After all the fun of the Motorola Xoom 2 launch, it's easy to forget about the tablet's little brother: the Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition.
It's actually just the same tablet with a smaller screen and without 3D sound from the speakers - which is an odd thing to say when it's supposed to be the media darling of the two.
We're not sure what really makes it a 'Media Edition' compared to the main Xoom 2, with no discernible difference apart from the couple of points noted above.
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However, that's not to say we weren't impressed with the performance of the Motorola Xoom 2 ME, as it's a nice size to hold and as Motorola points out, will fit in your rear jeans pocket.
Although that does lead us to think we'd sit down and snap it at some point, or have some tactile pickpocket nab it in a heartbeat.
The design of the Xoom 2 ME is much thinner and lighter than the original Xoom, with a comfortable 386g weight offering up a pleasant experience in the hand.
With 1GB of RAM and a dual core 1.2GHz processor it whips along under the finger - we are left wondering what happened to the Tegra 2 compatibility at the moment, as everything seems to be moving to a TI chip instead.
It's got all the features of its bigger brother, including MotoCast, which allows users to sign into a remote computer to browse movies, music and other files - as long as the remote device is switched on, that is.
We trialled the service in what was, admittedly, patchy Wi-Fi but it didn't really want to load up even with a clean connection. We're less than impressed by it at the moment, but we'll reserve judgement until our full review.
At least internet browsing was a much better experience, and the dual-core processor kept things ticking along nicely - with Flash video loading up in a trice on a few sample sites.
The camera was pretty good on the Motorola Xoom 2 ME, with a swift snapper making it easy to use either the rear-facing 5MP sensor, or the front facing 1.3MP option. Photos were clear enough on the high resolution screen, and while they won't rival the likes of the iPhone 4S, are of high enough quality to capture whatever moment you're desperate to savour.
Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition: Early verdict
We can't say we're overly impressed with the Motorola Xoom Media Edition when we've seen the awesomeness of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 - sure, it's got a smaller screen, but it's more pocketable and feels a lot more sprightly too.
It's also got the advantage of a microSD slot and a 3G connection - something the Motorola option doesn't have at all, which is really galling.
At £330 it's not the most expensive on the market, but not the cheapest either. But we've seen enough to make us want to check it out further - the only question is whether it's good enough to be considered an update to the original, especially as it's still not rocking Ice Cream Sandwich yet (it's still stuck on Android 3.2).