Motorola, attempting to, today announced retail partners that will carry its upcoming Android-based Xoom tablet.
Among those partners in the U.K. are The Carphone Warehouse and its ally Best Buy, along with Dixons Retail, with its Currys and PC World chains. In addition, Deutsche Telekom will carry it in "selected markets," Motorola announced at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona.
The Xoom, with a 10.1-inch display, will mark the debut of the upcomingoperating system, which is tailored for tablets. It's likely to be the most serious rival to the dominant Apple iPad. Samsung's smaller 7-inch Galaxy Tab is already on the market but comes with an earlier version of Android.