Building on the success of Motorola XOOM, Motorola Mobility Germany is rocking the tablet world yet again with two additions that bring enhanced experiences to the German market viz. Motorola XOOM 2 and Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition – boasting powerful productivity, rich entertainment and customizable experiences – are the answer to consumers looking for a tablet that can keep up with their lifestyle. Both tablets feature 3G and Wi-Fi capabilities and are expected to be available in February 2012.
The new Motorola XOOM 2 and Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition feature Android 3.2, a dual core 1.2 GHz processor, Corning Gorilla Glass and a splashguard coating. In addition, both tablets include the new MotoCast app that lets you stream all your music, photos, videos and documents between your PC or Mac and tablet without any media tools, apps, or cords!
Motorola XOOM 2 sports a 10.1″ inch widescreen HD display and Android 3.2 Honeycomb like its predecessor, but the similarities end there. The display is brighter and more vibrant than before with color enhancement, and the edges have been strategically designed to make the tablet more comfortable to hold, this tablet is easy on the eyes, and easy on the hands. Motorola XOOM 2 is loaded with Business Ready features like Virtual Private Network (VPN) support and data encryption. MOTOPRINT integrated into key apps so you can print wirelessly from your tablet. It is approximately 100 grams lighter than the original Motorola XOOM to make it even easier to take on the road.
Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition is easy to hold with one hand thanks to its 8.2″ inch display, and easy to take with you wherever you go, weighing less than the best-selling paperback you’ve been carrying around. Optimized for entertainment, it has a wide, 178 degree viewing angle. Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition has a 20% improvement in graphics performance over the original Motorola XOOM for smoother gaming, featuring adaptive virtual surround sound with booming bass that’ll delight your ears and make you stand out from the crowd with one of the fastest multi-tasking in its class. It can even be a universal remote control for home entertainment equipment with the personalized, custom remote control app pre-loaded on the tablet. Lastly, a splash-guard coating provides extra protection against the spills that are bound to happen when you’re having fun.
As an exclusive offer, Motorola will now have the application (app) for BILD, Europe’s biggest daily newspaper, and the app from DIE WELT Group, one of Germany’s leading national daily newspapers, pre-installed on both new tablets. Motorola XOOM 2 and Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition users will benefit from a trial subscription of 3 months.
2012 is the year of tablets and in the coming days, more and more tablets launches will be announced and prices have already started crashing. Prices of above two tablets are not known yet.