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Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Remove phone

Posted: 14 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0.4, 4.0, 3.2, 3.1, 3.0)Android (4.0) 
Dimensions9.80 x 6.61 x 0.51 inches (249 x 167.8 x 12.9 mm)9.4 x 6.4 x 0.35 inches (240 x 164 x 8.8 mm) 
Weight25.75 oz (730 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
20 oz (567 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
Colors Black 
Display
Physical size10.1 inches8.9 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1920 x 1200 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 ppi254 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.

 IPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

70.78 %59.18 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
FlashDual LED  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Software FeaturesDigital zoom  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)  
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

NVIDIA Tegra 2TI OMAP4470 
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, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

YesPowerVR SGX544 @ 384 MHz 
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 RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

32 GB32 GB 
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable 
Video playback10.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA  
Music player   
Features Dolby Digital Plus 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerStereo speakers 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope 
NotificationsService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
Other featuresVoice recording  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDRYes 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n, dual-band 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device  
HDMI1.4Yes 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

GPS, A-GPSWi-Fi positioning 
NavigationYes  
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced14 Feb 201106 Sep 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period 12 Months 
Accessories USB 2.0 cable, Quick Start Guide 
MSRP price $ 299 

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