Motorola should have released this a month ago.
Amazon.com (AMZN), Best Buy (BBY), Costco (COST), RadioShack (RSH), Sam's Club, Staples(SPLS) and Walmart (WMT) will all be selling the Motorola (MMI) XOOM on March 27th, Motorola announced today. The $599, 32GB tablet matches up with Apple's(AAPL) 32GB Wifi iPad on price but offers some interesting differentiators:
The iPad on the other hand is thinner, lighter and has Apple's famed hardware/software integration. Apple also has the marketing money and product placement people to make sure everyone knows about the iPad 2. More
The XOOM software experience seems to be coming piecemeal.
Motorola's (MMI) XOOM, by most accounts, would be the best tablet you could buy right now if it weren't for Apple's (AAPL) year+ lead in building ARM-based experiences. That being said, Motorola does offer some advantages over the product from Cupertino. One of these advantages is the ability to play Flash on a 10-inch screen. Unfortunately for Motorola and Google (GOOG), that MORESeth Weintraub - Mar 11, 2011 11:13 AM ET
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