Motorola Droid Xyboard Series

Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2"Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 8.2 inch, 10.1 inch
Weight: 0.4kg, 0.6kg
Price: 500, 600 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 8 reviews)
: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1"

Specifications

Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1"Notebook: Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1"
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.6kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Motorola homepage
 Droid Xyboard 10.1" (Model)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

60% Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 (Verizon Wireless)
Source: PC Mag English
The Motorola Xyboard isn't a bad tablet. It's good looking, and it works. But it doesn't stand out in a crowd of similar Android tablets, all with the same Honeycomb-based problems, and it's more expensive than the others.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 & Xyboard 8.2 Tablets Review
Source: Techspot English
People that read my reviews frequently might have noticed about my preference for smaller tablets over larger ones. I simply find a 10.1-inch tablet unwieldy, even if it is relatively light. As such, I greatly prefer the cheaper 8.2-inch Droid Xyboard over the 10.1-inch model. Both are very nice, or at least as much so as Android Honeycomb allows, and they offer blazing LTE data speeds. Price and required monthly data contracts will be their undoing though. In a world where Apple's iPad 2 is available for the same price as the Xyboard 10.1 and Amazon is offering a solid 7-inch Android tablet for less than half the cost of the 8.2, Motorola will be fighting uphill battles. Even if they are pretty nice machines.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2011
Droid Xyboard 10.1 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English
When the Motorola Xoom was launched with Honeycomb, I was slightly disappointed by its hardware design and the below average quality of the display. Consequently, I was happily surprised when I saw the Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 for the first time, the chassis design is sleek and elegant and the IPS display offers high contrast and great color accuracy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2011
Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 Review
Source: Slashgear English
The question that’ll be popping up on most XOOM owners minds at one point or another now is this: should I upgrade? With a tablet that’s got such a similar processor and a display that’s not especially improved over the original XOOM, it’s essentially only the chassis and the fact that you can no longer use a microSD card that should sway you in one direction or the other – not to mention the money you’ll have to drop to move from one model to the next. If you’ve already got a tablet, I’ll say, this probably isn’t going to seem like much of an improvement over the model you’ve already got.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2011

 

Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2"

Specifications

Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2"Notebook: Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2"
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 8.2 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Motorola homepage
 Droid Xyboard 8.2" (Model)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

60% Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 (Verizon Wireless)
Source: PC Mag English
If you're interested in a small tablet with integrated wireless, we'd also suggest looking at the T-Mobile Springboard 4G. If you're in a location with T-Mobile service, it'll give you similar powers to the Xyboard, but at a considerably lower price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 Review
Source: Slashgear English
This tablet is nice, and if you rule out the facts that it’ll cost you an arm and a leg to first purchase it then pay each month for 4G LTE connectivity, you’ve got a nice tablet on your hands. I find myself very skeptical that there’s a real need for data-connected tablets on today’s market outside those people who’ve got specific use-cases in mind, so if you’re just an average lady or man out there thinking of picking up a tablet for fun, I still suggest you look into a wifi-only tablet instead. That said, if you do have a need for mobile data on a tablet, this is certainly one of your better choices.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/17/2011
Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 & Xyboard 8.2 Tablets Review
Source: Techspot English
People that read my reviews frequently might have noticed about my preference for smaller tablets over larger ones. I simply find a 10.1-inch tablet unwieldy, even if it is relatively light. As such, I greatly prefer the cheaper 8.2-inch Droid Xyboard over the 10.1-inch model. Both are very nice, or at least as much so as Android Honeycomb allows, and they offer blazing LTE data speeds. Price and required monthly data contracts will be their undoing though. In a world where Apple's iPad 2 is available for the same price as the Xyboard 10.1 and Amazon is offering a solid 7-inch Android tablet for less than half the cost of the 8.2, Motorola will be fighting uphill battles. Even if they are pretty nice machines.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2011
Droid Xyboard 8.2 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English
The Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 finally lands in the US, after being released in Europe last month as the Motorola Zoom 2 Media Edition. We don’t know why the name is different, but the hardware is almost identical. I say almost because this version is powered by Verizon’s 4G LTE network, which has no equivalent in Europe. Beyond its mobile broadband capabilities, Motorola pitches this device as being “tough”, praising its materials as “a force field of protection”. But this is not an armored tablet: it weighs 0.85lbs (13.75oz) and is equipped with an IPS LCD display and virtual surround sound, says Motorola. This sounds good, but I’m going to tell you how it feels to use one in the real world… ready?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2011

 

Comment

Motorola: The 1928 founded company was split in 2011. Motorola Mobility Inc. focusses on mobile phones and started with a first Motorola tablet computer.


These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

unknown:

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


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10.1: The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.4 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

0.6 kg:


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)