Motorola XOOM to be available from May 6th in the UAE, accessories detailed

By on April 21, 2011
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Axiom Telecom bags exclusive distribution rights.

Press release:
Motorola Mobility, Inc. today announced the appointment of Axiom Telecom as a distributor for the new Motorola XOOM with Wi-Fi edition exclusively across the GCC region, landing the highly anticipated device at Axiom stores and other key retailers on May 6th, 2011.

This partnership will see Axiom Telecom bring the 10.1-inch Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablet with Android 3.0 Honeycomb to all Axiom stores across the region. Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi will retail in the GCC from AED2,699.

“Motorola XOOM is a truly innovative tablet. Its design, coupled with being the first tablet to have Android 3.0, results in a user experience that is sure to delight consumers in the region.  We are pleased to be partnering with Axiom Telecom to ensure that shoppers receive best in class service and advice in-store,” said Raed Hafez, general manager for Motorola Mobility, Middle East & Africa.

“Bringing the latest devices first to our consumers has always been our focus at Axiom. We are thrilled to bring the Motorola XOOM to the region and hold a special preview for customers. This is part of Axiom’s long-term business strategy to partner with manufacturers in a way that enables the public to try new devices prior to their launch in the market,” said Faisal Al Bannai – CEO of Axiom Telecom.

Motorola XOOM showcases the innovations of the Honeycomb user experience – including widgets, true multi-tasking, browsing, notifications and customisation – on a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display, enabling video content that’s richer and clearer than ever before.

With a dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, Motorola XOOM delivers exceptionally fast web-browsing performance. The latest Google Mobile services include Google Maps 5.0 with 3D interaction and a user menu that is fully Arabized for the Middle Eastern consumer.  Motorola XOOM also supports Adobe Flash Player 10.2 beta downloadable from Android Market, enabling the delivery of rich Flash based web content including videos, casual games and rich Internet applications.

Motorola Smart Accessories*

To enhance your experience, Motorola also offers the following accessories for Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi, all available through Axiom’s own retail outlets.

- 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.

- A protective portfolio case.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

  • Janwillem2005

    Where can I purchase it in Dubai 

    • Mufaddal Fakhruddin

       Axiom are the official and exclusive distributors of Xoom, so you should be able to find it in any Axiom store in the city.

    • Mufaddal Fakhruddin

       Axiom are the official and exclusive distributors of Xoom, so you should be able to find it in any Axiom store in the city.

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