Motorola Xoom tablet may include craving for the goods or technology enthusiasts who only want to join the trend. But they seemed to be thinking twice to buy it because Xoom price is too high.
Leakage of technology site, Engadget, said that the best gadgets would sell Honeycomb began February 24, 2011, in the United States with the official price of USD 800.
Some technology media consider that the Xoom price is too high. In fact, it is not possible to make the high price of Xoom ultimately less able to compete with the iPad or a fellow brother Android, Galaxy Tab.
Issue price was deemed sensitive in a fight in the tablet market. Moreover, Motorola Xoom tablet is eventually going to compete with BlackBerry Playbook and iPad 2. If iPad 2 or Playbook price is lower.
Consider the reason why the Xoom price too expensive:
It can not be denied, IPAD is king tablets and dominant with 87% market share. Well, the iPad the cheapest version costs just $ 500 and most expensive U.S. $ 829. Given the iPad is a favorite tablet, not a consumer may not waive Xoom and choose the iPad, although the actual features of Xoom far above the iPad.
2. Xoom Price Equivalent to Secondary Laptop
With prices reaching $ 800, another opponent to be dealt with Xoom is a laptop with equivalent costs; specifications probably be good enough.
3. Hardware Xoom Not Proven
Yes, Xoom has the specs look great and may exceed the row of other tablets. But no one has proved whether the flashy features Xoom proved reliable when used. High price for an untested product is deemed risky.
4. Consumers Not to Know What Great Honeycomb Android
Motorola’s Android Xoom Honeycomb used differently than previous versions of Android. Again, users do not yet know whether the operating system is indeed as good as imagined.
5. Price is $ 600 Match
With a price of $ 600, Motorola Xoom can be considered competitive. Most of the general consumer and corporate circles may be more glances at this tablet with a price at that level. Indeed, Motorola’s profits shrink, but they must think long term.
7. Apple Could Be prepared
iPad 2 has not been rolled, and Apple has the advantage. They can just add features no less classy with a lower price than Xoom. If you have this, it could be defeated by Xoom will be given the reputation iPad tablet two is more embedded in the minds of consumers.
8. Other competitors may Tablets Android More Affordable Price
Xoom will not be the only tablet that will be marketed Honeycomb. If for example the LG with Optimus Pad tablet cheaper, consumers may be more glances remember Optimus also took Android Honeycomb Pad.
9. Xoom is Motorola’s First Experiment
Motorola has not proven capable in the realm of tablets and Xoom is their first product. They still have to prove you that Xoom is a great gadget.