Could the Next Xoom be the Kore? UPDATE

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Update 8/11/11: It looks like the KORE is actually a fitness device. So no, the next Xoom will not be the Kore.

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There have already been hints and rumors pointing to the next-generation Motorola Xoom, and a series of domains purchased by Motorola Mobility suggest it could sport the moniker the “Kore.”

XoomEarlier this week, the Xoom maker, Motorola, picked up the following domains: MotorolaKore.com, KoreMotorola.com, Moto-Kore.com, and Motorola-Kore.com. 

None of the URLs leads to a product page, so the Kore could also be Motorola’s next Android handset. 

Virtually nothing is known about the next-generation Xoom, though speculation suggests it will run Ice Cream Sandwich, Google’s next major Android update designed to merge the smartphone-centric Gingerbread (2.3) with the tablet version of Android, Honeycomb (3.2). If Motorola is gearing up for a late 2011 unveiling, putting the device in sights for CES 2012, the Kore might also be powered by the quad-core NVIDIA Kal-El Tegra chip, which would bring a major performance boost from the original Xoom in addition to a high-density display.

The Xoom has been making headlines recently with Motorola indicating it will finally make good on the Honeycomb’s tablet’s 4G LTE upgrade in September. The upgrade was originally slated for May, two months after the initial Xoom product launch.

Source: Fusible via Android Community

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