Verizon Wireless Droid Xyboard 8.2
Great IPS display, good size compromise, rugged, 4G LTE.
Compact 8.2-inch screen, High resolution for screen size (1280 x 800), Thin and lightweight, Ergonomic design with thin bezel, 4G LTE connectivity
Great look, Integrated 4G.
Exceptional build quality, Sharp looking display, Builtin IR blaster, Robust 2.1 virtual surround sound
Stylish design; Bright IPS display; Wide viewing angles
The Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 is thin and light, with one of the brightest screens we've seen on a tablet. It also includes Micro-HDMI, a 5-megapixel camera that performs well, powerful speakers, and fast 4G LTE speeds, and it can act as a universal
Expensive without contract.
Battery life is pretty weak — around 4 hours for video at the highest brightness setting. Ships with Honeycomb, not ICS (although it is upgradeable). Price is too high.
Short battery life, Expensive.
Choppy performance with web browsing, One pricey investment
Awkwardly placed volume controls power button; Expensive; Short battery life
The tablet doesn't offer a compelling-enough experience to warrant signing a two-year contract or buying it outright for its $600 off-contract price. Also, navigation was plagued by frequent hangs, the placement of the power button and volume rocker i
By TechSpot on December 16, 2011
People that read my reviews frequently might have noticed about my preference for smaller tablets over larger ones. I simply find a 10.1-inch tablet unwieldy, even if it is relatively light. As such, I greatly prefer the cheaper 8.2-inch Droid...75
By MobileTechReview on March 10, 2012
The Motorola Droid XYBoard's unique size and quality combo set it apart from the me-too tablet fray. It's portable but the screen is roomy enough for enjoyable web browsing and gaming. And that display is extremely sharp and bright thanks to the...70
By Digital Trends on February 12, 2012
If you want a solid Android tablet that's smaller than those huge 10.1-inch devices and has a good portable, lightweight feel, and 4G LTE connectivity, this is probably your best bet....80
By Wired on January 06, 2012
Motorola’s Droid Xyboard a slick, well-performing tablet that’s easy on the eyes. Too bad it has such a stupid name.The Android device, which runs on Verizon’s 4G network and is available now in Verizon stores, is actually...60
By Gizmodo on January 03, 2012
Xyboard. It sounds like a xylophone made sweaty, mumbly love to a chalkboard. Putting that aside, the Xyboard is a pretty serious tablet with an IR blaster, boom-packing speakers, and hardware that screams more "stealth bomber!" than "another...70
By PC Mag on December 21, 2011
The Motorola Xyboard 8.2 includes Verizon’s 4G, but still can’t stand out from the pack of Android tablets. ...60
By SlashGear on December 17, 2011
This tablet is nice, and if you rule out the facts that it’ll cost you an arm and a leg to first purchase it then pay each month for 4G LTE connectivity, you’ve got a nice tablet on your hands. I find myself very skeptical that there’s...-
By Ubergizmo on December 16, 2011
competitive in the 7″to 8” category) In its own 8” category, the Motorola Droid Xyboard is a great competitor to the Galaxy Tab 8.9. Both share a comparable footprint, and both can differentiate themselves: the Droid Xyboard feels...-
By Phone Arena on December 16, 2011
After getting comfy using the Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 (XOOM 2 Media Edition), we have to admit, it’s clearly a valiant offering with plenty of lovable characteristics – like 4G LTE connectivity, its exceptional build quality, and gorgeous...70
By Engadget on December 15, 2011
Motorola Xoom 2 (Xyboard 10.1) reviewMotorola Xoom reviewXyboard official announcementWe've been having a hard time figuring out why anybody would choose the Xoom 2 / Xyboard 10.1 over the Transformer Prime -- a device that's the same price or...-