Android 3.0 Honeycomb: what it looks like

Android 3.0 Honeycomb for tablets, a brand new, virtual "holographic" UI design

Android 3.0 is a new version of the Android platform that is specifically optimised for tablet devices. Dubbed "Honeycomb", Android 3.0 has a completely redesigned interface that aims to take advantage of the larger screen of a tablet. These new UI features include an "action bar", a contextual option group displayed at the top of the screen, five customisable home screens, recent apps for easier multitasking, a redesigned on-screen keyboard, a new browser and an improved copy and paste function and much more.

Five customisable home screens utilise a large grid that is maintained in all orientations. Home screen widgets, app shortcuts and wallpapers remain, while visual effects have been tweaked. Each Home screen also offers a launcher for access to all installed applications, along with as a universal search box.

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