Is the Motorola Xoom a Worthy iPad 2 Competitor?

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It’s been more than 2 months since the release of the Motorola XOOM and many have named it as the best android tablet currently on the market. But of cause the natural question everyone is asking, is how does the Motorola Xoom stack up against the iPad2. Is the Xoom a real competitor to Apple’s iPad or is it just another also ran like many of the tablets that have come before it.

On paper Motorola’s Xooms specs compare favorably against both the iPad and iPad 2.

  • It ‘s driven by a 1 GHz dual core processor,
  • 1 GB of RAM,
  • 1200 x 800 screen resolution
  • 2 cameras (5 MP rear and 3 MP front).
  • Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), an operating system customized for tablets.
  • In terms of price the Wi-Fi only version of the Xoom with 32 GB of storage is slightly more expensive than the iPad 2 with the same specs.

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iPhone Average Price Increases $30; iOS Use Reaches 160 Million

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Apple Inc. COO Tim Cook has disclosed that over 160 million Apple iOS based devices have been sold up to December 2010. He was speaking at a conference call held to discuss Apple Inc.’s Q1 results. The Apple iOS operating system is used to power a number of Apple products including the iPhone, iPod touch, Pad and Apple TV. At the conference call, Cook credited the iOS for the tremendous popularity of all Apple mobile products and said that the competition – Google’s Android operating system was unable to replicate its success. “We think that our integrated approach is much better for the end user, because it takes out all of the complexity for the end user, instead of making the end user a systems integrator themselves, I don’t know about you, but I don’t know many people who want to be systems integrators,” Cook said. → Read More