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Meet iPad’s Pricy Rival

Meet iPad’s Pricy Rival

Would-be tablet buyers prepare for the much anticipated war of tablets, as iPad gets some real competition.

February 28, 2011 2:36 by

Apple’s iPad finally has a worthwhile rival: the Xoom, from Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., which went on sale at Verizon retail locations last Thursday.

Verizon will sell the Xoom for $799.99, a smashing $300.99 premium over the iPad’s starting price of $499. Consumers can bring the Xoom’s price down to $599.99 if they are willing to sign a two-year data contract.

That doesn’t really sound like a super bargain for Kipp, yet we always welcome some kind of  competition .

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Title: The iPad question: To buy or not to buy?

Source: Reuters

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