|Motorola XOOM tablet|
Motorola, reportedly has placed orders for about 700,000-800,000 units of Motorola Honeycomb based tablet, Motorola XOOM, with four color options targeting the first quarter of 2011. The news comes from Digitimes' sources from upstream component makers. They also speculated that the orders might go up as high as one million units in the quarter.
The boom in the tablet PC market stand to make greater opportunities for large, (Taiwan-based notebook chassis makers such as Catcher Technology and Foxconn Technology), as well as to others ( handset chassis makers including Taiwan Chi Cheng (CCC) and Silitech Technology) in the coming year.
Google's Android 3.0 will be powering most 7- to 10-inch tablet PCs as the Android OS 3.0 also known as Honeycomb is specially made for tablets. Currently, Motorola and Samsung are Google's priority partners with LG Electronics and High Tech Computer (HTC) following behind for the Android 3.0, according to Digitimes.
The Xoom tablet PC is attractive tablet PC with a 10.1-inch touch panel (1280 by 800), powered by Nvidia's Tegra 2 processor with 3G network capability which is upgradable to 4G. The XOOM has HDMI and USB ports,a 5-megapixel camera and front facing webcam for video conferencing. From the current tablet landscape, Motorola XOOM, stands out as the most attractive Android Tablet to me.