Sky Go for Android tablets launched

Sky Go for Android tablets launched

Sky Go Tablet for Android
Sky have released a dedicated Sky Go app for Android tablets with displays of 7 inch or larger. Sky already have a Sky Go app for smaller Android device and Sky say the app has a user interface designed for larger devices. I tried it on my Nexus 7 and I have to say I couldn’t see difference between the phone version and the tablet version. The app has the same features as the smaller version, you can access Sky’s live TV and on demand content. You will find the app in the Google Play Store but you do need a Sky subscription to access the content.

Spot the difference:

Sky Go Phone

Sky Go Tablet

 

App details:

*** Sky Go Tablet is compatible with the majority of Android tablets that are 7in or larger and running Android 4.0 or later. If you have an Android device smaller than 7in then please search for the “Sky Go” app in the Google Play Store, which is available on selected Android devices. ***

*** We are aware of certain issues related to Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) and are working to resolve these. In particular it may take around 10s for the picture to become ‘clear’ when you start watching a live channel ***

Sky Go, our award-winning TV on the move service, ensures you don’t miss the TV you love, whenever you want, wherever you are – at no extra cost for Sky TV customers.

Enjoy TV from Sky on your Android tablet wherever you are in the UK or Ireland with a Wi-Fi or 3G/4G connection.

Sky Go Extra lets Sky TV customers download popular TV shows and movies via Wi-Fi to watch on up to four devices. The programmes and movies available for download depends on your Sky TV subscription. Downloading via Wi-Fi also means that you don’t have to worry about using up your monthly data allowance from your mobile phone provider.

SKY GO – KEY FEATURES
* Our on demand catalogue includes over 800 movies, hundreds of entertainment programmes and a great range of kids shows
* Watch up to 54 live TV channels depending on your subscription
* All Sky Sports channels, including Sky Sports F1, and British Eurosport
* All 11 Sky Movies Channels
* Sky Atlantic, Sky1, Sky Living, Sky Arts 1 and Sky News
* Eight Kids channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Disney Channel
* Register up to two devices
* Watch on up to two devices at the same time

Sky TV customers can enjoy the great benefits of Sky Go at no extra cost to your monthly subscription.

SKY GO EXTRA – ADDITIONAL FEATURES
* Download selected On Demand content depending on your Sky TV subscription
* Watch downloaded content anywhere, even without Wi-Fi or 3G/4G
* Register up to four devices
* Watch on up to two devices at the same time

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