According to US Retailer Best Buy the Motorola Xoom is due to hit shelves this coming Thursday. The launch date was disclosed in their weekly newspaper advertisement that came out early today. Best Buy is listing the specifications for the $799 model which includes a 10.1" HD widescreen display, 1GB RAM, 2MP camera, 5MP rear camera with flash, 32GB of storage, Verizon 3G upgradable to 4G LTE service, and Wi-Fi. Unfortunately, to activate the Wi-Fi users will have to activate the Verizon broadband service for a minimum of one month with a package we have detailed below:
1GB Data Allowance: $20/month
3GB Data Allowance: $35/month
5GB Data Allowance: $50/month
10GB Data Allowance: $80/month
The Motorola Xoom is the world's first shipping tablet to run Android 3.0 (Honeycomb). You can find more details on Best Buy's website here.