American Airlines To Provide A Galaxy Tab For In-Flight Entertainment
If you’ve been hankering to try out Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab 10.1, there’s a simple way to do so. American Airlines gas just announced that they will be offering the Galaxy Tab as part of the airlines’ premium class in-flight entertainment. Although other airlines have already added tablets to their repertoire of offerings for travelers, this is the first time that a branded tablet has been offered.
American Airlines’s plan is to have 6,000 of the new Galaxy Tabs available of select flights later this year. It is already slated to be part of premium cabins on transcontinental flights between JFK International Airport in New York and Los Angeles, JFK and San Francisco, and Miami and Los Angeles. It will also be available on international flights to and from Europe and South America and transcontinental flights departing from Boston to Los Angeles.
The Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been getting good feedback from reviewers. Based on the the Android platform, its ultra-slim, lightweight design, along with its 10-inch touchscreen and access to a multitude of apps make it a great way to enhance inflight entertainment.
Along with the basic attributes of the tablet, Samsung has mentioned that it will be customizing the Galaxy Tabs to be deployed to American Airlines, focusing on making them more conducive for portable entertainment. One of these improvements is to expand their current memory limits. Right now, the Galaxy Tab is only available at Best Buy, but expect it to be available at more locations soon.
Source: Business Wire