Mobilk - AMMAN, Jordan – Aug. 16, 2011 — Motorola Mobility today announced the availability of the award-winning Motorola XOOM™ in Jordan through distributor Haidar Murad Group (HMG), with the 3G/Wi-Fi version available in Zain stores across the country. Running on Google’s Android™ 3.1 (Honeycomb) platform, Motorola XOOM features a 1GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, front-facing and rear-facing cameras, true multi-tasking functionality and the latest Google Mobile services on a 10.1-inch widescreen HD display. Motorola XOOM is available now at Zain for JD685.
“We’re excited to be bringing customers in Jordan a device as powerful as Motorola XOOM,” said Raed Hafez, general manager for Motorola Mobility, Middle East & Africa. “Whether surfing the Web with multi-tab browsing, watching the latest hit movie or video-chatting with friends, Motorola XOOM will delight consumers with its ease of use, speed and vivid graphics, as well as its Motorola Smart Accessories.”
“Zain has always been at the forefront of adopting new technologies and providing state of the art products and services to our customers in Jordan. Motorola XOOM is an innovative device which our tech savvy customers will be very happy to have, and we are pleased to be the first to provide the 3G/Wi-Fi version in Jordan,” said Zain Jordan CEO Mr. Ahmad Al Hanandeh.
“Our customers in Jordan rely on us to bring them cutting edge devices. We believe that Motorola XOOM is a leading player in the tablet arena and are confident that consumers in Jordan will be delighted by its form, functionality and innovative features,” said Mr Issa Murad, HMG Managing Director.
Motorola XOOM delivers exceptionally fast performance with its 1GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM. The tablet showcases the innovations of the Honeycomb user experience – including an interactive, customizable homescreen with moveable widgets, notifications and tabbed browsing – on a 10.1-inch 1280x800 widescreen HD display, enabling video content that’s richer and clearer than ever before. Support for HDMI enables viewing of videos and movies on larger screens, such as HD televisions. A 5MP rear-facing camera captures HD video, and a 2MP front-facing camera enables clear video chats using Google Talk™.
The latest Google Mobile services include Google Maps 5.0™ with 3D interaction and access to over 250,000 apps from Android Market™. Motorola XOOM also supports a beta of Adobe® Flash® Player 10.2 downloadable from Android Market, enabling the delivery of rich Flash-based Web content including videos, casual games and rich Internet applications.
Motorola XOOM also features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting. The tablet supports up to 10 hours of video playback and charges in half the time of some competitive tablets on the market.
Motorola Smart Accessories*
To enhance your experience, Motorola also offers the following accessories for Motorola XOOM:
• A Standard dock for watching video content or listening to music through external speakers as the device charges
• A Speaker HD dock for sending HD content directly to a TV via HDMI or clearly listening to music through two built-in speakers – eliminating the need to attach external speakers
• A custom keyboard with Bluetooth® wireless technology and special Android shortcut keys.
Pricing and Availability
Motorola XOOM (3G/Wi-Fi version) is available now exclusively at Zain outlets with special data packages and prices ranging from 5GB/month up to unlimited Internet usage, starting from JD346 on a 24 month contract.
The Wi-Fi only version is available at HMG showrooms, and key retailers in Jordan like Leaders, Smart Buy, Carrefour, Electro City, Mondo Blanco, Radio Shack, Internet Mall Smart Cell, Hidden Mobile, M3, Next, Touch Mobile, A Mobile, Mora, Mjahaed Mobile, Athryaa, Golden Mobile, Mega Jordan, Good Choice, New Link and many more.
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