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Motorola Xoom

For all you Verizon Wireless users that have been waiting to upgrade your XOOM to 4G the wait is over. Verizon officially announce the upgrade program. XOOM users can visit this link to get all the information they need oh how to upgrade. Waiting on the 4G to jump on and get your XOOM? Beginning on Oct. 13th you can pick up the 4G version of the zoom from and your local Verizon Wireless Communications Store. Here is the full release by Verizon:

                                                                 MOTOROLA XOOM 4G LTE UPGRADE AVAILABLE TOMORROW


Upgrade to Add the Speed of the Largest 4G LTE Network in America


BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI), today announced the Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade will be available for existing Motorola XOOM customers beginning tomorrow. The Motorola XOOM 4G LTE will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at beginning Oct. 13 for $499.99 with a new two-year contract.

Starting tomorrow, Motorola XOOM customers can visit for complete instructions and to begin the 4G LTE upgrade process. Customers should expect to get their updated Motorola XOOM with 4G LTE back in approximately six business days. The 4G LTE upgrade is free of charge and customers do not have to change their current data plan when upgrading to 4G LTE.  Customers are encouraged to back up any personal information prior to shipping.

Faster speeds and connections enhance the Motorola XOOM experience, allowing customers to download songs in seconds and movies in minutes. Customers should expect average download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas.  When customers travel outside of a 4G LTE coverage area, the Motorola XOOM automatically connects to the Verizon Wireless 3G network, enabling customers to stay connected from coast to coast.

Key features:

  • 10.1-inch widescreen HD display
  • 32 GB built-in storage (actual formatted capacity is less), with microSD card slot supporting additional 32 GB
  • Android™ 3.2 Honeycomb – supports Google Mobile Services including GmailÔ, YouTube™, Google Talk, Google Search, Google Maps, Google Movies, Google Books and Android Market™
  • Dual-core 1 GHz processor
  • Adobe® Flash® 10- enabling the delivery of rich Flash based web content including videos, casual games and applications
  • 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats over 4G LTE, 3G and WiFi
  • 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash

Wi-Fi networks are generally short ranged and provide wireless Internet access to localized public areas (often called hotspots) such as airports, hotels, and coffee shops.


Data plans:

  • Motorola XOOM customers will have the option to choose one of the following mobile broadband data plans:
  • $30 monthly access for 2GB monthly allowance
  • $50 monthly access for 5GB monthly allowance
  • $80 monthly access for 10GB monthly allowance


For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to

Visit for more information about Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. 

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About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at


About Motorola Mobility

Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit

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Author: Ben Oaks

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