Bright light!

A glimpse at the Xyboard 8.2's screen; one of the brightest we've ever seen...on a tablet. I'm good at ruining rhymes.

For more insight into the Xoom's successor, check out the full review.

Updated:
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET / Caption by:

Screw heads

The aluminum plate reinforces the tablet's body, but with screw heads looking you right in the face, the implementation feels shoddy.

For more insight into the Xoom's successor, check out the full review.

Updated:
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET / Caption by:

Ports

From left to right: Micro-USB, Micro-HDMI, and a SIM card slot to power the fast 4G LTE connection.

For more insight into the Xoom's successor, check out the full review.

Updated:
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET / Caption by:

I get it but...

I get why Motorola took the power/lock button and volume rocker off the edge (less accidental pressing), but placing it on back isn't the solution. Making them this flush with the tablet's body was an even worse decision.

For more insight into the Xoom's successor, check out the full review.

Updated:
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET / Caption by:

Like and dislikes

I don't like the placement of the 5-megapixel camera; however, I do like the inclusion of an infrared sensor. I don't like that its range is so limited, though.

For more insight into the Xoom's successor, check out the full review.

Updated:
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET / Caption by:

Front dislike

I don't like the placement of the 2-megapixel front camera, either.

For more insight into the Xoom's successor, check out the full review.

Updated:
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET / Caption by:
Hot Galleries

Last-minute gift ideas

Under pressure? These will deliver on time

With plenty of top-notch retailers offering digital gifts, you still have time to salvage your gift-giving reputation.

Hot Products