The Motorola XOOM had everything we needed to be a success in the market, but many disadvantages (such as the high price and lack of polish Honeycomb) has led to an unfavorable sales period. That led to start talking of XOOM 2 shortly after the onset [...]
In recent months there was much talk about conflicts of patents between Apple and Samsung. Firms crisscrossed all kinds of accusations and the battle is not over yet. The most recent example is the blockade imposed by the block to the Koreans to can not sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany.
this stage of the game we all know that Steve Jobs and company go to great lengths when it comes to file lawsuits against rival companies. But when it seemed that the fight was focused on a figure emerged Samsung had been kept secret so far, reporting that Cupertino Motorola sued by XOOM .id=”more-16483″>
far no more details are known about the complaint (which was filed in U.S. District Court in Düsseldorf, Germany), but the data collected indicate that the main reason for this charge is the violation of patents Comet Motorola when designing your tablet .
has not been confirmed is if the apple had a precautionary measure r to block sales of the gadget in Europe, but would not be surprising if this materializes. It is worth remembering that these companies have had legal disputes in the past, although it is the first time they face issues related to electronic tablets.
Way | Patents FOSS.
Launch of Xoom Motorola generated a lot of expectations among users of Android, but unfortunately not had the desired sales performance . In hardware terms the device was excellent, but being the first to work with Honeycomb had many points to improve .And it seems that the manufacturing company is planning to launch soon a successor to the multi-gadget . The information leaked after it appeared by mistake a Motorola web site which showed some images an apparent second generation of that tablet .
can see the photos submitted by Pocketnow on Engadget.
Track | Pocketnow.
Currently the technology market is governed by the electronic tablet, and are several companies that have submitted their devices belonging to this genre . One of the most anticipated of the 2011 was the Motorola XOOM , but so far is taking too prominent performance in sales .
gadget, the first to market with Android 3.0, was launched on 24 February and to date has only sold 100 000 units . It really is a very low number because it has been over a month from the date of onset, and Apple fans took the opportunity to mock tablet Motorola and Google software .id=”more-14624″> One of the main drawbacks that have led this team has performed so mediocre is that found several flaws in Honeycomb . This has meant that users want to wait a little longer to test this version of Android developed exclusively for tablets.
Another drawback is that the Android Market has virtually no editing apps created for OS 3.0 Google . Applications are, but none has an optimized version to the software platform on which purport to be executed.There
happens while still passing week. Over 10 companies want to sell 100 000 tablets in a little over a month, but all the publicity it has received Motorola XOOM we can say that the trade performance of the gadget does not exceed the line of mediocre and is starting to worry the U.S. company executives.
Way | Network World.
few days ago I commented that XOOM, 3.0 tablet with Motorola’s Android, had appeared for the reservation at Best Buy for $ 1200 . As noted at the time it was a placeholder and the corporation announced that the official price is 800 greenbacks .
Anyway, this gadget multi is considerably more expensive than the competition, though it has a very interesting explanation. Sanjay Jha, co-CEO of Motorola, said the cost is higher but users will benefit from breathtaking speed to navigate the Internet through wireless networks .id=”more-14033″>
“Our ability to deliver 4G service justifies the price $ 799 , the executive said in an interview. Now we must keep in mind that XOOM does not support 4G networks, so the statement was rather confusing at first .Jha
But after correctly explained the situation: “Users of the Motorola XOOM will quickly and free of charge, the LTE upgrade (technical standard that is known to 4G) that will allow Tablet travel at a speed ‘real’ of 50 MB per second “.
that speed I think that I would pay $ 800 with your eyes closed . Seriously, seems like a very good business for U.S. users who require a powerful connection to enjoy the capabilities of your tablet.
be seen whether Motorola XOOM when put up for sale outside the United States lowered the price a little because many countries are not prepared to provide speed to 4G .
Here in Argentina, for example, fertilizers make you sweat 3G users to reach a speed of 2 MB (I know from experience) … so the chances are a bit away from that offer Motorola United States .
Source | The Wall Street Journal.
During the transmission of the last Super Bowl football was issued two very interesting commercial . On the one hand, Sony Ericsson shocked the world formalizing the Xperia Play (popularly known as PlayStation Phone), but the highlight of the night was Motorola .
U.S. corporation filed a Notice where released to XOOM, its tablet with Android 3.0 , and today we find that the gadget is now available at Best Buy for Pre-sale . Is the Price? Some painful $ 1,199.99 . But it seems that style=”text-decoration: ‘s a little trick , and the final cost would be less .id=”more-13989″>
The appearance of this figure surprised many of the surfers who came committed to reserve your Motorola XOOM . But all indications are that this would be only a “placeholder” (like to make clear that the equipment is high-end) and gadget price drop to $ 800 when sales officer .
part is a relief for prospective buyers since early February had announced a $ 800 gadget and suddenly expensive without notice . Anyway, still not too cheap for those who live in countries where the relationship between the dollar and the currency is very uneven .According to European media
tablet Motorola appear in the Old World with a price of thousand euros . See if that figure also changes in the adjustment informed by the Americans.
Sources | Engadget | Best Buy | Engadget.