Sanjay Jha confirms Motorola XOOM pricing at $799; Wi-Fi only model to be priced at $600

Sanjay Jha confirms Motorola XOOM pricing at $799; Wi-Fi only model to be priced at $600
Finally, those who have been waiting to find out the pricing of the Motorola XOOM have their answer-staright from the CEO's mouth. Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha announced at the MWC that the unsubsidized price of the Honeycomb flavored tablet will be $799. A Wi-Fi only model will be made available a little bit afterward at a price of $600.

The Motorola XOOM has been picking up quite a buzz ever since CES in Las Vegas where it was named "Best in Show". With a dual-core Tegra 2 processor under the hood, and Android 3.0 running the show, the tablet is about as high-end as you can get although it will launch as a 3G device upgradeable to Verizon's LTE network. The 10.1 inch display features resolution of  1280 x 800 and the XOOM features a 5MP camera with dual LED flash on back and a 2MP front facing camera.

Just the other day, we reported that Best Buy was planning on taking pre-orders for the tablet on Thursday, priced at $1,199. That price, of course, turned out to be a placeholder and the entire page was taken down by the big box retailer. Unfortunately, it also looks like the Thursday start of pre-orders was also incorrect. But With Verizon having started to turn its attention from the Apple iPhone to the HTC Thunderbolt, we would expect the launch of the Motorola XOOM to not be that far away.

source: AndroidGuys

Recommended Stories

Loading Comments...
FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless