Review Of The Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 (MZ609) | Review Features And Specifications


Finally we got our hands on the second tablet from Motorola, Droid XYBOARD 8.2 a sister to XYBOARD 10.1. With 8.2 inches display the size of the tablet is perfect for portability.

This Android tablet has a nice HD-IPS LCD for crisp display. With 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4430 chipset and PowerVR SGX540 GPU it runs pretty fast. However the price is pretty big to pay for it, lets take a quick look at the Motorola’s tablet specs and the final verdict on the tablet.
Chassis Band139 x 216 x 9 mm dimensions
390 grams weight
Band2G Network – GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
2G Network – CDMA: 800 / 1900
3G Network – HSDPA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
3G Network – CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network – LTE 700
Note: Does not support GSM calling, SMS or MMS
DisplayHD-IPS LCD (Capacitive Touchscreen ), 16M Colors
Screen800 x 1280 pixels resolution
8.2 inches screen size
~184 ppipixel density
Corning Gorilla Glass Screen
Multi Touch input technique
Proximity Sensor for using Auto turn off
Touch Sensitive Controls
Accelerometer sensor designed for User Interface (UI) auto-rotate.
Sound AlertNo Alert Types are there as the Droid XYBOARD dosent support GSM calling, MMS, SMS
Downloadable polyphonic MP3, WAV ringtonesLoudspeaker
3D surround sound 3.5 mm jack
StoragePractically unlimited fields and entries Phonebook with Photos
16/32 GB Internal Storage
microSD card slot not available
EDGE – Class 12
GPRS – Class 12 (4+1 / 3+2 / 2+3 / 1+4) slots with 32 – 48 kbps speed
USB (microUSB v2.0) HS
Camera5 mega pixels
2592 x 1944 pixels resolution
LED Flash
Auto focus
Video – Yes (720p@30fps) Geo – tagging
Secondary Camera – Yes (1.3 MP with 480p@120fps)
Android OS, v3.2 Honeycomb, can be upgradable to Andorid v4.0 ICS
1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP
4430 chipset, PowerVR SGX540 GPU
HTML, Java (MIDP emulator)
Splash resistant
Voice memoDigital Compass
Has Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps
Facebook, MySpace & Twitter integration
YouTube, Google Talk
Quick office document viewer
Photo editor and viewer
Adobe Flash support
Message, Email, Push Mail, IM (Predicts inputs)
Games – Yes
Wireless InterfaceWi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR and A2DP
3G , LTE – Rev. B, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps, HSDPA: 42 Mbps
Supported Digital Audio and Video StandardAudio- MP3, WMA, / eAAC+, AAC+, WAV player
Video- H.264/ H.263, MP4, WMV Player
BatteryBattery- Lithium Ion 3960 mAh
Rated talk time – 6 hours
Rated stand-by time – N/A
Music Play time – N/A
Price:  16GB $429.99 and 32GB $600.00 (approximately) in USD