CES 2011: Motorola Xoom wins Best Gadget Award

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Motorola Xoom tablet
Las Vegas, Jan 10: The gadget World Cup came to an end. The much hyped Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 in Las Vegas has showcased the new generation electronic gadgets which will rule the world in coming years. The four-day show, which is considered as the biggest technology-related trade show in the world, finished on Sunday, Jan 9.

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Motorola won the heart of millions with their latest products. And moreover, its Xoom tablet won the best new gadget at CES. The Xoom tablet, which runs on Google's latest 'tablet only OS' Android 3.0 Honeycomb, gathered much attention at the show.

Motorola Xoom has a 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. It is powered with Nvidia Tegra 2 dual core processor which can deliver up to 2GHz of power. This new tablet has dual cameras, 2 megapixel camera at front for video calling and an 5 megapixel at rear which supports 720p high-definition video capture.

The tablet market, which is dominated by Apple iPad, is witnessing more and more tablets from different manufactures. Motorola Xoom is considered as the new iPad killer. In response to new tablets, the technology giant Apple is planning to revamp the iPad and to add additional features like camera, Flash support etc.

Read: Motorola Xoom Vs Apple iPad

"We took big risks and they paid off. We didn't know if people would get it; but obviously they got it." said Motorola Mobility chief software engineer Seang Chau.

Motorola Xoom will hit markets by Mar 2011. Motorola has not yet announced the price of Xoom tablet. Stay tuned for more updates.

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