Thursday, November 3, 2011

Motorola Xoom 2 & Xoom 2 Media Edition Announced


Motorola has just officially announced the Motorola Xoom 2 and the Xoom 2 Media Edition. Specs include a 1.2 ghz Dual-Core Processor (we're assuming it is of TI origins), runs on HoneyComb, has a 10.1 inch HD display with Gorilla Glass for the Xoom 2 and the Xoom 2 M.E has a 8.2 inch HD display with gorilla glass as well, 1.3 MP front shooter and 5 MP rear shooter, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage and the rest are distinct to either models which we will cover later.

Lets start with the distinct features that the Motorola Xoom 2 has - it has a splash-guard feature and special flattened edges for easier holding, estimated 10 hour battery life with a 1 month (!) standby time, has 3D virtual surround sound and weighs 599 grams. It comes bundled with enterprise stuff such as enterprise-grade security and ActiveSync for work e-mail, contacts and calendar. USB and Ethernet connectivity, preloaded Citrix Receiver and Citrix GoToMeeting, Preloaded with MotoCast so you can access your files from your PC or Mac to your tablet.

Moving on to the Xoom 2 Media Edition, it has display optimisations for wide viewing angles - perfect for videos, estimated 6 hours of web usage and 3 days of music playback, has adaptive virtual surround sound speakers and booming bass and weighs a mere 386 grams. It also comes preloaded with Motocast to access files from your PC or Mac to your tablet.

There's also an optional stylus pen available for the Motorola Xoom 2 which we believe is of similar styling as the one found on the HTC Flyer. No word on pricing or availability yet, but you can check out the promo video below while we find out more:

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