Motorola Xoom WiFi/UMTS

Specifications

Motorola Xoom WiFi/UMTSNotebook: Motorola Xoom WiFi/UMTS (Xoom Series)
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 2 (250)
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 2)
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.73kg
Average Score: 74.5% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 59%, features: 70%, display: 84% mobility: 97%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Motorola Xoom WiFi/UMTS

87% Review Motorola Xoom WiFi/UMTS Tablet/MID | Notebookcheck
ZOOM ZOOM.The first 10.1" Motorola tablet goes by the name XOOM. Nothing could possibly go wrong, one would think. If Motorola applies their know-how from smart phones, touch interfaces and the Android operating system in the Xoom Tablet correctly, the Xoom should be one of the best sellers in summer 2011.
The Best Tablet for You
Source: PC World English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2011
Ten... high-end Android tablets
Source: Reg Hardware English
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/09/2011
Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi + Verizon Wireless Tablet PC Review
Source: Legit Reviews English
The Motorola Xoom with Android 3.2 is an impressive tablet that is supports Adobe Flash 10.3 and has the potential to replace the PC for many people!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/13/2011
67% Motorola Xoom reviewed: the good and the bad
Source: PC Authority English
Despite these gripes, we like the Motorola Xoom. It’s well made, the hardware is powerful and battery life is good. Before you rush out and buy one, though, we’d urge you to pause and consider a couple of things. First, the price is a little high. In numerous areas – the screen, the apps and the slick performance – this tablet lags behind the iPad 2, yet it costs exactly the same amount. Second, for all that’s good about the Xoom, it isn’t the only Android 3-enabled tablet around. Asus’ 16GB Transformer (see p48), for example, is cheaper, boasts a better screen and is slightly slicker in use. For those reasons, even if you’re desperate to buy an Android tablet, we’d advise you to hold onto your cash for the time being and see what the next few months bring. The Motorola Xoom ups the ante, without a doubt, but it isn’t everything that we’d been wishing for.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/25/2011
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 67% performance: 67% features: 83% ergonomy: 83%
80% Motorola XOOM
Source: ITP English
The Xoom is a fast and capable Android tablet but a few annoying issues and a high price tag stifle its appeal.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/12/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80%
70% Motorola Xoom (Wi-Fi)
Source: PC Mag English
This leaves a couple other strictly Wi-Fi, Honeycomb tablet options. The Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 (3.5 stars) is cheaper no matter which model you get, the 16GB ($399) or the 32GB ($499). It also has a great keyboard-with-trackpad dock accessory that snaps on and folds the tablet into a makeshift netbook, though it costs $149 extra. The Acer Iconia Tab A500 ($449, 3.5 stars) is quite similar to the Xoom in many regards, but its $450 price tag only gets you 16GB—but if that's all you need, it's obviously a better deal. For a deeper dive, read our Motorola Xoom review, which discusses the tablet in greater detail. Everything you need to know about design, performance, the OS, and apps is there.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/08/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Motorola Xoom (Verizon Wireless)
Source: PC Mag English
The Motorola Xoom lacked key features out of the gate, but it has slowly addressed the majority of them, aside from the non-working microSD slot. The Xoom is beautiful, with an intuitive and customizable (though slightly redundant and cluttered) user interface, excellent screen quality, and some very useful apps and features, like Talk and the dual cameras with a built-in flash. Whether the Android Market will catch up to Honeycomb, however, remains to be seen. The Xoom lacks the app selection and overall grace that makes the iPad 2 the best tablet currently available. Furthermore, there are other Honeycomb tablets that offer more features, like the 3D-enhanced T-Mobile G-Slate with Google (by LG) ($629, 3.5 stars), or cost less, like the Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 ($449, 3.5 stars). After being first out of the gate, the Motorola Xoom has plenty of competition, and while it is a quality device, it does little to differentiate itself.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Motorola Xoom WiFi 32GB Review
Source: T Break English
Overall, the Xoom is a pretty solid tablet, however, the size and weight are more than what I personally prefer- other people I showed the tablet do didn’t mind that at all. I would recommend that you go play with one at your nearby Axiom store to get a feel of it. Priced at AED 2699, the Motorola Xoom is definitely a decent competitor to the iPad- especially for a geek that likes to tweak their system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
67% Motorola Xoom 32GB WiFi review
Source: It Pro English
Luckily the Xoom's own cameras capture reasonably good-looking footage. Clips look much crisper and sharper than the iPad's miserable little cameras, which admittedly isn't difficult. Footage captured in low-light conditions is quite grainy and the dual LED flash only helps so much. You'd still get better looking results from a recent HD Flip camera, but it'd good enough in a pinch even if using a tablet as a camera feels very conspicuous.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/12/2011
Rating: Total score: 67%
85% Motorola Xoom
Source: Reg Hardware English
Despite the weight, despite the price, despite everything, the Motorola Xoom has the power to move me. It feels so solid and performs so reliably that I increasingly find myself using it in preference to my iPad 2 whenever Apple compatibility is not an issue. The problem is that it’s an intellectual love affair. While I adore my iPad, I admire and respect my Xoom.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/09/2011
Rating: Total score: 85%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 2): In Tegra 3 SoC integrated ultra low power GPU. Depending on the model clocked at 300 to 400 MHz.

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

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


2 (250): SoC (System on a Chip) with a integrated Corex A9 Dual-Core, GeForce ULP and other dedicated subprocessors (Audio, Video).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.


0.73 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.


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


74.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Acer Iconia Tab A200
Tegra 2 (250), 0.71 kg
» Medion Lifetab P9514
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101G
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Archos 101 G9
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Acer Iconia Tab A501
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 18382DG
Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
» Toshiba AT100-100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad K1
Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
» Packard Bell Liberty Tab G100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v
Tegra 2 (250), 0.574 kg
» Hannspree Hannspad
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101
Tegra 2 (250), 0.68 kg
» Asus Eee Pad Slider
Tegra 2 (250), 0.976 kg
» Viewsonic ViewPad 10s
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Motorola Xoom 3G
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Viewsonic gTablet
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Acer Iconia Tab A500
Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
» Toshiba Tablet
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 10"
Tegra 2 (250), 0.6 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10W
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10V
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10U
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Advent Vega
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10K
Tegra 2 (250), 0.86 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10Z
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Toshiba Folio 100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.76 kg
» Toshiba AC100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Lenovo IdeaTab S2109
Tegra 2 (250), 9.7", 0.6 kg
» Medion Lifetab P9516 32GB+3G
Tegra 2 (250), 10", 0.767 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)