Motorola DROID Xyboard Verizon

Well, this is a nice Friday morning surprise. All five variants of Motorola's DROID Xyboard are now available from purchase for Verizon's online store, with pricing set at $429.99 or $529.99 for the 16GB or 32GB versions of the 8.2-inch model or $529.99, $629.99 or $729.99 for the big 10.1-inch brother in 16, 32, or 64GB variants. All of the aforementioned prices include a two-year contract. Although the Xyboard variants are currently only available from Verizon online, those of you that prefer a more hands-on, brick and mortar experience will be able to pick them up from a Verizon store beginning December 12th.

The fact that the DROID Xyboards appeared on Verizon's online store this morning caught some folks off guard because although Verizon had said in the past that they'd be available this month, it never gave any kind of specific launch date. Now the follow-ups to the original Honeycomb tablet are here, strange branding and all. The good news is that unlike the original Xoom, these Xyboards come with 4G LTE connectivity out of the gate. So, anyone buying?

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The DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and DROID XYBOARD 8.2 by Motorola are available online starting today at www.verizonwireless.com. Both tablets will be in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Monday, Dec. 12. For a limited time only, customers can take advantage of a special promotion and receive $100 off a DROID XYBOARD tablet with the purchase of a DROID RAZR™ by Motorola with a new two-year customer agreement.

Lighter than a paperback book and thinner than an AAA battery, the DROID XYBOARD tablets feature Android™ 3.2 Honeycomb, the blazing speeds of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network, enterprise-grade security and the power of dual-core 1.2 GHz processors. Both tablets will be upgraded to Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Plus, they are equipped with MotoCast™ for remote access to non DRM-protected music, pictures, videos and documents stored on work or home computers’ hard drives. DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and 8.2 customers can soar through the Web at blazing download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps within 4G LTE Mobile Broadband coverage areas.


The DROID XYBOARD 10.1 will be available in three models: 16 GB for $529.99 and 32 GB for $629.99. The 64 GB model will be available online for $729.99. All three with a new two-year customer agreement.

The DROID XYBOARD 8.2 will be available in two models: 16 GB for $429.99 and 32 GB for $529.99, both with a new two-year customer agreement.

Customers that purchase a DROID XYBOARD tablet will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Mobile Broadband data plan starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data.

Customers can visit www.droiddoes.com/xyboard for information about the DROID XYBOARD tablets by Motorola. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.


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Christopher Williams iPad, it's the only tablet with good apps. Right now Android for tablets is a nightmare.
William Prado Sony tablet S
Daniel Kallini Craig wireless tab ftw! Lol jk it's okay if u want an android tablet that's cheap.. I put a honeycomb rom on it so it works just fine
Asher Enciso its so expensive, is that an on contract price? if so, its ridiculous
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Phillip Lassetter The one and only Transformer Prime. It will dominate all.
Luis Lopez iPad 2. ;-)
Geoffrey P. Spicer Can't afford one:)
Peter Kis Typing this on a xoom 2. That thing is suprisingly nice. It's very light and the Battlestar Galactica edges make it comfortable to hold
Chris Mcnug Michniewicz My asus transformer
Cory Wilson I'm waiting for that new Samsung super tablet
Zakari Ghachi Transformer prime, my iPad 2 is already on Craigslist
Joseph Olvera HP Touchpad.
John Alves iPad!!!!!!!!!! :D
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Michael Jones Transformer Prime. I can't wait!!
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Carmen Jessica I truly love my iPad 2...
Zach Cline Still rocking the original Ipad
Larry Ayonn Keep telling yourself that Renaldo. I bought my wife an Asus Transformer, and she loves it! I'll be buying a Transformer Prime for myself when it comes out.
Adan James Salinas Interestingly enough if you buy a razr on contract you get $100 off a xyboard.
Steve Williams tab 10.1 for sure. :)
Obrien Forbes The most cost effective tablet these days is a rooted nook color. Honestly. I bought one for 110 black friday and have the SAME android tablet experience as those that have spent 2 to 4 times more than I have.
Jennifer DeAlmeida My free TouchPad is great for me! ;)
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Ian Schumacher 99 dollar touchpad FTW
John Moura Yeah the name makes no sense since it essentially means "Wood Board"
Zach Cline You get what you pay for.
Jorge Arm in today's economy i dont see myself forking over $429 or $729 for any tablets....lets wait for the $99 tablets to make it to our shores with ICS
Johannes Sveen Ekrem Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ;)
Brent Lacy A free one!
Chris Hagood Love my Asus Transformer (even though the glass is cracked clear across the front...). And I wouldn't mind having an Acer Iconia A100; I played around with it, and it's a nice little tablet.
Hansel Starley That name is ridiculous.

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