dealsmotorola xoom 10.1" 32gb wi-fi + 3g verizon…

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Older hardware, but slated to get 4.1 really soon.

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I picked up one of the 16 gig models a month or so ago at this price. If I had the money I'd jump on this one too. Very happy with what I have, but more storage memory is more storage memory. Mine doesn't have the 3G either, if you already have Verizon as your phone carrier, it could be a plan switch to the multi-device plan, or get a Straight Talk Bring Your Own Device plan for $45 a month for unlimited voice/txt/data. (Not sure this works as a phone, but $50 unlimited data might beat Verizon's offering, especially if you are an AT&T phone user.)

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@shinespark: the Verizon model is always pretty late at getting the updates, but still got Ice Cream earlier last month.

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This is a great deal and it will be getting the Jellybean update at sometime in the not so distant future. In the meantime it runs Ice Cream Sandwich which is a pretty damn good operating system. I have two Xooms and an IPad 3 that I actively use. The IPad is faster by about 40-50% but is obviously much more expensive. If you are looking for a high quality entry level Android device this is the one... I owned all the others as well; Acer, Toshiba, Samsung...Xoom bested them all...

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@rusty0101: This won't work in most areas on Straight Talk since it is CDMA and locked to Verizon. Straight usually uses AT&T GSM.
Secondly, this may be a good deal but I got one from them a few months ago and it was DOA and in pretty bad shape. The back looked like it had been vandalized and I have serious doubts that it was "factory recertified" because Motorola had no record of a 90 day warranty for the serial number. They also advertised it as AT&T 3G, which I found does not exist for Xoom.

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I also think they gave me the wrong charger and that is what screwed it up. The thing powered on when I got it but couldn't find a Verizon signal then showed low battery. I plugged it into the aftermarket charger they sent with it, which oddly used the data port instead of the charger port, and it never came on again.
Lastly, check their return policy - it is scary. They basically say you can't return anything unless they say so, even if incorrectly advertised, because they sell for third parties. They did give me my money back and refunded shipping but it was scary.
You can get a reconditioned Xoom w/o 3G and less memory directly from Motorola for about $280.

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is there any real difference between the verizon model with 3g and the normal with wifi only? i dont wave any plans to use it with verizon but wifi only in my house but for the most part itll be used as a touch screen ipod type device for a project.

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@colbytitus: You're right, my error regarding the Verizon network and Straight Talk.

As to the charger, The 'read first' or 'new user' paperwork with my 16gb Xoom notes that you do not use the MicroUSB connection for charging. That said I've found motorola docks for the Xoom on e-bay for $20 that comes with the charger. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Motorola-Standard-Dock-and-Power-for-MOTOROLA-XOOM-/180649565960?pt=PDA_Accessories&hash=item2a0f8d9f08 The charger for the Xoom uses a barrel connection.