Motorola XOOM 4G LTE Upgrade Starts Tomorrow, soon to ship with LTE

Posted on Sep 28 2011 - 10:39pm by Mike Wewerka
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If you’ve been waiting months since your bought you Motorola XOOM for the LTE upgrade, well wait no longer. Verizon and Motorola have finally announced the day for consumers to get their update. Tomorrow, September 29th, the program will be open, simply head over here sign up page and fill out the info to get your upgrade.

Verizon, starting on October 13, will start to offer the XOOM with the 4G LTE radio built in for only $499.99 (with a new 2-year contract).

 

Motorola XOOM™ 4G LTE Upgrade Available Tomorrow

Upgrade to Add the Speed of the Largest 4G LTE Network in America

Sept. 28, 2011

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Sept. 28, 2011 – Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI), today announced the Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade will be available for existing Motorola XOOM customers beginning tomorrow. The Motorola XOOM 4G LTE will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning Oct. 13 for $499.99 with a new two-year contract.

Starting tomorrow, Motorola XOOM customers can visit www.verizonwireless.com/Xoom4GLTEupgrade for complete instructions and to begin the 4G LTE upgrade process. Customers who signed up for email alerts will receive an email notification with instructions tomorrow. Customers should expect to get their updated Motorola XOOM with 4G LTE back in approximately six business days. The 4G LTE upgrade is free of charge and customers do not have to change their current data plan when upgrading to 4G LTE. Customers are encouraged to back up any personal information prior to shipping.

Faster speeds and connections enhance the Motorola XOOM experience, allowing customers to download songs in seconds and movies in minutes. Customers should expect average download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas. When customers travel outside of a 4G LTE coverage area, the Motorola XOOM automatically connects to the Verizon Wireless 3G network, enabling customers to stay connected from coast to coast.

Key features:

  • 10.1-inch widescreen HD display
  • 32 GB built-in storage (actual formatted capacity is less), with microSD card slot supporting additional 32 GB
  • Android™ 3.2 Honeycomb – supports Google™ Mobile Services including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk™, Google Search™, Google Maps™, Google Movies™, Google Books™ and Android Market™
  • Dual-core 1 GHz processor
  • Adobe® Flash® 10- enabling the delivery of rich Flash based web content including videos, casual games and applications
  • 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats over 4G LTE, 3G and WiFi
  • 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash

Data plans:

Motorola XOOM customers will have the option to choose one of the following mobile broadband data plans:

  • $30 monthly access for 2GB monthly allowance
  • $50 monthly access for 5GB monthly allowance
  • $80 monthly access for 10GB monthly allowance

For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com. Visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE for more information about Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network.