Dislike Apple products? If you don’t like to own a Apple product such as iOS-powered iPad 2 but would like to purchase a high-performance slate tablet, there are still plenty of choice available, especially from the Android platform which running Android 3 Honeycomb-powered tablet. The two worth looking at are newly redesigned Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Xoom, where both is regarded as strong competitors to hot-selling iPad 2. Both is based on Google Honeycomb Andorid 3.0 OS. To check through the specs and features comparison between both Android tablets, refer to table below for quick glance of comparative review of Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Motorola Xoom Versus Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor CPU Speed 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor
1GB RAM Memory 1GB
10.1-inch WXGA (1280x 800 pixels) multi-touch display Screen Size 10.1″ WXGA multi-touch display
5-megapixel AF camera with dual LED-flash plus 2MP front camera Camera 3MP AF camera with LED flash plus 2MP front camera
User Interface Samsung TouchWiz UX
Android 3.0 or Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS Operating System Android 3.0, upgradeable to Android 3.1 in the near future
Stereo Bluetooth 2.1+EDR+HID, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, USB 2.0 and HDMI Connectivity Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and USB 2.0
249.1 x 167.8 x 12.9 mm Size 256.6 x 172.9 x 8.6 mm
708 grams (Wi-Fi only) or 730 grams (3G) Weight 595 grams
Up to 10 hours Long Battery Life Up to 10 hours

As you may know, Google has determined to gain on the rival Apple iPad 2 with the launch of its latest Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablet OS on Google I/O 2011 that packs a host of interesting new features. Android 3.1 is currently just available for Verizon’s Motorola Xoom, and is expected to be shipped by default with more tablet models in the near future. In a bid to promote and push the sales of Honeycomb tablets, the search engine giant also gives away about 5,000 units of Android 3.0-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 limited-edition (white color) as a gift to the attendees.

From the table above, you can easily found that both of the tablets includes some similar specifications, but Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is noticeably thinner and lighter than Motorola Xoom. However, Motorola Xoom is the world’s first mobile tablet to experience the cool new Android 3.1 platform. Anyway, the final choice between the 2 tablets is probably based on your personal needs, as well as the selling price and other conditions in your region.

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