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Motorola Xoom Teardown: Inside The New Android Tablet

UBM TechInsights, a sister company to UBM Techweb, InformationWeek's parent company, took apart the newest Motorola tablet, the 10.1-inch Xoom, the first dual-core Android tablet and the first tablet to run Android 3.0 (Honeycomb). Inside is Nvidia's Tegra 2 processor. In fact, many of the Xoom's components are similar to those of Motorola's newest smartphone, the Atrix 4G. That's not a surprise given that Apple and Samsung, for example, share design components across tablets and smartphones; an
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And ... we're in. We've removed the back cover before starting to dive into all of the tablet components. The back cover has a more rubberized grip; in fact, the device is plastic whereas the iPad is aluminum.

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