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Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 / 8.2 (Verizon)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 / 8.2 (Verizon). The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and usability. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the camera. There are some less positive opinions about the apps and storage.

portability, screen, design, usability, reliability

price, storage, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 / 8.2 (Verizon) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Jeffrey Van Camp (

Motorola Xyboard 10.1


Motorola made a big bet on the original Xoom tablet in early 2011. Developed with Google, it was supposed to usher in the Android tablet era much as the original Droid helped usher in Android smartphones. Unfortunately, it's been a rockier start for...

Thin and lightweight ; Ergonomic design ; 4G LTE connectivity ; Decent battery life

500 is a lot for an Android tablet ; Specs are decent but not impressive ; No microSD or external storage ; Camera sucks

If you want a solid Android tablet that competes with the iPad on weight and thickness, plus 4G LTE connectivity, the Motorola Xyboard 10.1 is probably your best bet.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Donald Bell (

Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 ( 16GB)


Motorola kicked off 2011 with the world's first Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablet, the Motorola Xoom . In its wake we witnessed a flood of imitators, and eventually a handful of thinner, brighter, more innovative tablets .

The Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 feels like an amalgamation of all our favorite Android tablets of 2011 and is endowed with 4G LTE compatibility from Verizon.

The on-contract price will make you cry, the off-contract price will make you laugh.

The Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 is a premium Android tablet from the company that defined the category, held back by a high price and uninspired design.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: JoannaStern (

Verizon Droid Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1 review


Xyboard. It's a portmanteau that could mean a number of things: a skateboarding robot, a xylophone mashed up with a keyboard, maybe even a science fiction novel about a xenophobic cyborg named Board. But sadly, the Xyboard, or at least the one of 2011,...

Thin, light, durable hardware ; Bright, crisp IPS display ; 10.1-inch version comes with a stylus ; Very fast LTE speeds ; Good camera for a tablet

No storage expansion ; Terrible volume, power button location ; Too expensive ; Basically requires a two-year contract

Can the Xyboards overcome their crazy names and take on the other tablets on shelves?

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 (Verizon Wireless) Review


The Droid Xyboard 10.1 is a vast improvement over the Motorola Xoom . It's dramatically thinner and lighter, offers a much better display, and boasts best-in-class sound. We also appreciate the super-fast 4G LTE speeds and this slate's ability to...

Fast 4G LTE Speeds with mobile hotspot capability, Lightweight design, Bright display, Great sound, Remote control capability

Expensive, Laggy performance at times, Takes too long to charge the battery, Stylus not very useful

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Burns (

Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 Review


When it comes to tablet warfare, Motorola seemed to get out in the open with a weapon of mass excellence with the XOOM pretty early, it being the first to run Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the first Android made specifically for the tablet form factor - now...

The question that'll be popping up on most XOOM owners minds at one point or another now is this: should I upgrade? With a tablet that's got such a similar processor and a display that's not especially improved over the original XOOM, it's essentially...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: (

Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 (Verizon Wireless)


The Power button and Volume rocker, along with the main 5-megapixel camera and stereo speakers, are on the back panel; there's a VGA camera on the front. The battery isn't removable, and there's no memory card slot, so the whole thing feels like a...

Integrated LTE. Good looking

Very expensive for what you get. No memory card slot. Poor Mac compatibility. Verizon's app store is awful

The Motorola Xyboard 10.1 is outpaced by other Honeycomb Android tablets which cost less.

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (

Motorola DROID XYBOARD 10.1 Review


Last month Verizon released two new Motorola tablets, both of which are the first to receive the “DROID” branding: the DROID XYBOARD 8.2 and DROID XYBOARD10.1. The first Motorola tablet that Verizon released which ran on the Android Honeycomb operating...

Jan, 2012

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Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 Video Review Part 2

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: Chris Thomas (

Motorola Xyboard


A scientific, in-depth analysis with side-by-side comparisons

Very lightweight.; Easy to grip.; Full version of Android 3

Color performance a bit low

The Motorola Xyboard is a very impressive, feature-laden tablet that will undoubtedly push other competitors in the tablet arena to focus on capability-driven performance. While many of its performance points like hardware and interface are very...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Phil Nickinson (

Motorola Droid XYBOARD review


It's been a long year for Android tablets. Motorola was first to the Honeycomb party with the Motorola Xoom. And while it was the quasi-official developer tablet (and really no slouch of a devic...

And we're really not knocking the XYBOARD's hardware -- it's damn nice. But it's damn nice for 2011. Nothing wrong with that at all, but we can't help but wonder how long it'll take Motorola to get some quad-core fare, and that gives us pause in...

Jan, 2012