The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Final Roundby Anand Lal Shimpi on April 25, 2011 11:15 PM EST
When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of NAND on board. Inside the Xoom, as you're all familiar with is NVIDIA's Tegra 2 SoC. Tegra 2 was Google's reference SoC for the Honeycomb release of Android, and thus it's been the heart and soul of all recently announced Honeycomb tablets.
NVIDIA, eager to parade its success with Tegra 2, shipped me a box containing four WiFi Motorola Xooms to give away to our most loyal readers. The third Xoom goes to AnandTech reader benso87, respond to my email to claim your prize! Remember you have seven days to claim your prize otherwise you forefit it. Also remember that the contest is only available to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico). Be sure to read the eligibility section to make sure you aren't disqualified if you win!
There's only one Xoom left, here's a pic of the lonely box:
To enter the contest simply respond to this post with comment explaining something you'd like to see in the next-generation of tablets or SoCs (please only respond once). Good luck!
Now the basic rules. The contest is only available to US residents and you're only allowed to enter once - for full details read below.
Entries will be accepted from 11:15 PM ET on April 25, 2011 through 11:15 PM ET on April 27, 2011. Winner will be selected by April 28, 2011.
Good luck everyone :)
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pikatung - Monday, April 25, 2011 - linkMore Pen based input options
sjankech - Monday, April 25, 2011 - linki gotta agree with this post. some form of pen based input would be awesome
cknobman - Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - linkI would like to see more pen based input options as well
Maethorr - Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - linkI would like to see wacom level pen imput, better security with two factor authentication options, better encryption options built in, the option to do multiple os boot/homebrew, bigger drives or dual drives with a ssd main drive and a hdd data drive. 8 hour min heavy workload battery life. I also want to see better resolution screens as well as more size choices i.e. a 10 inch with 720p or 1080p resolution would be really nice.
sethiol - Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - linkyes, this...I would also lik to see some docking options. I have been looking for something to mount in my car that could replace/ augment my head unit and this is getting closer and closer to computer touch screen in car that I can take with me
hammer256 - Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - linkPen based solution for taking notes in PDF files would be sweet.
thralloforcus - Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - linkAgreed, being able to type as well as write notes would be amazing, especially when taking notes on a presentation in meetings/classes
jsegaert - Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - linkAgree... docking station & keyboard
munky - Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - linkA lightweight docking keyboard, similar to the Asus Transformer, only not necessarily with an extra battery.
Machinaeist - Thursday, May 12, 2011 - linkWhy not the extra battery cant hurt¸<
i'd even like to be able to swap it or remove it just like in a classic laptop