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Motorola Xoom: Release Date and Price at Best Buy

Following on from our earlier article, which informed you about the alarming news that the upcoming Motorola Xoom tablet could be priced at $800, we now have a different price which has been leaked, and you’ll be pleased to know that it’s considerably cheaper.

As reported from Phandroid, some leaked Best Buy documents have apparently slipped out, and it suggests that the Honeycomb equipped Xoom tablet will be available from Best Buy for $699 – $100 cheaper than what another leaked Verizon document stated.

Not only that, but the Best Buy leak also reveals that the Xoom will be launching on February 17th, which is probably a lot earlier than most of you had expected, since we previously only knew that it would be available during Q1 this year.

While the $699 price does seem a little more ‘reasonable’ it does pose the question as to if Verizon’s alleged $800 price tag is real or not. Considering that the tablet will carry Verizon branding on it, would they really allow Best Buy to sell it for $100 cheaper – it seems unlikely doesn’t it?

We’ll bring you more news on this as we get it. You can view the Best Buy documents over at Phandroid.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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