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Zillow releases Android tablet app

Company now offers eight mobile apps

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Adding to its lineup of free mobile applications, property search and valuation site Zillow has launched an app for tablet computers powered by Google's Android platform. In an announcement, Zillow said its Android tablet app is unique in allowing users to compare multiple homes side by side. On the comparison screen, users can view photos and sort properties by home details such as price and number of bedrooms and bathrooms.Other features of the app include map-based search of for-sale, for-rent, and recently sold homes; Google Street View; full-screen photos; a home screen widget to browse nearby homes; and voice-based property search. Users can also save listings and share properties through email, Facebook or Twitter. This is Zillow's eighth mobile app. Earlier this month, Zillow released an app for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet. The site also has apps that run on Android smartphones, iPhones, iPads, BlackBerrys and Windows 7 smartphones. Combined, users accessed Zillow on a mobile ...