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Anyone seriously planning on picking up the Xoom today?

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If so, why? Its overpriced, all of the features aren't operational (I wouldn't rely on a manufacturers word for anything that something will be added in a few weeks/months, especially after they already have my money), Apple will reveal info on the iPad 2 next week, and Honeycomb SDK was released meaning tabs like the Viewsonic Gtab and NotionInk Adam will receive it in the form of ROMs.
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I'm waiting for the WebOs Touch Pad

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post #3 of 8
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Originally Posted by Cretz View Post
I wouldn't rely on a manufacturers word for anything that something will be added in a few weeks/months, especially after they already have my money
I may not trust the manutfacturers, but this is googles device. I'd trust them

I'm waiting for WiFi only, or some other tab to get it ~$500/$600. Then of course, iPad 2 might have something to say about it.

As for Gtab and Notion Ink Adam, if a tablet is little more than a big screen operationally speaking, I don't want some crap screen like they have. LCD is supposed to be bad on both (from an objective standpoint), and the Pixel Qi is worse.
    
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Way overpriced and given that arseholes like Verizon are insisting on a data package being taken before Wi-Fi is unlocked, I can't see why anyone woul buy this. Might as well stand at your front door and throw the money into the street.
    
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Way overpriced and given that arseholes like Verizon are insisting on a data package being taken before Wi-Fi is unlocked, I can't see why anyone woul buy this. Might as well stand at your front door and throw the money into the street.
That's a Best Buy thing. Even the Verizon stores aren't doing that.
    
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post #6 of 8
Definitely waiting for the next iteration of the Xoom, as well as a Wi-Fi-only version.

The release is especially awkward IMO because they're sending it out just a week before the iPad 2 is going to be revealed. Hopefully the Xoom will still have the better/newer technology, otherwise it'll become another reason to mock it.
    
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post #7 of 8
My friend got one and I got to play around with it, pretty cool, but I wouldn't pay $800 for a tablet, in terms of functionality provided.
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post #8 of 8
I'm guessing a lot of people missed this:

http://www.droid-life.com/2011/02/24...ut-a-contract/
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