Google releases its Android 3.0 trailer for real this time

Google’s Mobile Blog has now made public its YouTube trailer of the “Honeycomb” Android update that was accidentallyreleased a little early yesterday, also giving us a few more details about the thinking behind the tablet-friendly version of the OS.

Here’s the official company line on Android 3.0, revealing Chrome bookmark syncing support (hooray!), a much easier tabbed browsing system, a “porn mode” for browsing in incognito mode and more.

Honeycomb is the next version of the Android platform, designed from the ground up for devices with larger screen sizes, particularly tablets. We’ve spent a lot of time refining the user experience in Honeycomb, and we’ve developed a brand new, truly virtual and holographic user interface. Many of Android’s existing features will really shine on Honeycomb: refined multi-tasking, elegant notifications, access to over 100,000 apps on Android Market, home screen customization with a new 3D experience and redesigned widgets that are richer and more interactive. We’ve also made some powerful upgrades to the web browser, including tabbed browsing, form auto-fill, syncing with your Google Chrome bookmarks, and incognito mode for private browsing.

Honeycomb also features the latest Google Mobile innovations including Google Maps 5 with 3D interactions and offline reliability, access to over 3 million Google eBooks, and Google Talk, which now allows you to video and voice chat with any other Google Talk enabled device (PC, tablet, etc).

And a selection of grabs, taken from the high-res version of the trailer:

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  1. Steve

     /  January 6, 2011

    Sweet, this looks amazing. Can’t wait to see the types of devices that will support this.

  2. Sponge Finge

     /  January 6, 2011

    Looking forward to chatting with pretty ladies on the internet. Do we have to know them first or do some come free with Android 3.0?

    • Gary C

       /  January 6, 2011

      You tell them it’s a new kind of iPad and they flock to you.

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