Motorola XOOM adds Wi-Fi only - features Android 3.1

Motorola XOOM adds Wi-Fi only - features Android 3.1

Motorola has today announced the launch of a Wi-Fi only version of the Motorola XOOM. The tablet still features the same hardware as its 3G counterpart – 1GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM and a 10.1 display – but will run on Android 3.1.

The Wi-Fi only version will also include some improvements including support for PC joysticks and gamepads via USB, support for picture transfer directly from a camera via USB, improved multi-tasking and Adobe Flash preloaded. Most of the new additions come from the new update to Honeycomb – Android 3.0.

And for those who have the 3G version, which is currently on sale with Telstra, will also get the Android 3.1 update in July – though that date is from Motorola, and is subject to carrier availability. The update will also see the microSD card slot activated on the Motorola XOOM – yes, you heard that right, meaning that you can have up to 64GB.

The tablet will be on sale via JB Hi-FI today, among selected retailers elsewhere, for AU$689.


Share Tweet Send
0 Comments
Loading...
You've successfully subscribed to TechGeek
Great! Next, complete checkout for full access to TechGeek
Welcome back! You've successfully signed in
Success! Your account is fully activated, you now have access to all content.