Motorola Xoom keyboard hits Amazon – launching soon?

Motorola Xoom keyboard hits Amazon, launching soon?
Motorola Xoom keyboard hits Amazon, launching soon?

If you’re itching to get your hands on the Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb tablet, you’ll be happy to know that a Bluetooth keyboard has hit Amazon for it and it could be a solid indication that the device will launch within the next few weeks.

Before we go too crazy, the keyboard we’re seeing for the Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb tablet is not an official one. Instead, it comes from a company called Senyx and it has the identical keyboard available for devices like the PlayStation 3. More than likely, this is just a standard Bluetooth keyboard that will likely work with the upcoming tablet but has not been optimized for it.

Still, the accessory makers generally have some idea about when the products will launch and the early February availability has been floating around for a while. During the introduction of the Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb tablet, the company said a 3G version would be available in the first quarter and it would be compatible with 4G networks through some hardware expansion.

What’s the big fudging deal about this Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb tablet compare to the rest of cool devices we’re expecting in 2011? Well, the Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb tablet will have some killer specs: a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, large 10-inch screen and all the connections you’d want.

The Android 3.0 software should also be interesting, as Google has finally optimized its software for the larger screen. While we don’t know much about this yet, it appears to make room for more widgets, allows developers to write apps that are more suited for tablets and it will have feature improvements like baked-in video chatting through Google Chat.

So, let’s hope we get a February release because I’m dying to get my hands on this thing. What about you? Is this going to be your next device or are you going to wait for the iPad 2, PlayBook, G Slate or whatever HP/Palm has up its sleeves?

[Via Amazon]

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