LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today expanded its support for the Android™ mobile operating system with the release of a new Netflix app for Android. The new app adds support for tablets running Android 3.x and, for the first time, lets Netflix members in Canada and Latin America instantly watch TV episodes and movies streaming from Netflix on their Android-powered smartphones and tablets.
“We are excited to now offer the Netflix service on tablets running Android 3.x and are thrilled to offer our members in Canada and Latin America another way to enjoy TV episodes and movies streaming from Netflix,” said Greg Peters, vice president of product development at Netflix. “With the added support for Android-powered devices, Netflix members have greater flexibility than ever in watching TV episodes and movies wherever and whenever they want.”
The new Netflix App for Android adds Android 3.x-powered tablets to the list of Android devices supported by Netflix in the U.S. and significantly increases the devices supported by Netflix in Canada and Latin America. Netflix members can access the service on their Android devices by installing version 1.5 of the Netflix App, available as a free download in the Android Market™
More details on the devices that support Netflix is available on: http://www.netflix.com/NetflixReadyDevices?cid=Mobile+Devices