The Xoom flagship Android tablet gets a date and some pricesJanuary 23, 2011: 3:08 PM ET
Leaked images reveal details about the Google tablet's launch.
Whether or not Motorola's (MOT) Xoom is the official Google (GOOG) Tablet in the way the Nexus One and Nexus S are official Google phones is uncertain. However, when Google has shown of Android on a tablet, they've shown off the Xoom, both at Dive into Mobile and CES.
Details about the launch of the Xoom surfaced this weekend. Engadget tipsters sent in a Best Buy (BBY) sheet which seemed to indicate a planned February 17th release. Pricing varies between leaks from $699 to $799.
The Xoom is a 32GB, 10.1 inch tablet with a 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor. Initial units will be 3G on Verizon while subsequent versions will have 4G connectivity (Q2 release). That screen shows an impressive 1280 x 800 resolution, 5 megapixel camera, 720p video recording and 1080p video playback. As for wireless, it sports 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. The battery, like Apple's (AAPL) iPad is rated to be capable of supporting 10 hours of video.
Motorola's teaser video is below: