Until and unless you are hardcore Android Fan or Developer, the Xoom in not worth the Price. Instead You can get the iPad 2 and the HTC Flyer for the same or a little cheaper price…