New pictures of Motorola Sholes tablet reveal 5MP camera, FM radio

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New pictures of Motorola Sholes tablet reveal 5MP camera, FM radio
For the second straight day, we have some leaked pictures of the Motorola Sholes tablet to show you, and with the new images we are able to pick up some new info. For example, we can clearly see the the camera is a 5MP unit, just like what is on the DROID, and is not 8MP as reported earlier. We can also clearly see that the Sholes tablet sports an FM radio. We are still waiting for Motorola to officially introduce this to the public so we can get a more in-depth look at the specs. But from what we've seen so far, if you love the DROID, you should have similar feelings for the tablet. By the way, you'll notice that the tablet (or the XT701 as it will apparently be called for China Unicom) does not have the physical QWERTY keyboard that is part of the DROID, but does have a small bulge on the lower right side of the unit that could have been designed to make the tablet easier to grip, or to house some extra components.

source: androidin (translated) via Engadget




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12 Comments

11. josuearisty

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

This is not SHOLES TABLET, this is just a phone which is going to CHINA, there is another TABLET and is more pretty. The real SHOLES TABLET 8mp camera is going to T-MO, and has a HDMI port

12. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009

mmmmmmmmmmmm its the same phone as mentioned in this article

10. deschats

Posts: 193; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

HAHA it only works within china's network.

5. mthoren68

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 21, 2009

This looks a little thicker than I thought it would be given the absence of a physical keyboard.

8. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

thats what i was thinking but i guess it gives room for a better battery, processor, memory etc (but i wouldnt be surprised if it didnt measure up spec wise to the droid since the droid to motorola is just "sooo speciallllll")... but if you think about it, if you take the keyboard off the droid and just the keyboard not the entire keyboard base (its flat so you wont be taking off much) and keep it in standard candy-bar form, you'll definitely be left with a little thickness that will probably measure up to the length of the sholes.

4. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

I'd hang out w/ this, and I think that bulge on the side is just a designed illusion- right where the bulge curves back into the body, the side slants outward..

3. MarcMaiden

Posts: 25; Member since: Nov 24, 2009

is android 2.1 supposed to look like the sense UI? or is that something new as well

2. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009

your welcome phonearena. you forgot to mention that its running android 2.1

6. biggles

Posts: 269; Member since: Oct 15, 2009

@vzwman - what's the word on the htc passion?

7. darthray

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 04, 2009

yeah vzwman, whats the word on the release of the htc passion? everyday i check on phone arena news hoping to see a final release date on the phone. somebody know?

9. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009

there is a good chance that the next android phone for verizon mite not be the htc passion. rumors are that the Saygus VPhone may be the next android phone wich i think is BS

1. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

The Xperia is not a "massive" phone ... which by comparision shows the Sholes isn't either. But some of the angles in the picture makes it look like an unwieldy giant, awkward pics of the Sholes indeed.

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