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Xoom-Xoom: Motorola’s Xoom to launch at $800

TabletPCReview.com is reporting Motorola’s Xoom will start at $800 — a price confirmed Wednesday after much speculation. It is the first tablet to run Android 3.0, code-named Honeycomb, and will feature a 10.1-inch screen.

Me likey. Despite $800 price tag.

CNET has more on the sexy beast here.

UPDATE 3-16-2011: Motorola says it’s going to release the WiFi-only XOOM on March 27 for $599.

UPDATE 3-18-2011: Looking for specs for the WiFi-only Xoom? Click here. Information for Flash beta and the WiFi-only preorders is here.

Author: Jacqui Barrineau

Jacqui Barrineau is a writer and editor who lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., with husband Trey, a Shetland Sheepdog and two unhelpful-but-funny cats. Her work has appeared in "So to Speak" and "Calliope," and she's a regular contributor to the flash-fiction sites Paragraph Planet and Doorknobs & Bodypaint. Once upon a time, she was the audience engagement editor at USA Today. Now she does other fun things that involve advertising, marketing and social media. The views expressed here and in other outlets are hers, not her employers'. Outside of work, she's proud to serve on the Northern Virginia Community College Marketing Advisory Committee. As a committee member, she joins industry leaders in lending their knowledge and expertise to ensure the college's Marketing curriculum is relevant and responsive to the needs of the students and the surrounding business communities.

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