Motorola has refreshed its Android tablet line with the Xyboard 10.1 and the Xyboard 8.2, which aim to hit the sweet spot between professional and consumer users. While the two tablets have much in common, the Xyboard 10.1 is geared more toward the professional user, with 16 or 32 GB of storage, a 1280 x 800 pixel transflective touch display, and a 7000-mAh battery that will easily give mobile professionals a full day's work before needing a recharge. It ships with productivity-minded apps such as Quickoffice HD, Polycom, Citrix and Citrix GotoMeeting, Fuze Meeting, and a solid calculator. It measures 9.99 x 6.83 x 0.35 inches and weighs 1.33 pounds. Verizon will offer the 16 GB Xyboard 10.1 for $529.99 with a contract, or $699.99 at full price, while the 32 GB model will set you back $629.99 with a two-year contract, or $799.99 at full price.
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