Motorola is going to re-enter the tablet market of U.K. and Ireland with Motorola Xoom 2. Xoom 2 is being revealed in 2 flavors — a traditional 10-inch Xoom 2 and an 8.2-inch Xoom 2 Media Edition. The traditional version comes with built-in options and is fit for business users while the media edition is best for media addicts.
Both these tabs are powered with 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, run Android 3.2 Honeycomb and provide Wi-Fi connectivity. The displays of both tablets are made by Gorilla Glass and are also covered with a special splash-guard coating which makes them more durable and stain resistant.
Both sport a 5 Mega-pixel rear facing camera while a 1.3 Mega-pixel front facing shooter. Cameras are powered by digital zoom, auto focus, and LED flash. Both these tabs have got a 1GB RAM and 16GB storage capacity.
According to Motorola, Xoom 2 is similar in shape and size to the original Xoom. But it has got a brighter and more vibrant display. The edges of tablet are designed with a flattened edge that’s supposed to make the tablet easier to hold. The battery of Xoom 2 (traditional edition) promises to give a back up of up to 10 hours on a single charge.
Both versions of Xoom 2 have got a new MotoCast app that allows users to wirelessly stream music, photos, videos, and other content between their tablets and their PCs. A special “Work and Play” kit allows users to connect their tabs to HDTV and control them via a bluetooth keyboard or mouse.
For business users, Xoom 2 comes pre-loaded with several useful functions like data encryption, VPN support, and Active Sync for synchonizing e-mail, contacts, and calendar appointments. It also includes both USB and Ethernet ports.
The media edition is primarily created for entertainment. The screen of media edition offers a 178 degree viewing angle to let multiple users watch movies on same time. Motorola says that graphics perform 20% faster and there’s added support of virtual surround sound in the device, which makes game play a lot better. There’s also a pre-loaded remote app which allows you to control your TV through your tablet. The battery offers only a six hours back up on a full charge.
What are your thoughts about these two Android Tablets? Let me and others know your thoughts and opinions in the Disqus thread below and keep visiting Gadget Media for more interesting news and stuff.