Motorola Droid XYBOARD tablets are available online and in stores today from Verizon Wireless. For a limited time only, buyers of the Droid RAZR receive $100 off a Droid XYBOARD tablet and $50 off select Motorola accessories. Some videos show the great features of the XYBOARD and new accessories. The Droid RAZR has received excellent reviews and named Editors' Choice.
For the promotion Verizon Wireless is showing a new commercial and calls the Droid XYBOARD, "A Home Theater for Your Hands." Motorola has outfitted Droid XYBOARDs with many accessories (videos follow).
There's a nifty smart control a super remote that's more like a touchpad and works with voice too. A wireless keyboard works as keyboard and touchpad. The portfolio protects the tablet, adjust angles and holds the keyboard. You can also buy a VGA adapter to view the Droid XYBOARD screen on a monitor.
The introduction videos shows water poured over the Droid XYBOARD and general features. The announcer suggest using the Droid XYBOARD for sharing video. The water pouring is impressive, the coating is called water resistant. For those who use a tablet while sitting in the Jacuzzi or waiting for the bus in drizzle (light snow) may have found the best tablet choice. We've got a call out to Verizon and Motorola for the exact water specifications. You definitely could pour club soda over it or expose it to drizzle. Water damage is a major problem with tablets and cell phones.
There is good video showing how the Android software works which is great to view if you never used Android or a tablet before.
The Droid XYBOARD 10.1 is optimized for productivity and comes with stylus for note taking. The Droid XYBOARD 8.2 is designed for portable entertainment with 2.1 adaptive virtual surround sound and a high-definition display for enjoying videos.
The new Droid XYBOARD tablets have:
- Dual-core 1.2 GHz processors.
- 1 GB of RAM
- MotoCast for wireless remote access of files and streaming media.
- Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass touchscreens with coated with water-repellent nanoparticles.
- Android 3.2 Honeycomb to be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
- Brilliant high-definition displays with wide viewing angles.
- Magnesium-reinforced bodies with aluminum housing and super portable form-factors.
- Business features include enterprise-grade security.
- Quickoffice HD, Citrix GoToMeeting and Google Talk for video conferencing.
- Super fast 4G LTE data access from the Verizon network.
- Mobile Hotspot Capability – share 4G LTE connection with up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices
- 5-megapixel rear-facing HD cameras with digital zoom, autofocus and LED flash.
- 1.3-megapixel HD front-facing cameras perfect for video chatting with friends and family
- Dijit app to use the tablets as universal remote control for consumer electronics
The Droid XYBOARD 10.1 pricing is 16 GB for $529.99, 32 GB for $629.99 and 64 GB for $729.99 all with a new two-year customer agreement from Verizon Wireless.
TheDroid XYBOARD 8.2 pricing is 16 GB for $429.99 and 32 GB for $529.99 both with a new two-year customer agreement from Verizon Wireless.
The Droid RAZR commerical for the U.K. shows a vixen throwing the RAZR into elevator doors to stop the doors and she gets her man. The description s ays "RAZR is back and sexier than ever."