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Motorola: to compete against iPad 2, you need a cheaper XOOM

Mar 07, 2011, 17:04 (2 Talkback[s])
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"It�s the same great Android Honeycomb taste, but less expensive. In order to repel Apple�s iPad 2 onslaught, Motorola�s XOOM needs to come down in price.

"This week�s launch of Apple�s iPad 2 was a real eye-opener for a lot of us. Nobody expected the company to be able to deliver a thinner, significantly faster tablet at a base price of $499 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model. Right now, Apple�s competitors are eating the iPad 2�s dust, and the device hasn�t even gone onsale yet.

"Some manufacturers, like Samsung, are just plain dumbfounded and are finding themselves having to re-evaluate their tablet strategies altogether and reconsidering their product launches."

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