updated 05:25 pm EDT, Thu July 28, 2011
Motorola hints Droid Bionic and extra LTE tablets
The executive was also relatively candid about tablet plans and said that there would be two new LTE-based 4G tablets due before the end of 2011. He gave no clues about the devices, but the company's CFO made it clear one of these would be a Xoom sequel as shipments of the original would go down during a "transition" to something new. Rumors have hinted at an ultra sharp tablet with an iPad-like ratio but little else that might match.
Also coming before the end of the year was a new strategy for Webtop, the interface that gives the Atrix 4G its desktop-like interface, and bundles like that with the Lapdock. The software upgrade would focus more on office and media tasks as well as have inter-device streaming and support for Spotify. Pack-ins that include a dock and a phone would get "more competitive," according to Jha.
Motorola hadn't commented on competition as of this writing but had said that the Atrix 4G's real-world sell-through at AT&T went up once the price was cut in half to $100 on contract.