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post #11 of 40
As much as I support Android over Apple, the iPad 2 easily won this round, both in price and software. People keep saying how much more powerful the Xoom is, hardware-wise, but that doesn't mean jack if the software can't fully take advantage of it.

Honeycomb is still warming up, while iOS (for the iPad) is only getting stronger.

I'm going to predict that like the phone industry, we have to wait for Apple to start running out of ideas before Android catches up and equals/surpasses them in both hardware and software.
    
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What are the good media playing/organization apps for the droid right now? I'm looking to hop into the tablet party this spring. I currently use itunes to organize my media collection and the ipad would be the easiest transition right now, but I'm interested to see what the android market can put together. It's really xoom vs ipad2 for me right now. I'll pay the premium on the xoom if it's got more upside.
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post #13 of 40
As much as I would love to buy a Xoom > Ipad2, in the basic benchmark races, the Ipad2 destroys the Xoom on all fronts.
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That early leak of a Sam's club advertising had them selling for $539.
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post #15 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by LunchboxDDS View Post
What are the good media playing/organization apps for the droid right now? I'm looking to hop into the tablet party this spring. I currently use itunes to organize my media collection and the ipad would be the easiest transition right now, but I'm interested to see what the android market can put together. It's really xoom vs ipad2 for me right now. I'll pay the premium on the xoom if it's got more upside.
I'd say if you already have an Itunes account with some bought applications and what not it would be better to get the ipad2. I'm still looking forward to newer apps the Xoom has to offer from here on out.
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post #16 of 40
The cheapest iPad is 16gb, the xoom is going to be 32gb memory. That is worth the price difference.
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post #17 of 40
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The cheapest iPad is 16gb, the xoom is going to be 32gb memory. That is worth the price difference.
Not in most consumer minds. Americans are very price conscious look at the new VW Jetta for example, they took out most of the upscale features and it sells much better now. Plus Apple has mindshare they're tablets then their is the iPad. You need to be very competitive in hardware and price to compete with Apple.
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Makes me less sad that I just bought a Galaxy Tab for $199....
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I dont understand how they can charge the same price as the iPad 2, and not even have to develop the OS. Basically all they're doing is putting some hardware together and giving it to Google.
The bad part about Android, is that you're not an Google customer, you're Google's product.

Too bad no-one wants to develop a linux based os like ubuntu.
post #20 of 40
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Originally Posted by hellonwheelz View Post
The bad part about Android, is that you're not an Google customer, you're Google's product.

Too bad no-one wants to develop a linux based os like ubuntu.
Symbian, Moblin, & MeeGo

Admittedly Moblin & MeeGo were designed for Intel Atom/x86 CPU's.

Though Symbian has full support for ARM CPU's and ran well.
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