Motorola Mobile and Toshiba have announced Wednesday, 10 inches Android Tablet PC market price will be lowered. Motorola Mobile said Wi-Fi Tablet PC Edition 10 inches Xoom price will down from $ 599 to $ 499. Previously, because Xoom price is too high, Tablet PC market criticism arose, make this product unable to compete with Apple iPad tablet. With the lower price in future , Motorola Mobile Xoom will take a challenge to the iPad in Market.
For example, Xoom, price $ 499, using Android 3.1 operating system with a 32GB capacity, 1GB system memory; iPad, price $ 499 capacity storage is 16GB, the system memory is 512MB . Wi-Fi Tablet PC Edition 10 inches Xoom’s with the new price, also have confrontation with Samsung Electronics Galaxy Tab 10.1. The latter version of Wi-Fi Tablet PC using Android 3.1 operating system , but the capacity is only 16GB, system memory is 1GB.
In comparison, after lowered the price, the Toshiba 10-inch Tablet PC will be cheaper. Toshiba Tablet PC Thrive also uses Android 3.1 operating system with a capacity of 8GB, the product price will drop to $ 429; 16GB version price will drop to $ 479. Thrive has a removable battery and SD card slot, it is significantly different to Xoom and iPad.
In addition, Acer 10 inches Iconia Tablet PC is going to sell with the pirce is at least $ 449, capacity storage is 16GB, the system memory is 1GB.
All of the above mentioned Tablet PC carry with both front and rear camera, equipped with dual-core processor. But Thrive, Xoom and Iconia are used the Nvidia Tegra 2 processors, Apple’s iPad is adopted the A5 processor.