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  1. jhat3k1

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    As anticipated, the Ipad 2 is no competition for the xoom. Spec bump is ok, but they still have that crappy formm factor.
     

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    No competition? I wager at the six month point, Ipad sells 30-40% percent more
     
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    I love people who equate higher sales numbers to a better product.
     
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    I'll admit I was on the fence about the Xoom, but I'm not really impressed by the iPad 2. The coolest thing they introduced was a cover. Honeycomb is such a better OS than iOS. Hell even the playbook and WebOs are better. iOs is just boring.
     
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    Overall, it is a better product. The specs are almost identical to the xoom. But it has a far better price and will actually be functional out of the box. You won't have to wait a month or two for flash and you don't have to wait for the tablet ready apps. Ipad 2 is a better product. Sorry
     
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    Yeah, you have to wait infinity.

    What, are you drunk?
     
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    Flash is not a selling point for some people

    My point is that Motorola is promoting Flash as the HUGE selling point over the Ipad. But it's not ready yet.
     
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    You'll be waiting alot longer for flash than a month or two ;)

    edit: damn beat me to it.
     
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    if you had the original iPad, what about the iPad 2 would make you upgrade? Really the best thing about the iPad ecosystem is the developer support and iTunes.
     
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    Why?
     
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    shouldn't you guys be over at engadget or BGR worshipping Steve-O for allowing you to use an HDMI out via a $40 "accessory"
     
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    Cameras, faster processor, HDMi, thinner and lighter, and better accessories.

    But for the record, this will be my first tablet.
     
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    I am a huge Android fan but even I must admit that the iPad 2 does a nice job of competing with the Xoom. Maybe once Flash is available and the SD card port is activated the xoom will have the advantage.
    I now am on the fence!!!!!
    Hopefully the wifi version of the Xoom will be out soon and priced in line with the new iPad.
     
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    Xoom $800
    Ipad2 $500+40=540....as my good friend Charlie says WINNING!!!!!!
     
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    Why would I return it?
     
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    Well if your going to bring numbers into it at least use the correct iPad model......

    16 gb 3g model is $729.......not 500
     
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    The $500 version doesn't have the specs of the Xoom. The $730 one is most comparable (but the Xoom still has superior specs).

    Go over to the Mac boards dude, you're not wanted here.
     
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    No need for 3g. Now if Wifi only Xoom releases at 500, then we can talk.
     
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    I dont get it.
     
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    huh?
     
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    He is saying that some people who didnt wait, and went ahead and bought the Xoom may be regretting it and returning it to buy the Ipad2. I think he is right.
     
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    What?
     
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    I think your lost...this isnt engadget or BGR

    Go there and talk about how magical and revolutionary a HDMI adapter, a .3 lb weight reduction and a few mm's thickness is. And when you power it on in two weeks, its the same grid of icons of my 1st gen ipod touch.
     
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    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSH


    God I love the internets.
     
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