The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Round 3by Anand Lal Shimpi on April 21, 2011 2:40 PM EST
When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of NAND on board. Inside the Xoom, as you're all familiar with is NVIDIA's Tegra 2 SoC. Tegra 2 was Google's reference SoC for the Honeycomb release of Android, and thus it's been the heart and soul of all recently announced Honeycomb tablets.
NVIDIA, eager to parade its success with Tegra 2, shipped me a box containing four WiFi Motorola Xooms to give away to our most loyal readers. We're still trying to contact the winner of the first Xoom (AyashiKaibutsu). The second Xoom goes to AnandTech reader jrtroo, respond to my email to claim your prize! Remember you have seven days to claim your prize otherwise you
forfeit it. Also remember that the contest is only available to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico). Be sure to read the eligibility section to make sure you aren't disqualified if you win!
Here's a shot of the remaining two:
We'll be giving one away every two days until we're out of WiFi Xooms. Sound like a plan?
To enter the contest simply respond to this post with comment explaining something you'd like to see in the next-generation of tablets or SoCs (please only respond once). Good luck!
Now the basic rules. The contest is only available to US residents and you're only allowed to enter once - for full details read below.
Entries will be accepted from 2:40 PM ET on April 21, 2011 through 2:40 PM ET on April 23, 2011. Winner will be selected by April 24, 2011.
Good luck everyone :)
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RCSI - Friday, April 22, 2011 - linkBetter sound quality would be wonderful to start with on the next round of devices.
mongmingmong - Friday, April 22, 2011 - linkI agree, good sound or no sound.
AndyPJ - Friday, April 22, 2011 - linkAgreed. Better sound would be best.
colinw - Friday, April 22, 2011 - linkdefinitely need better speakers. The standards are pretty poor currently.
pugster - Thursday, April 21, 2011 - linkWould like to see Windows 8 ARM version soon.
RamarC - Friday, April 22, 2011 - linkmy hat is in the ring
sullrosh - Sunday, April 24, 2011 - linkme too
jrcaptain - Monday, April 25, 2011 - linkCould use it also.
petesonic - Thursday, April 21, 2011 - linkHey I'll try my hand at it also. Go Anandtech!
evonitzer - Thursday, April 21, 2011 - linkSo what do I wish these devices had round 3. Projected sound so that I wouldn't need to wear headphones but only I could hear it and so the sound quality was excellent. Laser sound or whatever it's called.