VIZIO 8 Becomes First Android Tablet with Hulu Plus

This is my Next
August 24, 2011
By Chris Ziegler

Like Netflix and Skype video chat, Hulu Plus is being certified on Android devices one-by-one — presumably out of an abundance of caution that the streaming video can’t be easily recorded — and a total of ten phones are currently on the compatibility list. That makes today’s news that the Vizio 8 is now Hulu Plus-ready particularly interesting, since it’s the very first Android tablet to get Hulu’s seal of approval (albeit a tablet on Android 2.3, not Honeycomb). It also makes this the cheapest way to get Hulu Plus up and running on a tablet-sized display, period, since the Vizio 8 runs $299.

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