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People's choice: Motorola Xoom or Apple iPad 2?

Motorola Xoom has arrived and the Apple iPad 2 has been revealed. These are the two leading tablet contenders of 2011. Which of the two would you prefer to use? Take our poll.

The Motorola Xoom, the first official Google tablet, has officially landed and the early reviews are in. The Apple iPad 2 has been revealed and will shortly be in the hands of the masses. These two are emerging as the top picks in a tablet market that is about to be flooded with innumerable choices. If you had to choose between Xoom and iPad 2, which would you pick?

From a purely technical standpoint, the two tablets are roughly equal. But, the Xoom has a more PC-like feel to it and a much more open ecosystem, while the iPad 2 has a friendlier price and a lot more software apps.

Will technophiles gravitate to the Xoom while consumers buy the iPad 2? Which one will business professionals prefer? Answer our poll below and then jump into the discussion to tell us why you chose the one you did. Or, if you prefer another tablet other than the Xoom or iPad 2, jump into the discussion and tell us us your reasoning.

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