Today, Motorola announced the availability of its first tablet PC on the market in India, namely the Motorola XOOM, in two different flavors, namely Wi-Fi and 3G enabled.
Rumors on the possible arrival of this device on the local market have been around for quite a while now, and all of them were confirmed today.
Motorola announced that the WiFi version of XOOM would retail for Rs 32,990 (MRP: Rs 34,490), while the 3G-enabled variant would go for Rs 39,990 (MRP: Rs 41,490).
Both flavors of the tablet PC come with 32GB of internal memory, which can be expanded though an included microSD card slot (inactive in the first devices that landed on shelves earlier this year).
is redefining the tablet experience by pre-empting the future mobile experience today,” said Rajan Chawla, Mobile Devices business country head for Sales and Operations, India and South West Asia, Motorola Mobility, a recent article
on Androidos.in reads.
The tablet PC arrives on the market in India with all of the features that users expect it to include, starting with the large 10.1-inch touchscreen display, and going all the way to the fast dual-core 1GHz application processor it was packed with.
XOOM is the first tablet PC from Motorola, and was launched as the first device in the world to run under the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system.
The device comes with a 1GHz nVIDIA Tegra 2 application processor inside, complemented by 1GB RAM, capable of providing users with great performance capabilities, as well as with impressive multimedia features.
The Motorola XOOM
also sports a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with support for HD video recording, as well as a 2MP camera on the front, which enables video chatting.
The tablet PC also offers WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity capabilities, along with built-in GPS receiver, and support for a wide range of Google Mobile services and for applications.
Recently, Motorola announced the release of Android 3.1 for XOOM
, and update that also unlocks the microSD card slot on this device.