Vizio tablet gets official Hulu Plus support

The popular United States-only streaming service is coming for the Vizio VTAB1008 tablet

American manufacturer Vizio announced today that its recently launched 8-inch multimedia tablet will support Hulu Plus in the United States. According to Vizio, this marks the first time that an Android tablet will have official support for the Hulu Plus streaming content.

The Vizio Tablet was designed to provide a world class Internet content experience and we are proud to be one of the first Android-powered tablets to support Hulu Plus™,” said Chief Technology Officer Matt McRae of Vizio.

Vizio tablet owners can subscribe to the Hulu Plus service for $7.99 per month. We imagine that users will be able to easily output the content through the HDMI-out port of the tablet.

The 8-inch Vizio VTAB1008 tablet recently went on sale for $299. The device is equipped with Android Gingerbread, a 1GHz CPU, 1024x768 resolution screen, 512MB RAM, mini-HDMI out,a microSD slot and three built-in speakers. An IR blaster is found on the top edge of the tablet with a listed 95% compatibility rate for consumer electronics in the United States.


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Allen Ngo, 2011-08-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)
Allen Ngo
Allen Ngo - US Editor in Chief
After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.