When Andy Rubin reached for “Dive Into Mobile” conference, he had quite a few goodies in the bag. In addition to the launch of the day – Nexus S, he also showed off – a new tablet from Motorola.
This Motorola tablet was running on Honeycomb, which is the next version of Android coming from Google. According to the Andy, Android 3.0 aka Honeycomb has a bit of both tablet and phone in it. So, it is confirmed now that Honeycomb will be the tablet optimized OS and expect nice Android tablets in the early-second half of next year only.
Rubin also stated that a new API has been added to Android 3.0, which allows any application to split its view into multiple panes. On a tablet, they could be side by side, and on a phone in series one after the other.
Features of the Motorola Tablet, which was shown today by Andy Rubin:
- 9/10 inch display
- Android 3.0
- nVidia Dual Core 3D procsessor
- No buttons