On November 3, Motorola officially revealed two new the Series Tablet of Xoom2 in Europe. In addition to a common 10.1-inch tablet, it also comes with a “non-mainstream” 8.2-inch slate called Xoom 2 Media Edition.
The Xoom 2 Media Edition features a Gorilla glass Protection screen which can effectively scratch and possesses the anti-liquid Spillers function. It also promises a 20-percent improvement over the original Xoom in the graphics department, which, along with a 178 degree viewing angle make the tablet optimized for media consumption, as the name implies. And the built-in sound effects can enhance bass output and it features integrated remote control home appliances.
Like the Xoom 2, The Media Edition still measures up at 0.35 inches thick. and packs in the same 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 3.2, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage. It also offers up front and rear-facing cameras at 1.3 megapixel and five megapixel, respectively, plus Motorola’s new Splash-guard protection. Both the two tablets are looking to appeal to business types, with QuickOffice, Evernote and Twonky (that means DLNA-compatible streaming) all pre-installed. Fortunately, Motorola has already announced that yes, like the new-released Eee Pad Transformer Prime, the two new Xooms can both expect a lick of Ice Cream Sandwich(Android 4.0) update some time after launch.
Both the Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition are set to launch in the UK and Ireland later this month. The Media Edition is priced up at £329.99.