Marketed towards family use, this tablet includes an assortment of pre-installed apps, such as Zoodles (a "kid mode" app), QuickOffice Pro HD, SimCity Deluxe, and more. It measures 0.51"-thick, weighs 1.6 lbs., and features an NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor, 10.1" 1280x800 touchscreen LCD display, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, front and rear cameras, accelerometer, gyroscope, microSD card slot, up to 10 hours of battery life, micro USB and HDMI connectivity, Google Android 3.1 (Honeycomb), and more.
Best Buy offers the just-released Motorola Xoom Family Edition 16GB Google Android Tablet in Licorice for $379. (It won't be sold elsewhere.) Activate this link to score free shipping. Other than the storage capacity, the hardware specifications are the same as the existing 32GB model, which we listed in August for $400. (Amazon Visa cardholders could have gotten that one for $351.) Sales tax is added where applicable.
Posted October 17, 2011