WiFi-only Motorola XYBOARD Tablets go on Pre-order; Shipping Date January 18
Motorola has started to accept pre-order for its latest Android WiFi only tablets Motorola XYBOARD. The company also announced shipping date for the tablet. Even though the tablet was first known as the DROID XYBOARD, as it lacks cellular radio, the “Droid” pre-fix has been removed from the name. Motorola announced the two XYBOARD versions a few weeks ago that include 8.2 and 10.1 inches tablets.
Motorola Droid XYBOARD tablets are powered by A dual-core TI OMAP 4430 1.2GHz processor and sports A 5MP camera, 1GB of RAM and 1.3MP front-facing camera for video chat. Only difference between XYBOARD tablets is its screen size, 8.2″ and 10.1 inches.
When it comes to the pricing, the 16GB 10.12″ WiFi only model is priced at $499.99 and 32GB available for price of $599.99. On the other hand, the 8.2 inch WiFi only model will set you back $399.99 for 16GB and $499.99 for 32 GB model. Motorola has started to take the pre-order right now, if you have been waiting fot the tablet, just head over to the Motorola’s site and place an order right now. According to the company, the tablet will be shipped starting January 18. If you are for LTE device, just note the LTE version of the tablet is available if you are ready to pay $20 more than WiFi version, you will have to pay monthly cell bill though.
Specs of 10.1 XYBOARD
- ANDROID PLATFORM: Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) upgradeable
- CAMERA: 5 MP rear / HD front webcam, digital zoom, LED flash, auto focus
- WEB CAM: 1.3 MP P2P
- MUSIC PLAYER: Google Music Player
- VIDEO CAPABLE: 1080p video playback
- VIDEO CAPTURE: HD video capture
- PLAYABLE FORMATS: AAC, H.263, H.264, MP3, eAAC+, OGG, MIDI, AMR NB, AAC+
- BATTERY TYPE: 7000 mAh Li Ion
- BROWSING OVER WIFI: up to approx. 10 hrs.
- WIFI: 802.11 a,b,g,n
- BLUETOOTH TECHNOLOGY: Stereo Bluetooth technology 2.1+EDR
- CONNECTOR TYPE: Micro USB; HDMI out
- HEADSET JACK: 3.5 mm
- MP3 PLAYBACK: up to approx. 6 days
- STANDBY TIME: up to 48 days on 3G; 33 days on 4G
- VIDEO PLAYBACK TIME: up to approx. 10 hrs.
- EMAIL: POP3 and IMAP4
- INSTANT MESSAGING: Google Plus Messenger, Google Talk
- CUSTOM NAVIGATION: 5 fully customizable home screens
- MICROPHONE: Built-in microphone
- TOUCH SCREEN: Yes, with stylus support
- VIRTUAL KEYBOARD: Portrait and Landscape
- DISPLAY TYPE: TFT / IPS-enhanced
- SIZE (H X W X D): 253.9 x 173.6 x 8.80 mm
- DISPLAY SIZE: 10.1-in.; 1280 x 800
- WEIGHT: 603 gram
- MATERIALS AND FINISH: Anodized aluminum