Motorola Xoom vs Xoom 2 / Droid Xyboard : comes with lighter and faster processor.

Written by Fridza. Posted in Device Comparison

Published on December 15, 2011

Motorola Xoom 2 already available in the market in mid-November, and for US market this android tablet comes with Verizon Wireless and renamed to Droid Xyboard, this tablet available start 12 December 2012. So what’s new in Xoom 2 / Droid Xyboard, this tablet available in 8.2-inch and 10.1-inch version, offer new design which more comfortable to hold since it 10% lighter and 33% thinner than original Xoom. Xyboard also provides more device protection with spill resistant and also scratch resistant with Corning Gorilla Glass. If you concerned about the speed this android tablet will fits with you, 1.2 GHz Dual-Core processor boost speed by 20%. For 10.1-inch version now included with stylus pen for added precision.

Xoom vs Xoom 2 / Droid Xyboard – Specs Comparison

Motorola Xoom Motorola Xoom 2 / Droid Xyboard
10.1 inch version 8.2 inch version
SIZE
Dimensions 9.8″ x 6.6″ x 0.51″ 10″ x 6.8″ x 0.35″ 8.5″ x 5.5″ x 0.35″
Weight 730g 599g 386g
DISPLAY
Size 10.1 inches 10.1 inches 8.2 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
Features scracth resistant splash guard, scracth resistant
with Corning Gorilla Glass
CPU
Processor 1 GHz Dual core
Nvidia Tegra 2 T20
1.2 GHz Dual Core
TI OMAP 4430
RAM 1GB 1GB LP DDR2
STORAGE
Internal 32GB 16GB, 32GB and 64GB 16GB and 32GB
External SD card up to 32 GB none
CAMERA
Primary 5MP 5MP
Front 2MP 1.3MP
OS
Android
Version
Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)
Upgradeable to 4.0
(Ice Cream Sandwich)
Android 3.2 (Honeycomb)
MISC FEATURES
- Motocast,Apps Galore, Mobile Hotspot.
- Stylus pen(10.1 version only)
- 2.1 digital surround sound and subwoofer (8.2 version only)
BATTERY
3250 mAh 7000 mAh 3960 mAh
PRICE AND AVIABILITY
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For non-US market Xoom 2 10.1 WiFi version priced at £380 or $590. After comparing Xoom vs Xoom 2 (Droid Xyboard) now you can decide to upgrade or not, I’m sure both devices will get official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update next year.

[Source : Phonearena]
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