Motorola Xyboard 10.1 Review

The Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 is a sleek Android tablet with very fast 4G LTE speeds, great sound, and universal remote capability, but it doesn’t offer the best performance and takes too long to c

3 stars
(3 out of 5)

When Motorola launched the original Xoom last spring, the first Android Honeycomb tablet turned heads with an attractive, widescreen-friendly interface, but its bulky design, high price, and buggy performance held it back. Now that a slew of other Android tablets have come to market, Motorola’s back with the Droid Xyboard 10.1, a sequel with a lighter and thinner design, a new 1.2-GHz TI OMAP 4430 processor, universal remote control capability, and Verizon 4G LTE baked in from the start. (No need to upgrade this slate after you buy.) However, the Xyboard 10.1 is only available on Verizon’s 4G LTE network, where it starts at $529 with a two-year contract. Is this tablet really worth that kind of commitment?

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  • Fast 4G LTE Speeds with mobile hotspot capability
  • Lightweight design
  • Bright display
  • Great sound
  • Remote control capability


  • Expensive
  • Laggy performance at times
  • Takes too long to charge the battery
  • Stylus not very useful
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