Motorola Mobility to launch Motorola XOOM with KDDI in Japan

Motorola Mobility, Inc. today announced the intention to bring Motorola XOOM with Wi-Fi through KDDI in Japan. The award-winning tablet is the first device with Google’s Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), designed specifically for tablets. The tablet is expected to be available from April 2011.

“We’re pleased to be introducing Motorola XOOM to Japan,” said Kazuhiko Masuda, general manager of Consumer Service and Product Planning Division, KDDI. “We are very thankful that Motorola has chosen KDDI as the partner to launch Motorola XOOM. Motorola XOOM is a very exciting product with cutting-edge technology and we are confident that the Japanese market will welcome the debut of Motorola XOOM.”

“Motorola XOOM redefines the tablet experience,” said Spiros Nikolakopoulos, vice president and general manager, International Distribution Markets, Motorola Mobility. “We are very excited to offer Japanese consumers the next-generation capabilities of Motorola XOOM – and give them more ways to connect with friends, have fun and stay productive while on the go.”

Motorola XOOM delivers a new type of experience with a 1GHz dual-core processor; a 10.1-inch (25.65 cm) widescreen HD display with 1280×800 resolution to support HD video both on-device and on an HDMI-equipped display; a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera for HD video capture and 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats; and a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting.

Motorola XOOM features the latest Google Mobile services, including Google Maps 5.0 with 3D interaction. Whether surfing the web, playing 3D games, or video-chatting with friends, Motorola XOOM will delight consumers with its ease of use, speed and vivid graphics. Video and other rich web content plays seamlessly with Adobe Flash Player.

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Motorola XOOM supports up to 10 hours of video playback, and charges in half the time of competitive tablets on the market.??
Motorola Smart Accessories will have a Standard Dock for watching video content or listening to music through external speakers as the device charges, a Speaker HD Dock for sending HD content directly to a TV or clearly listening to music through two built-in speakers without attaching external speakers, and a accustom Bluetooth wireless keyboard with special Android shortcut keys.

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