An Android tablet generally has a larger screen than that of a handset. In many cases, you might want to take advantage of the bigger screen in tablets to display more information by using a multi-pane layout.
This chapter discusses multi-pane layouts using fragments that you learned in Chapter 13, “Fragments.”
A tablet has a larger screen than a handset and you can display more information on a tablet than on a handset. If you are writing an application that needs to look good on both types of devices, a common strategy is to support two layouts. A single-pane layout can be used for handsets and a multi-pane layout for tablets.
Figure 14.1 shows a dual-pane version of an application and Figure 14.2 shows ...