Samsung made history this year when they announced the world’s thinnest and lightest tablet computer. After a jump start in the Android tablet space with the release of the original 7″ Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung announced in March 2011 both the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
We were on hand, last week, for the consumer launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 at Best Guy’s Union Square location in New York City. We witnessed first hand an Android product launch reminiscent of an Apple or gaming system launch.
Today Samsung has made Android and tablet history again by announcing a one of a kind partnership with American Airlines.
American Airlines will now offer 6000 Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1s as the in-flight, entertainment device for premium cabin customers on some transatlantic fights.
“Earlier this month Samsung made history by launching the world’s thinnest Android tablet currently available and now Samsung unveils another first with American Airlines’ selection of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1,” said Dale Sohn, President of Samsung Mobile.
American Airlines flights between
New York’s JFK and Los Angeles, JFK and San Francisco, and Miami and Los Angeles served with Boeing 767-200 and Boeing 767-300 aircraft; international flights to and from Europe and South America served with Boeing 767-300 aircraft; and transcontinental flights departing from Boston to Los Angeles served with Boeing 757 aircraft will feature the Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablet.
Source: Samsung Mobile