Virgin Picks “Better” Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apple’s iPad

X

The CEO of Virgin Australia had decided to stock business class flights with Samsung Galaxy Tabs instead of the popular Apple iPad.


Click to enlarge

Virgin’s CEO John Borghetti spoke to Australian Business Traveller regarding the decision and argued the Samsung tablet was the obvious choice.

“The Samsung tablet is being recognised as a better product than Apple,” Borghetti said.

“That’s not unusual, second-generation stuff usually is. In fact, it’s getting better reviews than the iPad 2.”

“The screen itself is better, and the [Android-based] system is a plus,” Borghetti adds, pointing to the device’s 10.1-inch screen which dons a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio.

“It’s much thinner, as you know, and overall it’s a better product.”

Mind you, Apple currently has agreements which see its popular iPad on flights with Virgin’s rivals: Qantas and its subsidiary JetStar.

 

“Now, the fact that Apple has got some some kind of agreement with Jetstar, that’s there as well,” Borghetti reluctantly conceded. “But even if both were free, I’d still pick Samsung.”

The tablets will be preloaded with movies, TV, current affair shows, books and magazines, while the Lufthansa BroadConnect wireless streaming system is installed on the airline’s planes.

Once the streaming system has been installed, business class flyers will have a vast range of entertainment options, which can also be viewed on their existing notebooks, tablets or smartphones.

Uniden PRO 2k 728 x 90 Option 2 2x Retina Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
220524 SAV 4square May leaderboard Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
LG016 Corporate 4square Media LG ToneFree FP9 LB 728x90 Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
728x90 Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
728x90 Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
LB 728x90px Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
G415 SmartHouse 728x90 v2 Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
728x90 Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
728 x 90 Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad
AP banner C10 MkII 728x90 – 1 Virgin Picks Better Samsung Galaxy Tab Over Apples iPad


YOU MAY ALSO LIKE