Conclusion: The Motorola Xoom is a solid feeling bit of hardware that unfortunately, feels a little unfinished. This is largely down to the many force closes we experienced and the scarcity of available apps – two things which we're sure will only improve with time (and software updates). As such, the Xoom represents more of an investment right now than a must have purchase.
Excerpt: As we put rubber to road on our Motorola Xoom review, it's important to note that it was only a matter of time before the Android army delivered a proper iPad competitor. Moto's partnership with Google (and use of the 3.0 version of its mobile operating system, Honeycomb ), has made that assumed inevitability a very serious reality. There can be little question that the Xoom is certainly a contender for the hearts and minds of potential tablet buyers in the market.
Pros: Android 3.0 onboard, Super fast, super capable, Front and rear-facing cameras
Cons: OS is still buggy, Some issues with hardware buttons, Very little native software available
Summary: A quick look around any tech blog will highlight one thing: 2011 is indeed the year of the tablet. CES was full of dozens upon dozens of tablets from various manufacturers across the globe. While most were nothing special, certain devices caught our attention. One such device is the Motorola XOOM tablet. Boasting a dual-core 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 processor, 1GB of RAM, 1200 x 800 10.1″ display, 1080p video playback and output, and Android 3.0.
Excerpt: It’s here. The highly-anticipated Motorola Xoom tablet has hit the market, marking Motorola’s first significant foray into the tablet PC world. Slim, lightweight and aesthetically marvelous, the Xoom is a compliment to Motorola’s Google-based Droid phones. While you simply can’t review a tablet PC without comparing it to Apple’s iPad, let’s take a look at the Xoom on its own merits before we delve into comparison.