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WiFi-only Motorola XOOM Headed to Sam’s Club, Possibly Priced at $539

Been a lot of talk about a wifi-only Motorola XOOM lately and thanks to our friends at Sam’s Club, we think it may be closer than anyone imagined and with a better-than-previously-advertised price tag.  According to talk out of their “Year Beginning” meeting, they plan to release the device at $539 which is lower than the $599 price that Moto CEO Sanjay Jha spoke of just two weeks ago.  No word yet on an exact date, but with the same version launching in Europe during the first week of April, we’re tempted to pencil that in for a U.S. launch.

Oh, and you’ll get a good laugh out of the pricing sign listed below.  Looks like someone was working a little too fast when printing it up and missed a couple of details.

More pics after the break!  

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  • Airsmith006

    Anyone have the item number from the photos of them at Sam’s Club? Those morons can’t look anything up by name, only by product number.
    thanks

  • FM

    anyone know when it is coming??

  • Zach

    YES! That is what I have been waiting for. The $800 price tag was a little to much for me. I want to get a Xoom so I can use it with my Sling Adapter and DISH Remote Access app. With this app I can watch live streaming content anywhere I have a Wifi connection. I work at DISH Network and already use this app on my G2, it works great over 3g but at this price it would come in handy when I am traveling especially now since most planes have WiFi!

  • _yc_

    Be honest with yourselves folks. The Xoom can not compete with the iPad. You can’t just compare Xoom’s memory/storage with the iPad’s. You have to compare the whole package including the ecosystem. The iOS software runs in 256mb or 512mb more efficiently. I have an iPad 1 with 64GB + Wifi + 3G, and I can tell you that 16GB of storage is plenty for most people. They can store lots of music, movies, tv shows, magazines and books in the 16GB.

    iOS is much more mature, stable and secure than Honeycomb. The iPad also has many killer applications that the Xoom will most likely never have. From Apple alone, you have Pages, Numbers, KeyNote, iMovie, GarageBand not to mention applications from third parties. These applications cause a wide variety of people to want the iPad. No one except fanatics will buy the Xoom. If you are an MMI investor, be careful.

    • Good job posting on a forum called “DROID LIFE” about how much better the iPad is… idiot.

      • Sometimes I wonder if the iPad owners post their comments here in an attempt to justify their purchase decision.
        You bought an iPad because it apparently meets your needs. Good for you.
        Now go back and play with it.
        Maybe Droid Life should require Flash to read postings. hehe

  • Ctxx24

    Who cares if it says 2.0 bestbuy’s xoom ad was fd up

  • Guest

    Xoom is here in Washington

  • This is a hoax.

  • Android 2.0 Homeycomb? WTF?

  • What’s “Homeycomb”? Is that when you brush your buddies hair?

  • Anonymous

    I’m guessing that since Costco had the 3G Xoom tablet at launch that they’ll also be selling the wifi only version…..

  • Anonymous

    I’m guessing that since Costco had the 3G Xoom tablet at launch that they’ll also be selling the wifi only version…..

  • Anonymous

    I’m guessing that since Costco had the 3G Xoom tablet at launch that they’ll also be selling the wifi only version…..

  • Kiwiruss

    if this is a true price Im so going to be getting one.

  • Gjhughes54

    Missed it the first time…Android honeycomb 2.0?

  • Imroadkill2

    I like the Android 2.0 Honeycomb on the sign.

  • DonDallas71

    So I am confused. Are these they actually on sale right now at Sam’s like the pictures indicate? I don’t understand why they say “No word yet on an exact date” when the pictures show them on sale in stores. Also, htowngtr said they are already at costco? Has anyone actually seen these wi-fi only version for sale anywhere?

  • Anonymous

    Sounds like the dude might be onto something there.

  • Anonymous

    FYI, this is a mock store folks for display set up, etc. Signs are for product reference only, that’s why it says Android 2.0. Price is just an estimate at the time the sign was made…not what the actual price will be. Sorry to burst the bubble.

  • Anonymous

    loveshopping.us

  • This is awesome!!! I bought mine the day it came out, but I’m happy that they have something to better compete with i*ad now. Go get em!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 (I also have an i*ad, but the Xoom is 49382892428943 times better)

  • Anonymous

    From the Sam’s Club site: “If at any time you are dissatisfied with your Membership, we’ll refund your Membership fee in full”.

    While I would personally never advocate joining, buying a Xoom and then getting your membership fee refunded, it wouldn’t surprise me if some folks may chose otherwise…

  • Lj3372

    Read the fine print people! You’ve been babozzled? Don’t believe the hype. You’re being lied to!

  • Lj3372

    Why does the ad say Android 2.0? Shouldn’t it be 3.0? Just saying!

  • Anonymous

    EPIC FAIL- SECOND PIC….ANDROID 2.0 HONEYCOMB, LOL

  • Anonymous

    I said back in Feb. that the wifi only would be available in April, now we just have to wait and see if this is the real price!! If so Im on it like yesterday!!! Android rocks!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Moto better announce the Wi-Fi only XOOM before the 11th or they are pretty much DOA. Make its existence and price known to the public so they at least have a choice. Stop sitting on your hands and losing market share.

    • I agree, Moto would be really stupid to not announce this tomorrow or over the weekend because by Monday, I think people will be pretty much decided what they want. ANNOUNCE IT ALREADY MOTO!

  • Uncle paul

    Thats great news but the sobering facts are that theres no apps out for Android tablets… .I cant stand ios and apple, but they have all the content, kids games, apps about history,you name it..

    WE need to either run ios apps or witchcraft has to happen for this platform to start churning out quality content.

    • Elscorcho

      I completely agree with you.

    • Anonymous

      There’s only been one true Android Tablet out for about a week now. Calm down a bit. It will get rolling. In the mean time it runs all the normal android applications still.

    • Scea67

      No apps ?? do you live under a rock or something ?? 150,000 + apps ?? get real OK

      • we meant apps made specifically for tablets

        • Sogaimiti

          Isn’t that like food recipe’s for large tables? The Market and all my apps work on my Pandigital tablet, so it should be even better on the Xoom, can’t wait to mod it.

  • Stephen D

    If this happens, I want one.

  • Anonymous

    Does the wifi version still have a GPS chip and barometer?

  • Bscythe

    Anyone else notice the display for the Nintendo 3DS in the background?

  • vxk

    Is this at all Sam’s Clubs?

  • Anonymous

    Can’t believe nobody pointed this out but it says new (20-31) on the top sign.Meaning it would have the new tag during the week starting March 20 through to the 31? Maybe.

  • Anonymous

    Can’t believe nobody pointed this out but it says new (20-31) on the top sign.Meaning it would have the new tag during the week starting March 20 through to the 31? Maybe.

    • Dramageek

      Disclaimer: I work at Sam’s.
      The “NEW” in the top right is where the Item Number usually goes on the sign. The same number then goes into the barcode at the bottom left to make the sign scanable.

      • Anonymous

        Good to know. I don’t think I’ve been in a Sam’s. This is obviously some sort of mock store or one tgat isnt open though. Was just speculating.

  • Djstar2k2

    ok now 40 more than icrap im all over this when it drop unless g slate comes in cheaper

  • Djstar2k2

    ok now 40 more than icrap im all over this when it drop unless g slate comes in cheaper

  • Man I hope this is true and hopefully they announce a release date cuz if it’s within my 30 days, I am sending this thing back to Motorola and getting this baby at Sam’s!

  • Anonymous

    At that price I would buy it over the i***. Especially from a store that I’m already a member, 90 day return policy and cheap extended warranties.

  • Ok to the person that said how do we know it is wifi only version, look at the pic that shows the whole display, on the bottom right hand corner it says “WI-FI”.

  • DatterBoy

    Guys,
    for $539 vs. an entry level iPad 2, I think it’s really a no brainer. Especially when XOOM offers:

    – 32GB on board
    – 1280 x 800 resolution
    – USB Hosting
    – Expandable memory

    At that price point, it’s really hard to argue outside of the the IPS ipad screen. At this price, I would get my own wife a XOOM over an iPad 2. The whole on the fence thing for iPad vs XOOM because of price just went out the window.

  • DatterBoy

    Guys,
    for $539 vs. an entry level iPad 2, I think it’s really a no brainer. Especially when XOOM offers:

    – 32GB on board
    – 1280 x 800 resolution
    – USB Hosting
    – Expandable memory

    At that price point, it’s really hard to argue outside of the the IPS ipad screen. At this price, I would get my own wife a XOOM over an iPad 2. The whole on the fence thing for iPad vs XOOM because of price just went out the window.

    • ManDroid

      What about Apps? I mean, seriously… google needs to address the lack of apps. We don’t even have Google Voice… and the Ipad does. WTF????

      • Deserteagle706

        First of all, the ipad had the same issue with apps when it first released. When we see all the other android tablets release, we will see a HUGE influx of tablet apps. Remember the android market exploded more than anyone thought possible in the past year alone. I am not worried about the app situation at all. Also i really hope the wifi model is really 32gb. I am very afraid that moto is going to give us a 16 gb model for the wifi.

        • Anonymous

          with the sd, youd still have more memory than the ipad….

      • Anonymous

        Android already has a Higher Marketshare than Apple (see report released today)… Apple fanbois refused to believe that would ever happen.
        Now that developers know that Android is going through the roof , more will flock to it.

        The iPad has been on the market for a while but Honeycomb is relatively new, and exclusive to Tablets… many people tend to forget that when they bring up the App argument.

  • d-roids

    so my question now is is xoom worth getting now or wait for the other tablets to show themselves? opinions?

    • Deserteagle706

      The xoom is going to be getting all the updates first and is considered the developer tablet. I will now be getting one the day it releases. I just hope they hurry. With the ipad 2, moto needs to get their heads out of their asses and get this to market.

  • d-roids

    oh WAHHHHHH?!?!?! HAILZZZZZ YEA!!!!!

  • MOOSC

    dam it I want the Toshiba tablet. can Droid life get some on if this please

  • MOOSC

    dam it I want the Toshiba tablet. can Droid life get some on if this please

  • Sams is definitely going to sell it. I work at one, but that sign is ridiculous. We never have signs that say “NEW” in the top right corner, that’s where the item number goes. Unless Homeoffice is just trying to hide the item number until release, which that looks like a brand new club so maybe it isn’t going to have its grand opening until after the release of the Wifi model.

  • Anonymous

    Can we then expect the Wi-Fi-only Xoom at Wal-Marts?

    • DrDew

      possibly. Usually we both carry the same thing( I work there) as far as cellphones/electronics most of the time. If you go on walmart.com it they have the accessories up.

      • Anonymous

        Cool, I hope so since we don’t have a Sam’s club anywhere close haha.

  • Please let this be true. I’ve been oggling the Xoom at my local Best Buy and it is so fast. The only thing it needs is more dev support and we are set!

  • Anyone else find it humorous that the above sign clearly says “Android 2.0 Honeycomb”? Clearly this is an authoritative sign maker that has his facts straight.

    • yeah…corrected. It reads “Android 2.0 Homeycomb” even better

  • Anonymous

    THERE we go! Fix that 2.0 and you have yourself a deal, and a competitor.

  • Zaire2005

    No thanks iPad 2 !! Android market is trash iTunes have fight night plus NBA jams 😉

    • Anonymous

      huh?

    • Anonymous

      some of us use these for more than playing games…

    • Jroc869

      did you really just say no thanks you want a revamped ipad 1 over a xoom. lmao even crazy hardcore crapple fanboys are pissed at the offerings of the ipad 2. why the hell would you really waste your money. o wait is it because uncle steve told you to. yeah thats probably it. he went all out this time, he finally wore a belt.

  • NOW we’re talkin’. I’ll take one or two at that price!

  • NOW we’re talkin’. I’ll take one or two at that price!

  • Firelight

    Having a hard time resisting the XOOM if this becomes reality … but I’m really planning to wait until August/September to see what everyone (manufacturers) bring to the tablet table before making a buy.

    And with so few apps optimized for Android tablets – it’s not like I’m missing much yet. I waited past the G1 for the original Droid and I think I’m doing the same thing here re:tablets.

    • Anonymous

      It’s starting, though. While doing the regular updates for my phone’s apps, I noticed more and more are saying “Added new tablet layout” or “New tablet version” in the ‘recently changed’ section. So at least for the apps that I actually use, the devs are getting on board pretty quickly.

  • JakeMG

    Sam’s membership varies. I pay $40 a year for a basic individual membership. That would still be cheaper than buying it for $500, and if you used that membership, you’d save enough to make it worth it over a year.

  • JakeMG

    Sam’s membership varies. I pay $40 a year for a basic individual membership. That would still be cheaper than buying it for $500, and if you used that membership, you’d save enough to make it worth it over a year.

  • JakeMG

    The one-day memberships typically require you pay a 10% premium on stuff you buy. A 1 year membership is $40 and worth it if you have a Sam’s near you. They have less-than-crazy bulk packaging. If you add it to your grocery shopping and clear out some necessities, you’ll likely save well over the $40 membership price in a year.

    (I don’t work for Sam’s.)

  • Anthony G

    Ipad 2 or xoom… decisions, decisions!

  • Looks like my 3G Xoom is going back to COSTCO! Luckily they have a 90 return policy!

    • Yup I had just got mine today directly from Motorola, I got if for $700 but I don’t need 3G!

  • Anonymous

    i cannot wait to buy this with my tax returns! ugh the excitement!

  • OneLove

    OMG!!!

  • Anonymous

    Crap, time to renew my sams club membership….

  • Anonymous

    Lets hope so

  • Trintlord

    Now thats a price I can line up for, $40 more than iPad but with double the memory and ANDROID (always a good thing).

  • Vishal

    Its funny the second photo says Android 2.0 Homeycomb! I hope it’s the XOOM and not china KIRF!

  • Anonymous

    Only question I have now is how much is the membership fee? I guess I could pick up a palette of toilet paper while I’m there 🙂

    • honeycomb = priceless

      check on-line for a free one day membership. they are usually floating around.

  • the picture says android 2.0 honeycomb…,clearly miss print.

    • actually it says homeycomb

    • actually it says homeycomb

  • I’ll be first in line Brandon, FL

    • Anonymous

      Rep that 813

  • Um.. why does the price tag (second pic) shows “Android 2.0 Honeycomb”?
    Fake or just a typo?

    • Treknologist

      I saw that too and just assumed it was a typo.

  • Tbarnes214

    If thats the correct price, then consider me sold!!

  • Treknologist

    One word: awesome!

  • Anonymous

    Hopefully it will come to Costco at the same price.

    • Anonymous

      Already at Costco so at the least they should price match when wifi only arrives.

  • Would be nice to know if this is also coming to BB. I assume so. Mostly cause I have about $400 in gift cards at the ready once this thing gets released…

  • Anonymous

    Homeycomb: Android for gangsters.

    • Anonymous

      Buy it B*tch!

      • honeycomb = priceless

        NOW!!!

    • 123

      AWWWWWWWWW YEEEEEEAAAAAHHHHH!

  • Mr. Joe

    Sams Club is a members place (hence the word club). You have to PAY to be a member. This is also why the price is a bit cheaper. They usually have stuff like this a tad bit cheaper.

    In the end to get a XOOM at Sams Club would cost more then just getting one at say BB for the $599.

  • Mr. Joe

    Sams Club is a members place (hence the word club). You have to PAY to be a member. This is also why the price is a bit cheaper. They usually have stuff like this a tad bit cheaper.

    In the end to get a XOOM at Sams Club would cost more then just getting one at say BB for the $599.

    • djtann3r

      I really don’t care where it is as long as it’s out. But I hear what you’re saying; I pay $50 for Costco, so I’d be paying the same amount anyway in reality.

    • djtann3r

      I really don’t care where it is as long as it’s out. But I hear what you’re saying; I pay $50 for Costco, so I’d be paying the same amount anyway in reality.

    • DBK

      Unless you know somebody with a Sams Club card, which is the case more often than not.

    • fish1552

      I only pay $35 a year for my membership to Sam’s. So that would STILL make it only $575.

    • honeycomb = priceless

      you can get a one day free membership on-line usually 😉

    • Anonymous

      Not true. Membership is only $50 so it is still $10 less. Plus if the sign is correct, you get a free case with it.

    • Lakerzz

      Not if you are already a member. (Or if you’re wife works there, muah haha!!)

  • Jak341

    I’m not sold on this yet. Nowhere do you see Wi-Fi only in any pics. Secondly, you can purchase a XOOM today at Sam’s Club for 599.74 with 2yo Verizon contract. Is Sam’s dropping the price with 2yo contract to $539.99?

    Here is the website.

    http://www.cellstores.com/eCommerce/phones/?mode=replacement&referringdomain=samsclub.com2

  • Jak341

    I’m not sold on this yet. Nowhere do you see Wi-Fi only in any pics. Secondly, you can purchase a XOOM today at Sam’s Club for 599.74 with 2yo Verizon contract. Is Sam’s dropping the price with 2yo contract to $539.99?

    Here is the website.

    http://www.cellstores.com/eCommerce/phones/?mode=replacement&referringdomain=samsclub.com2

    • Jak341

      It does say WI-FI on the table though. Didn’t see that.

    • Jak341

      It does say WI-FI on the table though. Didn’t see that.

    • Look at the pic with the whole display, look on the bottom right corner of the display.

  • thank god there is a sams club in my area, i will probably get this for my birthday next month.

  • thank god there is a sams club in my area, i will probably get this for my birthday next month.

  • Anonymous

    This is great.

    If only Moto could keep the XOOM at $539 at all retailers, they might have a chance at matching the iPad’s sales.

    But personally, I think everyone here would be fine with paying $40 more for Honeycomb. I know I would.

    • Anonymous

      Even I might buy one.

    • JakeMG

      Yeah, but this is $40 more for a 32 gig Xoom vs a 16 gig ipad for $499. 😀

      • Anonymous

        Excellent point. I forgot about that. At $539 with 32GB and a GPS, this rocks.

        I was really hating on Moto for releasing the XOOM at $800, but if they can get a $539 wifi version to Sam’s, I might consider it. It’s definitely a better deal than the iPad at its price.

    • Adam Prestin

      They have no chance of matching the iPad’s sales. There will be too many honeycomb tablets on the market for one vendor to ever manage this.

      • Anonymous

        I agree, at least for the next year or two until the i*ads sales fall to 1/4 or less market share. Not such a bad thing though if you ask me. It will cause more competition in the Android tablet sector and be good for us.

    • Anonymous

      The $499 I pad is only 16gb so ur paying 40 more for 16gb more (32gb internal), expandablr storage up to another 32gb and Honeycomb! Sounds like a hell of a deal to me!

    • Empathy101

      If you look at the trending in prices on all items…$539 will almost always drop to $499…eventually…

  • Anonymous

    I’ll be starting a line at my local Sam’s Club. lol

  • djtann3r

    PLEASE THIS MONTH!!

  • This will probably be available before my damn Notion Ink Adam gets delivered…

    • You still don’t have it yet? I thought it shipped months ago?

  • $539 for WiFi only? I’m sold. Hope this show’s up at Costco as well since I’m not sure if there’s a Sam’s Club near me . . .

  • Anonymous

    Kellex, what do I do? Sell my discounted Xoom for ~$780, pocket the cash and wait for this? Do I use it and then sell it before this is released? Help!

  • TPakQshur

    Man! I can’t wait to try out that new Android 2.0….oh, wait…huh? what? oh! LOL

  • Sold. Release it soon, Moto!

  • Sold. Release it soon, Moto!

  • Gg101

    While this is a great price, it only makes the 3g (4g later) version seem even more ridiculously priced. The extra radios really don’t cost very much for moto.

    • Anonymous

      But it’s comparable to the iPad. 32 Gig WiFi iPad2 = $599. 32 Gig WiFi Xoom = $539. 32 Gig 3G iPad2 = $739. 32 Gig 3g/4g Xoom = $799. The logic is that you get both a 3g and 4g radio in the Xoom, but the iPad only gives you 3g. So if in Apple’s model, you pay an extra $140 for a 3g radio, and the same applied for the Xoom (would bring it up to $679) then you’re paying an extra $120 for the LTE radio. Keep in mind that the radio itself is cheap, but the FCC certification and carrier testing requirements are far higher than they are with a 3g/4g radio, thus the expense.

      • 32 GB wifi iPad 2 = $599 and 64 GB wifi Xoom (with 32GB more on expandable slot) so $539 + ~$50 (sd card) = $589….

    • Anonymous

      But it’s comparable to the iPad. 32 Gig WiFi iPad2 = $599. 32 Gig WiFi Xoom = $539. 32 Gig 3G iPad2 = $739. 32 Gig 3g/4g Xoom = $799. The logic is that you get both a 3g and 4g radio in the Xoom, but the iPad only gives you 3g. So if in Apple’s model, you pay an extra $140 for a 3g radio, and the same applied for the Xoom (would bring it up to $679) then you’re paying an extra $120 for the LTE radio. Keep in mind that the radio itself is cheap, but the FCC certification and carrier testing requirements are far higher than they are with a 3g/4g radio, thus the expense.

  • BloodiedWraith

    I would love it if they just went ahead and told us when its coming out because I only have 11 days left with my return period on my Verizon one. Either way I’m happy as long as I have any Xoom.

    • Eric

      This.

      I can get a close to full refund at Verizon, bit if this isn’t coming out for a while, I’ll just deal.

      So, confirm?

  • Anonymous

    Cheaper is cheaper people…

  • Anonymous

    I have never seen a Sam’s club within at least 50 miles of my area. In NY, Costco is king.

  • Just out of curiosity, a quick query on their site for XOOM sadly returns lots of furniture.

    http://www.samsclub.com/sams/search/searchResults.jsp?searchCategoryId=1086&searchTerm=XOOM&_requestid=263695

  • I want.

  • Anonymous

    I think $539 is a good price point–very happy they lowered it. Considering the lowest priced iPad they’ll be competing against is only 16GB instead of the Xoom’s 32GB, I think the extra $40 is appropriate. I would’ve liked to see them match price-wise just to help garner some much-needed momentum, but this is still progress IMO. Now if only they would get it out the door sooner!

  • I hope it goes to Costco as well. I will have to wait one or two months hoping the price will drop to $500 or less.

  • LOL, Android 2.0 Honeycomb

  • ViggS

    I may go buy another one now…

  • Isn’t Sam’s Club a store a lot like BJ’s Wholsale which requires you to buy a membership in order to get discount prices? If it’s discounted at Sam’s Club, wouldn’t this still be closer to $599.00 elsewhere?

    • Anonymous

      Everybody knows somebody with a Sam’s membership. This is more like the price I am looking for (if it’s not going to be free).

      • Well speak for yourself, I’m near Boston which is 36 miles from the nearest Sam’s Club which can be an eternity away. BJ’s owns this territory. I’ll ask around, but I’m not going to hold my breath.

        • That’s what you get for living in Boston.

          F*ck the Celtics and the Red Sox…but mostly the Celtics!

          • Yes we are hated amongst many. Better to be hated than to never have been hated at all.

            Wait, that doesn’t sound right :/

          • +1 to you good sir!

        • I live in the Boston area too. Roadtrip!

      • honeycomb = priceless

        You can often find a free one day membership to Sam’s online. . . and most items they have they also sell on-line, thus for those that don’t have a membership or are to far. . . just find a friend with a membership and have them order it or pick it up–hey, an actual use for Facebook lol

      • You can get a one day pass for free.

        • souledout81

          One day passes still require a surcharge on purchases though. You would be better off going with a friend who has a membership.

        • souledout81

          One day passes still require a surcharge on purchases though. You would be better off going with a friend who has a membership.

  • Gottheguds112

    Does that really say Homeycomb also? Bahaha

    • Anonymous

      Homeycombs cereal is really good to.

  • Octotron

    That set up looks live… they don’t put that kind of stuff up unless it is actually in the store. Unless this is come kind of crazy demo store 😛

    • Anonymous

      Pretty sure it’s a warehouse or convention center.

      • Your right Kellex! Its called “Home office”….a store setup with a bunch of dummy units for all the other stores to copy….I work at sams -__-

        • Anonymous

          Good to know. 🙂

        • Anonymous

          Cool. Note to other stores: Start copying!

        • Anonymous

          How accurate are the prices that these stores usually post? Are they guesses or are they actual prices?

        • Anonymous

          Then that could mean it is still many weeks away then?

    • Photoshop! Just kidding. 🙂

  • Anonymous

    $39 too much

    • Anonymous

      Hopefully that’s a joke. Assuming it’s the 32GB, that’s $60 cheaper than the comparable iPad2.

      • Anonymous

        While you and I know that’s a good deal, most will just look at it and think, “hey, the iPad2 is $40 less!” Moto needs to REALLY work on it’s marketing and pricing. Personally, I’d be fine with a 16 (or even 8) gb xoom. And it’d help lower the price. Seriously, just add microSD and I can increase storage however I want, especially when I get a new phone and have no other use for my og droid’s 16gb card.

        • honeycomb = priceless

          It’s funny people keep saying that however, it seems that the top seller is the iPad 32G I think, thus it stands to reason that people ask how much memory it has. . . maybe people to look a little at specs.

          At least all the non-tech people I know when they look for a computer they stand there and say, yeah but this one has more x, y, and z, why isn’t it better? They may not know why but they see the numbers listed and can see one is greater than the other. . .

          Or maybe people are so brain dead now that they can’t even read. . .

          • Anonymous

            I don’t know where you get that idea, but I have never heard of the 32GB being be best selling. I’m fairly sure it’s the $500, because it’s only $500. There are millions of stupid people who will only go where the cheapest thing is. Especially when, as much as it pains me to say this, it has far superior advertising and (as of now) far more apps.

        • Anonymous

          Good, then that will ensure that there is a $539 XOOM available for me. I could care less what other people buy.

      • Anonymous

        Half joking. I was joking because people will find anything to complain about, especially the price, and I think it is fair price. But they really do need an option that meets the cheapest iPad2 regardless of storage. Average consumer I assume will just see $500 iPad or $530 Xoom and go Apple.

    • Honeycomb = priceless

      That would be a rather reasonable price for it.

      That would equal the $599 iPad 2
      With a lot more RAM in the Xoom
      Don’t need Apple’s proprietary dongles $40-$80
      And you get an expansion slot = priceless

      • Anonymous

        And Honeycomb. Seriously.

        Unless Apple really brings the pain in iOS 5.x, which I hope they do. Then it might come down to OS preference. As of now, though, there’s no comparison between Android 3.0 HC and iOS 4.3.

        • honeycomb = priceless

          I don’t see Apple changing iOS much ever. It’s the way Steve wants it–brain numbingly simple. It will be typical Apple–hold out the carrot just a little further each time while never really getting there.

          I get it works for some people and I hope they really enjoy it, but iOS isn’t my thing at all. . . not to mention some of Apple’s current business practices. Android all the way for me!

        • ManDroid

          I think it comes down to apps… Google should have released those dev kits at least back in Jan. I’m buying an Ipad 2 for 499.99 on the 11th… I will wait for those quad core tablets (xoom 2?) because by that time the Android Market will have gotten their sh$t together…

          I’m not gonna lie, though… if the wifi version had been made available before that Ipad 2 announcement I would bought one. I’m an avid Android user, my DR2 Global is the best cellphone I’ve ever owned… but, I’ve been dissapointed by how goodgled has handled this Xoom release….

      • Anonymous

        I agree, however the average consumer who doesn’t know the spec difference will just know (regardless of capacity) they can get a iPad for $500 or a Xoom for $540. Moto needs a $500 or cheaper option.

    • So for $39 more you get more ram, more memory, and higher res compared to a 16 gig ipad and you’re still complaining? Wow I suppose Motorola should just lose money on every XOOM just to make you happy.

  • tbaybe

    only a $60 difference? i thought it would be more than that!

    • Anonymous

      You’re getting one for free so hush up

    • Anonymous

      You’re getting one for free so hush up

    • Anonymous

      $60 from the on contract price, $260 from the full price of the 4G.

  • Android 2.0? lolwut?

    Homeycomb?

    • Anonymous

      Hah yeah that made me laugh too.

  • Anonymous

    Want… NOW!