Motorola XOOM launches in Lebanon

By on June 6, 2011
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Motorola’s Honeycomb tablet now available for $775 USD at retail stores.

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Motorola Mobility GMBH, a subsidiary of Motorola Mobility, Inc. has announced the availability of the award-winning Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablet in Lebanon from Class retail outlets across the country, and distribution exclusively by Class to Virgin Megastores. The first device to run on Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi features a dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, front-facing and rear-facing cameras, true multi-tasking functionality, and the latest Google Mobile services on a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display. The MSRP for Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi will be $775 USD.

“Motorola XOOM is an innovative tablet designed to deliver fast performance, rich and clear HD video content and a unique Honeycomb user experience – being the first tablet to run Android 3.0,” said Raed Hafez, General Manager for Motorola Mobility, Middle East & Africa. “In partnership with Class, we are delighted to bring the Motorola XOOM to our customers in Lebanon.”

“We have always been at the forefront of providing our consumers with the latest world-class mobility devices, and we are thrilled to continue this custom with our exclusive distribution of the Motorola XOOM in Lebanon,” said Mustafa Al-Shab, Owner and General Manager, Class Cellular Communication Systems.

Motorola XOOM Features

Motorola XOOM delivers exceptionally fast performance with its dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM. The tablet showcases the innovations of the Honeycomb user experience – including an interactive, customizable homescreen with moveable widgets, notifications and tabbed browsing – on a 10.1-inch 1280×800 widescreen HD display, enabling video content that’s richer and clearer than ever before. Support for HDMI enables viewing of videos and movies on larger screens, such as HD televisions.  A 5MP rear-facing camera captures HD video, and a 2MP front-facing camera enables clear video chats using Google Talk.

The latest Google Mobile services include Google Maps 5.0 with 3D interaction and access to over 200,000 apps from Android Market. Motorola XOOM also supports a beta version of Adobe Flash Player 10.2 downloadable from Android Market, enabling the delivery of rich Flash-based Web content including videos, casual games and rich Internet applications.

Motorola XOOM also features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting.  The tablet supports up to 10 hours of video playback and charges in half the time of some competitive tablets on the market.


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