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Motorola XOOM Remove phone

Posted: 14 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.0, 3.2, 3.1, 3.0)Android (4.0, 3.2) 
Dimensions9.80 x 6.61 x 0.51 inches (249 x 167.8 x 12.9 mm)9.09 x 6.21 x 0.34 inches (230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6 mm) 
Weight25.75 oz (730 g)
the average is 21.6 oz (618 g)
16.05 oz (455 g)
the average is 21.6 oz (618 g)
 
Display
Physical size10.1 inches8.9 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

149 ppi170 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

 TFT 
Screen-to-body ratio70.78 %63.07 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesDigital zoom  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
Hardware
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1000 MHzDual-core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorYesYes 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1 GB RAM  
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Capacity 6100 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Video playback10.00 hours  
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 17, 4 
DataHSPA, UMTSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device  
HDMI1.4  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced14 Feb 201128 Aug 2011 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 28 Oct 2011 
 FCC ID value: A3LSGHI957 link 

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