Motorola has entered the ever grown Tablet market, and their new model, the Motorola Xoom tablet seems to be set to ruffle a few feathers amongst a number of the so called big brands, namely the iPad.
The Samsung Galaxy tablet has turned out to be a successful model since its introduction thanks to the popularity of Google Android as a platform. The 2,2 Froyo edition that it used however was made for mobile phones, and although not looking terrible on a large screen, was by no means truly optimized for it. With Android 3.0 Honeycomb, which the Motorola Xoom tablet is quite rightly happy to sport. The appealing part of this is that it is designed with much larger displays in mind, so on the 10.1 inch screen on offer it looks superb. It operates in much of the very same way as Android gadgets we’re used to like the Tab and HTC Smartphones such as the Desire.
Downloads available are still abundant and it is simple to use, however the interface takes on a look which is different from what we’re used to. As well as loading apps the old way, they may now be placed into sub groups on the screen. The word 3D is one that you may very much relate with the Motorola Xoom tablet, even the brand new Google Maps displays a ghostly outline of properties in 3D.
Opposing the Samsung Galaxy to the Motorola Xoom once again, and one area where these two conflict is in dimensions. When the Apple iPad was released, its display was deemed a touch on the big size, thus the Tabs 7 screen proved popular and easier to carry around. Motorola have approached this from a different perspective and thrown all thoughts of mobility out of the window in favour of a screen which looks superb and also slightly tops the iPad by measuring 10.1 in. Eventually the consumer will determine whether they favor looks or size, but the Xoom tablet definitely impresses thanks to its mammoth 1280 x 800 res. Performance is excellent too due to the panel supporting multi touch and being capacitive, in addition to housing an accelerometer, a distance sensor and a light sensing unit. If you are looking for a multi-media gadget, the Motorola Xoom is wonderful in this department too, with two video cameras of 2 and 5 mega-pixel quality along with excellent high-definition video capture.
The Xoom tablet is among the more thrilling tablet units to hit the market, and the excellent platform along with the great screen should really make sure it holds its own against the more established brands in this field.
Source by: John Triggerman