Motorola uses the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 even to launch the Xoom. Xoom is the answer from Motorola in Tablet PC to challenge iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab. And the Xoom specialty is using Android 3.0 Honeycomb as the operating system.
Android 3.0 Honeycomb has been optimized to run for tablet, not like Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Honeycomb has many features to fit with tablet that has bigger display compare than smartphones. So, Xoom is claimed to be the first Android operating system created specifically for the tablet. Xoom be special because the tablet first to adopt the Honeycomb.
Unlike other cell phone or tablet, in the bezel Xoom does not have a single button. All controls are controlled from the touch screen, while, at the side of the tablet have a number of such micro USB connector and HDMI to be able to watch HD video through the television.
As demonstrated by the staff of Motorola at CES (as information, the visitors were not allowed the slightest touch the body and screen Xoom – ed.), Xoom smoothly shows some advantages, such as the existence of widgets, features multitasking, multimedia capabilities, the images are crystal clear camera and sharp as well as internet access speed.
However, David Briggs, a technician in charge of explaining the features Xoom to the visitor can not say precisely when one participant asked about explaining the advantages Xoom than its competitors, such as iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab, to people who do not understand in depth the technology
“If it is, let us ask the marketing people,” David joked. But David quickly added that Xoom is a fantastic tablet for the user.
“The tablet has been using Honeycomb, can work smoothly multitasking, high-resolution cameras, large screens and impressive multimedia capabilities,” he claims.
Not only that, Tablet Xoom Motorola Mobility output was also ordained as the best gadget at the show.
“We took a big risk and it paid off. Initially, we did not know whether the public would understand (advantage) of the product, but proved they understand it,” said Chief Software Engineer Motorola Mobility Seang Chau.
Chief Executive Mobility Sanjay Jha believes , Xoom will be a strong competitor in the market tablet Honeycomb thanks to Google’s software, which created specifically for tablet computers.
“(Xoom) is the next-generation tablet. Our cooperation with Google is very intense and successfully released a number of great technology,” Jha thoroughly.
Motorola Xoom will be launched later this month in the United States by cooperating with mobile provider Verizon. Motorola has not been able to explain when Xoom can be enjoyed by people in other parts of the world