When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of NAND on board. Inside the Xoom, as you're all familiar with is NVIDIA's Tegra 2 SoC. Tegra 2 was Google's reference SoC for the Honeycomb release of Android, and thus it's been the heart and soul of all recently announced Honeycomb tablets.

NVIDIA, eager to parade its success with Tegra 2, shipped me a box containing four WiFi Motorola Xooms to give away to our most loyal readers. Here's a shot of the four:

Now the plan: we'll be giving one away every two days until we're out of WiFi Xooms. Sound good?

To enter the contest simply respond to this post with comment explaining something you'd like to see in the next-generation of tablets or SoCs (please only respond once). Good luck!

Now the rules. This contest is unfortunately only available to US residents in one of the 50 states. I realize that AnandTech is an international site and I do highly value all of our readers, unfortunately extending the contest rules outside of the US is a bit more than we're able to reliably handle today. That's not to say that we won't at some point in the future, we just have little experience doing such things and don't want to get burned early on.

Secondly, you are only allowed to enter once.

Entries will be accepted from 7:35 PM ET on April 15, 2011 through 7:35 PM ET on April 17, 2011. Winner will be selected by April 18, 2011.

Good luck everyone :)

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  • maverick2001 - Saturday, April 16, 2011 - link

    A pen input would be handy But touch is plenty fine, now if they can get the sensitivity equal to a mid range wacom tablet thats something id be intersted in :) But for my purposes it would help either way. Reply
  • DavisMan - Saturday, April 16, 2011 - link

    I'd also like pen input, but only if they can do it right. Having bad pen input is so much worse than not having any kind of input at all. I'd want something so precise I can use the tablet to design if I wanted to.

    Also, better design. Oh cool, you've made it thinner and lighter, what will you do next? Even thinner and lighter? Think beyond that.

    CONTEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Reply
  • oreo81 - Saturday, April 16, 2011 - link

    I think pen input is the best solution too. Its the most natural input that everyone is used to. Reply
  • donisvelt - Saturday, April 16, 2011 - link

    I too would like pen and finger input, gotten used to it on a Lenovo tablet. Reply
  • Nerdly - Saturday, April 16, 2011 - link

    How about better displays, build quality, and expandable storage. Reply
  • daveinmn - Sunday, April 17, 2011 - link

    Get the Graffiti app for Android. I'm writing this with it right now. : ) Reply
  • slugnut - Sunday, April 17, 2011 - link

    I'd like to see a capacitive/active digitizer screen like the one found on the ASUS EP121. Reply
  • stillq2 - Sunday, April 17, 2011 - link

    Pen input...why, that's just something else to keep up with. Reply
  • designerfx - Sunday, April 17, 2011 - link

    I'd like to see people stop basing prices off of the ipad and start pricing these things at netbook prices.

    I will never buy a tablet for >$300
    Reply
  • ImperfectLink - Sunday, April 17, 2011 - link

    Pen input a la Wacom would be my biggest request as well to boost productivity. Next up would be in software: Alchemy, Sketchbook Pro (the desktop version) and Sketchup. I realize that all of this may exist in a Win7 incarnation but that kills the battery and form factor that the Xooms and iPad bring to the table(t). Reply

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