Verizon and Motorola expand the DROID line, adding two tablet devices, the DROID XYBOARD 8.2 and the DROID XYBOARD 10.1. Both XYBOARD tablets has a similar as the RAZR and run Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system. They are lighter than a paperback book and thinner than an AAA battery. The DROID tablets support not only LTE 4G but also quad-band 3G WCDMA,/HSDPA, quad-band GSM/EDGE, CDMA-EVDO mobile networks, making them true global tablet.
The DROID XYBOARD 8.2 and 10.1 are powered by dual-core 1.2GHz processor with 1GB of RAM. They have a 8.2-inch and 10.1-inch IPS-enhanced LCD touchscreen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, respectively. The tablets come with a 5 Megapixel main camera with LED flash and auto focus, a 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, up to 64GB storage capacity, GPS/AGPS support, as well as Bluetooth and WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity. There is Mobile Hotspot functionality for sharing LTE 4G connection to up to eight WiFi devices.
The XYBOARD 8.2 provides 2.1 virtual surround sound while the XYBOARD 10.1 offers 3D virtual surround sound. The later also comes with Motorola Stylus. Other features include InfraRed, HDMI output, microUSB connector and USB 2.0. They are business-ready with enterprise-grade security and Active Sync for work email, contacts and calendar, and come pre-loaded with Citrix GoToMeeting.
As for pricing, the he DROID XYBOARD 10.1 will be available in three models: 16 GB for $529.99, 32 GB for $629.99 and 64 GB for $729.99, and the XYBOARD 8.2 in two models: 16 GB for $429.99 and 32 GB for $529.99, all with a new two-year customer agreement.