Motorola's Honeycomb tablet CES teaser features the new red logo

Motorola's Honeycomb tablet CES teaser features the new red logo
Clay tablets, Motorola, really? The company is obviously alluding, in its CES 2011 teaser, how ancient the current high-end tablets like the iPad and the Galaxy Tab will look like, compared to its own svelte and powerful creation.

Motorola has uploaded a CES 2011 teaser for its Android Honeycomb tablet, pointing out that the iPad is a big iPhone, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab runs Android made for a phone. Nothing wrong with capitalizing on the fact that Moto's slate will probably be the first with Google's tablet-focused Android Honeycomb UI. A direct take on the main competitors is very American and patriotic, we must say, in the spirit of Coke and Pepsi.

It all ends with a busy bee landing on the company's new crimson red logo, stamped on the tablet's pedestal, which suspiciously resembles the Monolith from Arthur Clarke's "2001: A Space Odyssey. It's not something to show in your ancient history class, but is fun to watch nonetheless.

The CES 2011 starts January 6th - considering that Verizon might announce some LTE handsets then, and Microsoft will showcase its Windows tablets onslaught, all indications point to a flying start for the mobile industry next year.

source: Motorola via Engadget




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6. daniel_bargs

Posts: 325; Member since: Nov 27, 2010

hahaha its like a giant iphone but its like a giant iphone hahahha! awesome graphics and details , sound effects are very cinematic... very robert langdon. very dan brown.

7. daniel_bargs

Posts: 325; Member since: Nov 27, 2010

for sure... dan brown's next novel will be based on tablets hahaha... the commercial is very robert langdon... trivial and entertaining!

5. ecml

Posts: 129; Member since: Mar 23, 2010

Well hopefully this tablet isn't a giant Droid X.

4. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

ya this was a really cool, very ingenius commerical. with the ten commandments and rosetta stone. thats a really cool idea behind the evolution of the tablet. and yes let the apple fanboys start defending their giant ipod touch

3. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I really like the part when they also say the Ipad is nothing but a Gian IPHONE. which is so true LOL.

2. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Nice. If I were to be Motorola, I would've made the red M sign look a little bit like a honeycomb.

1. kanon

Posts: 36; Member since: Dec 09, 2010

I loved the part about the ipad i lol'd

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