Motorola reveals Xoom, its first Android-powered tablet

Motorola Xoom

Motorola revealed their first Android-powered tablet named Xoom today at CES. The tablet runs on Android 3.0 tagged as Honeycomb, an Android OS for tablets.

Motorola Xoom features a 10.1 inch (1280×800) capacitive display that supports 1080p HD video and HDMI output with a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting for new types of applications. The device using the Honeycomb OS can support multitasking and real-time widgets.

It has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting over Wi-Fi or 3G/4G LTE and also a rear-facing 5-megapixel cam that can capture 720p HD videos.

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3G and Wi-Fi enabled Xoom is expected to hit the market in the first quarter of this year while units with 4G connectivity will come out in the second quarter. The device will launch on Verizon.

[via Mashable]