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. We're still trying to contact the winner of the first Xoom (AyashiKaibutsu). The second Xoom goes to AnandTech reader jrtroo, respond to my email to claim your prize! Remember you have seven days to claim your prize otherwise you 

forfeit it. Also remember that the contest is only available to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico). Be sure to read the eligibility section to make sure you aren't disqualified if you win!

Here's a shot of the remaining two:

We'll be giving one away every two days until we're out of WiFi Xooms. Sound like a plan?

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 basic rules. The contest is only available to US residents and you're only allowed to enter once - for full details read below.

Entries will be accepted from 2:40 PM ET on April 21, 2011 through 2:40 PM ET on April 23, 2011. Winner will be selected by April 24, 2011.

Good luck everyone :)

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  • ezridah - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    I want the next gen tablets to be able to support a broader range of media files. I want to be able to hook it up to my home theater so I can watch a movie in HD on my 50" plasma and also be able to get the 5.1 surround sound as well. Instead of needing to have the movie as an .mp4 with only 2 channel audio (a la iPad 2) I'd like to be able to play a .mkv with 5 or even 7 channel audio support. Why do I have all this awesome home theater stuff and my (supposedly) awesome tablet device doesn't take advantage of it :( Reply
  • uallas5 - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    make em unlocked so we can upgrade the OS for as long as possible, not just a year or so like most phones. Reply
  • JDMTSX - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    Send me some love.....by sending me a XOOM Reply
  • noguru - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    "keyboard" or touchpad on the back of a tablet for input. There is a lot of unused real estate on the back of the tablets that should be considered. Reply
  • fallenstar - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    3d technology without having to wear glasses. Reply
  • tpxiong - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    Third times a charm right? Reply
  • kaarukun - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    I would like to see a tablet running something like a mirasol display. I want a tablet were I can read my technical books more fluidly and I feel that something of that design would be good to have. I find staring at a backlit screen for hours is straining on the eyes (not to mention difficult in daylight) while the slow refresh rate of e-ink is too frustrating to deal with when trying to reference different sections or diagrams on multiple pages. Reply
  • QuothTheRaven - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    Third time's the charm! Reply
  • Vajra - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    Would be nice to have increased theft protection. Maybe a fingerprint scanner. Remote tracker. Remote activated whoop-whoop siren. Reply
  • CheBuzz - Monday, April 25, 2011 - link

    Unlock the bootloader. Simple, easy, effective. Reply

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