Droid Xyboard Tablets On Sale Now

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The Droid Xyboard 10.1 and 8.2-inch tablets are officially available, with Verizon selling the devices on its website starting today. 

Droid Xyboard tabletsThe two tablets are identical internally, with both featuring a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, a 5MP rear-facing camera, a 1.3MP front face webcam and an IR transmitter for home theater use. While the tablets ship with Android Honeycomb 3.2, the slates are said to receive an Ice Cream Sandwich update in the near future. 

Once again, it comes into question if Big Red overpriced the 4G LTE-enabled tablets, with a 16GB 8.2-inch Xyboard costing $430 and a similarly sized 10.1-inch Xyboard selling for $530, plus a two-year data agreement. Additionally, a 32GB and 64GB 10.1-inch tablet retails for $630 and $730, respectively, while a 32GB 8.2-inch slate is priced at $530. 

With data plans at a minimum of $30 per month, the cheapest of the Moto tablets will cost almost $1,150 over the course of the two-year agreement. Be sure to check out our first look at these Android slates to see if the tablets are worth their price tags. 




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