The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Round 2by Anand Lal Shimpi on April 19, 2011 1:30 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. We're still trying to contact the winner of the first Xoom. 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!
Here's a shot of the remaining three:
We'll be giving one away every two days until we're out of WiFi Xooms. Sound like a plan?
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 1:30 PM ET on April 19, 2011 through 1:30 PM ET on April 21, 2011. Winner will be selected by April 22, 2011.
Good luck everyone :)
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xphyld - Thursday, April 21, 2011 - linkI'd buy one if it was $399. Why pay premium for an incomplete product?
haveto - Thursday, April 21, 2011 - linkDecent keyboard
desperate_cry - Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - linkI would like one with a keyboard. Oh wait...that would make it an underpowered laptop :) Never mind.
jrcaptain - Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - linkI could use it at work. Could load up thing need in airplane, therefore less books to haul.
UnlikelyKiller - Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - linkwould be nice
kirbalo - Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - linkI'll take both of them... ;-)
Would be my in-flight entertainment!
jsegaert - Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - linkI like the docking station for keyboard and mouse idea
gravity360 - Thursday, April 21, 2011 - linkAsus Transformer anyone?
kbp - Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - linkNeed one for about half the price.
phryguy - Thursday, April 21, 2011 - linkYep, lower prices would be nice.