Motorola Mobility says it has won the “Best of CES” award for its Motorola XOOM – the first device on Google‘s new Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system designed from the ground up for tablets.
Motorola also received two other awards – “Best Smartphone” for the Motorola ATRIX and “Best Tablet” for the Motorola XOOM.
Produced and judged by editors from CNET, the winners of the “Best of CES” awards were announced Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at CES in Las Vegas.[ Also Read: Verizon to Offer 4G LTE in 38 Metropolitan Areas ]
According to CNET, “Within the tablet category, the Motorola XOOM rose to the top by promising what we felt was the most anticipated mobile OS (Android Honeycomb), on impressively spec’d hardware (dual-core, 4G-compatible, HDMI out, front- and back-facing cameras), in a 10-inch format.”
Selected by CNET’s editors, winners are recognized as being the most buzz-worthy, category-defining, innovative, and promising products at the show. CNET editors scoured the CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award.[ Also Read: Here Comes ‘World’s First’ 4G LTE Phone ]
In addition, there were awards given for the Best in Show product and People’s Voice, given by the thousands of online viewers who cast their vote.
“We are honored to receive this outstanding recognition from CNET’s Best of CES Awards. This exciting news demonstrates the level of innovation that embodies the new Motorola Mobility,” said Sanjay Jha, chairman & CEO of Motorola Mobility.[ Also Read: Why Marketers are Chasing the Mobile Mirage ]
Motorola XOOM redefines the tablet device category by providing more ways to have fun, connect with friends and stay productive on the go, says the company.
It is said to be the first tablet to connect to the new Google Mobile Innovation service offering books, music and movies – anytime, anywhere – and all in HD optimized for Motorola XOOM’s 10.1-inch widescreen.
Motorola ATRIX 4G, announced Jan. 5, 2011, is claimed to be the only smartphone that allows you to carry the power of mobile computing inside your pocket. It will be available to AT&T customers in Q1 2011.
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