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Is your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Black or Silver?

On Friday, one of our readers received his Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi early from Staples, so we made sure to spread the word which it seems many of you took advantage of.  And when he unboxed it, showed off the black back cover, leaving us to believe that the silver model was a European exclusive.  Or is it?  Another of our readers picked up a wifi-only XOOM (from Staples) down in Southern California and was surprised to see it sporting a silver back cover.  It also appears to be missing the “with Google” text that everyone’s black version has.  So what’s the deal?

Note:  Best Buy’s site says their wifi-only model comes in “Dark Titanium” which we’re assuming is this silver color.  So if you want to be guaranteed a silver version, might want to head to Best Buy.  It sounds like Staples is displaying black versions, but sometimes selling the silver version. (Cheers @ScottHubiak!)

To those of you that picked one up this weekend, what are you seeing?  Silver or black?  

  • http://www.facebook.com/slate.jones Slate Jones

    Mine is dark titanium also… kind of a charcoal color… I ordered mine from Amazon.com. couldn’t find a wifi only model locally. I absolutely love it.

  • Youmomhatesu

    i work at staples and the ones we sell are black backed

  • Anonymous

    Best Buy – Silver – San Diego, CA

  • Anonymous

    Best Buy – Silver – San Diego, CA

  • rob

    Hey, I just picked up my xoom yesterday from Staples. Just unboxed today and have a few questions…which are probably already answered somewhere else on the forum…but:
    Will I be able to use my rooted OG droid as a wifi hot spot for the xoom? blue tooth or tethered?? Will all of these apps that my google account are currently restoring to my xoom (the ones from I am running on my droid) run on the zoom?…or will the conflict with the preloaded apps the xoom is running??

    • rob

      Oh forgot… titanium…with google..and: Should I root this thing?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VWY546QETZSRAXPSEH473RDFGE Your Daddy

    I do agree that tabs have uses that a laptop can’t satisfy (and vice versa), I just don’t get this ‘They dont’ have apps’ thing…

    I don’t know about everyone saying they don’t use their laptop now that they have an ipad/xoom… I still use my laptop any time I want to type something more than like 6 words and don’t feel like having to be tied to the room with my desktop in it. Same goes for any other processor intensive tasks where I don’t want to be tied to a single room, but a tab couldn’t do efficiently (encoding video etc). For me the tab is mostly for travel between work/home, some casual gaming, browsing..mostly just light consumption tasks that don’t need the full laptop.