Motorola Xoom 2 and XOOM 2 Media Edition launched in UK and Ireland

Motorola has launched two new tablets, Motorola Xoom 2 and XOOM 2 Media Edition in UK and Ireland. Both these feature Android 3.2 (Honeycomb), a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, displays with Corning Gorilla Glass and a splashguard coating. Both these tablets comes with 1.3 MP front and 5 MP rear-facing HD cameras with digital zoom, auto focus, and LED flash, 1GB RAM and 16 GB storage.

The Motorola Xoom 2 features 10.1 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass, Splash-guard and special flattened edges for easier holding. It is 8.8 mm thick and weighs 599 g. It is aimed for business users with enterprise-grade security and Active Sync for work email, contacts and calendar. USB and Ethernet connectivity, pre-loaded Citrix Receiver and Citrix GoToMeeting and MotoCast so you can access and stream your files from your PC or Mac to your tablet. It offers 10+ hours Web usage and over 1 month stand-by.

The XOOM 2 Media Edition features 8.2 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass with Display optimisation for wide 178 degree viewing angles. It is 8.99 mm thick and weighs 386 g. It is Preloaded with MotoCast that lets you access and stream your files from your PC or Mac to your tablet. It has a 20 percent improvement in graphics performance over the original Motorola XOOM for smoother gaming, features adaptive virtual surround sound with multiple speakers and booming bass. It offers 6+ hrs Web usage and more than 3 days of music playback.


Motorola XOOM 2 and Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition, Wi-Fi variants will be available in the UK and Ireland in mid-November. UK customers can pre-register the tablets from Carphone Warehouse.

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