Motorola Xoom is the company’s first tablet device. It was announced at the CES 2011 in Las Vegas and launched in India at the end of Q2 of 2011. This tablet originally runs of the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Operating System. But, Motorola recently announced that existing users of Motorola Xoom and Motorola Xoom WiFi in India will receive the Android 3.1 update starting from July 29. This update brings resizable home screen widgets for Gmail, Calendar and Browser, support for PC joysticks and gamepads, new high-performance Wi-Fi lock and more. Check out the complete changelog below.
- Improved multi-tasking providing instant visual access to a larger number of applications
- Resizable home screen widgets for Gmail, Calendar and Browser
- Both keyboard and mouse support, which allows simultaneous input for devices over Bluetooth (in any combination)
- Support for most PC joysticks and gamepads that connect over USB or Bluetooth
- Picture transfer directly from camera, so users can connect their cameras over USB and import their pictures to the Gallery with a single touch
- New high-performance Wi-Fi lock lets applications maintain high-performance Wi-Fi connections even when the device screen is off
- Preloaded Adobe Flash Player, as well as File Manager
The Android 3.1 update also activates the SD card slot, so you can insert a 32 GB card and expand the total memory of the Motorola Xoom to 64 GB. This update will be available via Over-The-Air (OTA). You will receive a notification, as soon as the update is available for your device.
To check the update manually, go to Settings > About Tablet > System Updates. The size of the update is just 40 MB. The Android 3.1 update will also be available in other countries including Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.