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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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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...