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Motorola Xyboard 8.2 review

7.1/10 AVG.
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7.1/10
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The Motorola Xyboard 8.2 currently has an Informr score of 7.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 20 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.2 GHz
Screen Size
8.2"
Camera
5+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


DigitalVersus

The Xoom 2 Media Edition has a lot going for it. It also has its share of failings, such as the sloppy handling issues, the lack of Android 4.0 update (for now, at least), the lack of memory upgrades, low battery life for a mobile device, and the fact that it generally doesn't run as smoothly as the...

- Romain Thuret , DigitalVersus
Digital Trends

If you want a solid Android tablet that's smaller than those huge 10.1-inch devices and has a good portable, lightweight feel, and 4G LTE connectivity, this is probably your best bet.

- Jeffrey Van Camp, Digital Trends
Stuff

t’s essentially a shrunk-down version of the 10.1in Xoom 2 with almost no loss of power or ports over that version (only the SD card slot has been sacrificed), albeit with shorter battery life. Otherwise, only the absence of 3G counts against it, but that doesn't stop it being one of the best Androi...

- Stuff Team, Stuff
Pocket-lint

There is a lot to like about the Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition. Where we weren't sure that the larger Xoom 2 offered quite enough, there is something more exciting about the smaller version. The size means it is light and portable, but also it's easy to type with two thumbs - without the stretch of...

- Chris Hall, Pocket-lint
Know Your Mobile

the Media Edition is well-specced, more portable than its Xoom 2 brother and is usually cheaper, too. If portability is important it's definitely the one to go for. If you want a bigger display the Xoom 2 should be your choice. Whether or not you should buy either tablet is another question entirel...

- Ben Griffin, Know Your Mobile


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Screen Size
8.2"

The Motorola Xyboard 8.2's screen size is 8.2 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1.2 GHz

There is a Dual core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16/32/64 GB

Internal memory is 16/32/64 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
3960mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3960 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 19 days standby time, 6 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Xyboard 8.2 Specs

Overview
Release date January 27, 2012
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
variations
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EV-DO Rev. B, HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
variations
SIM card size
No
variations
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Dual core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 16/32/64 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3960 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 6 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 6 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Up to: 19 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 21.6 x 13.9 x 0.9 cm (8.5 x 5.5 x 0.4 in)
Weight 390 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 8.2 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP
Additional Email Features Gmail, Push Email, Yahoo Mail
Messaging No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info No
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Effects, White balance, Scene Mode
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WMA, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, PPT, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Motorola MZ607, Xyboard 8.2 Wi-Fi

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