BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Motorola Mobility, Inc. today announced the availability of the award-winning Motorola XOOM™ tablet in Argentina first through Personal. The first device to run on the Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb) platform, Motorola XOOM features a 1GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM, front-facing and rear-facing cameras, 2MP and 5MP, true multitasking functionality and the latest Google™ Mobile services on a 10.1-inch (25.65cm) widescreen HD display. Motorola Xoom Accessories are available at The Xoom Shop.
“Argentina continues to be important to our company’s global strategy, which is why we’re bringing the country our most ground-breaking products”, said Maurizio Angelone, vice president and general manager Mobile Devices Latin America, Motorola Mobility. “We’ve received an exceptional response from consumers and carriers in our U.S. and European markets, and we want to build the same excitement in Latin America”.
“With more than the fifty percent* of the smartphones market and the eighty percent* of Android-powered devices, Personal launches first in Argentina the Motorola XOOM, the first full tablet with exclusive and free content –HD games, books, movies, series, and others- to give our clients an optimized users experience through a unique device. Giving more value to our services is our strategy vision that have posicioned Personal as the leading company in mobile innovation, with the broadest share in VAS –more than the fourty two percent-, upon the services sales in Latinamerica”, said Guillermo Rivaben, Director General de Personal.
Motorola XOOM Features
Motorola XOOM delivers exceptionally fast performance with its dual-core processor of 1GHz each and 1GB of RAM. The tablet showcases the innovations of the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) user experience – including an interactive, customizable homescreen with moveable widgets, notifications and tabbed browsing – on a 10.1-inch, 1280×800 widescreen HD display, enabling video content that’s richer and clearer than ever before. Support for HDMI enables viewing of videos and movies in full HD 1080p. A 5-megapixel rear-facing camera captures HD 720p video, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera enables clear video chats using Google Talk™.
The latest Google™ Mobile services include Google Maps 5.0™ with 3D interaction and access to more than 150,000 apps from Android Market™. Motorola XOOM also supports Adobe® Flash® Player 10.2 downloadable from Android Market, enabling the delivery of rich Flash-based Web content including videos, casual games and Internet applications.
n addition, Motorola XOOM features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting. The tablet supports up to 10 hours of video playback and charges in half the time of some competitive tablets on the market. The tablet includes also an internal memory of 32GB that users can access through micro USB port.
Motorola Smart Accessories Available At The Xoom Shop Here
To enhance your experience, Motorola also offers the following accessories for Motorola XOOM:
• A Standard Dock for watching video content or listening to music through external speakers as the device charges
• A Speaker HD Dock for sending HD content directly to a TV via HDMI or clearly listening to music through two built-in speakers – eliminating the need to attach external speakers
• A custom keyboard with Bluetooth® wireless technology and special Android shortcut keys
Motorola is also working to jump start the ecosystem expansion that will result from the launch of Motorola XOOM with a new version of the Android OS. Motorola has been collaborating closely with innovative application partners across a variety of categories, including gaming, entertainment and business productivity, to optimize their applications for this new category of mobile computing devices.
Motorola XOOM will be available in Argentina first through Personal, which will sell it with exclusive and free contents for its clients: HD games, movies, series, books, etc. Pre-sales of Motorola XOOM start April 13 at www.personal.com.ar.
About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices.