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Motorola Xyboard 10.1 review

7.1/10 AVG.
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7.1/10
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The Motorola Xyboard 10.1 currently has an Informr score of 7.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 28 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.2 GHz
Screen Size
10.1"
Camera
5+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


PhoneArena

Frankly, the Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 is a respectable tablet within the Android sphere, even more when it packs additional goodies such as an IR blaster and stylus, but when it’s pitted against the newly available iPad, its cost is by far its kryptonite. Consider this, that the iPad rocks a star...

- John V. , PhoneArena
TabletPCReview

The Xyboard 10.1 is a good attempt from Motorola to provide the enterprise crowd with a reliable tablet option. In some ways, in succeeds: if you avoid video-intensive activities, battery life is solid, it has 4G connectivity, and many of its preloaded business apps are extremely useful. But on the...

- Grant Hatchimonji, TabletPCReview
BitBitByte

The Xyboard is one of the best Android tablets we’ve used despite not possessing any one standalone feature. At the end of the day it is a combination of lots of small things that makes the Xyboard a winner for us — light weight, vivid display, lengthy runtime, etc. As far as a direct i...

- Mike Norris, BitBitByte
Droid Life

The XYBOARD was doomed to a bad release date and poor marketing.

- Eric, Droid Life
GottaBeMobile

The Droid XYBOARD 10.1 is $30 more than the iPad, which could leave some users immediately looking for Apple’s tablet, but in the long run $30 isn’t worth worrying about. THe XYBOARD 10.1 has many features that the $499 iPad does not; like 4G LTE connectivity, an IR blaster, usable cameras and a sty...

- Josh Smith, GottaBeMobile


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Screen Size
10.1"

The Motorola Xyboard 10.1's screen size is 10.1 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1.2 GHz

There is a Dual Core OMAP 4 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16/32/64 GB

Internal memory is 16/32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
7000mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 7000 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 48 days standby time, 10 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Xyboard 10.1 Specs

Overview
Release date January 27, 2012
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
variations
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EV-DO Rev. B, HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
variations
SIM card size
No
variations
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Dual Core OMAP 4 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 16/32/64 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 7000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 10 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 10 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 48 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 25.4 x 17.3 x 0.9 cm (10 x 6.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 603 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 10.1 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Scratch resistant
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP
Additional Email Features Push Email, Gmail, Yahoo Mail
Messaging No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, White balance, Scene Mode
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WMA, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, PPT, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Motorola MZ615, Xyboard 10.1 Wi-Fi

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