Motorola Getting Back into the Tablet Market

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Motorola hasn’t been a player in the tablet market for years, but that is going to change; it’s CEO says his company is branching out from making phones once again.

Motorola XoomDuring an interview with Engadget, Dennis Woodside was asked about any tablet plans. His answered “That’s something we are working on.” However, he declined to reveal any specifics.

Motorola became a subsidiary of Google last year, and many have speculated that the two are going to collaborate to create new generations of Android-powered smartphones, with the recently-released Moto X being the first of these. Now it seems tablets are going to be a part of the strategy as well.

Years ago, the two worked together on the Motorola Xoom, the very first device with Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) — this tablet was not a success, and neither was the follow-up Xyboard, leaving them plenty of room for improvment in future mutual endeavors. 

Source: Engadget



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