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Considering the majority of consumers are smoking Apple crack I don't know why Motorola would charge more for their product when the iPad 2 is coming out in a few months and will be cheaper (same price as the iPad). Verizon has also defecated in the stew by requiring 1 month of data in order to activate the wifi feature. I just hope the wifi only version comes out soon and is priced at $499..
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Yup, they just failed themselves and the Android community by pulling that pricepoint. Hopefully they'll learn the hard way, and at least release a Wi-Fi only version later on that costs ~$500.
    
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the fact that you need to activate data in order to get wifi is just so lame.
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Omg, just as Honey Comb was looking better and better to me, God I hope Apple really goes hard and makes the iPad 2 comparable hardware wise with a $499 price point, although it'll be hard with Jobs currently sick.
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Gonna be a failed product. Lol
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Someone needs to explain this to me; why do these manufactures keep releasing WiFi/3G tablets when 99% of the buyers (us) want WiFi-only? I would imagine that a WiFi-only would be so much easier and cheaper to produce, and we all know it would sell even better.

I'm sorry, the Xoom looks great and Honeycomb looks like the balls, but for $800 I will gladly buy an iPad over it.
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Wow....now I have to wait two more months for these to sit on the shelves to get it at the price I was willing to pay.
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Wow, fail.
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Originally Posted by Tom1121 View Post
I hope Apple really goes hard and makes the iPad 2 comparable hardware wise
It's looking very much like they are.
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Yeah, not seeing this going too well for Motorola... If they had it running Windows 7 it MIGHT have a bit more promise. But for a mobile platform this won't be too pretty.
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