Motorola XOOM (Verizon) Teardown

Motorola XOOM: In the box

As of this writing, the Motorola XOOM is available in the U.S. for $599 (with a 2-yr contract from Verizon) or $799 (with no contract). It runs Google's Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) operating system. The first XOOMs are 3G models, but Verizon plans to offer an LTE 4G upgrade. Once we begin dissecting the device, you'll see how.

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