Motorola Xoom UK release date next week

Moto confirms April plans, but still no pricing

iPad-rival finally hitting UK a month after US got first taste.

The Motorola Xoom will definitely be out in the UK next week. But while the mobile maker has said it will be out at a string of tech stores, it still won’t say how much the slate will cost.

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Moto has told Engadget that the Xoom will be up for grabs at Dixons, Currys and PC World, as well as Carphone Warehouse, with a Wi-Fi and 3G model both available.

Although there have been a string of leaks regarding price, there’s still no official price for the iPad-botherer. It’s believed a Wi-Fi-only 32GB version will costs £500, £20 pricier than the equivalent 32GB iPad. The 3G edition will come in at around £600.

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Via Engadget

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