Back when we thought the Motorola XOOM might be $800, we wondered if the company had priced the Android 3.0 Honeycomb slate out of contention. Now, with a new Best Buy listing offering the 10.1-inch Tegra 2 tablet for $1,199.99, we’re trying to figure out whether Motorola actually want to sell even a single unit.
We’re hoping this $1,200 number – twice an entry-level iPad – is a mistake, and that closer to the XOOM’s actual release it will drop down considerably. However, it’s possible that this is an unsubsidized, off-agreement figure, in which case it’s all the more reason to wait for the WiFi-only version Motorola has confirmed is likely to arrive in some markets come Q2 2011.
[via Android Community]