How to play inline HTML5 video using Phonegap for Android 4.1.1

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http://stackoverflow.com – I'm trying to embed an MP4 video in an Android Phonegap 2.9.0 application using the HTML5 video tag. The application will be used at an exhibition and the video has to be played back offline on the device. The video also can't be played back in the native player as the back button will be locked, which I think rules out the VideoPlayer plugin (http://simonmacdonald.blogspot.ca/2011/11/video-player-plugin-for-phoneg...). I have set the hardwareAccelerated attribute to true, which should work on Android 4.x devices (see http://simonmacdonald.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/partial-support-for-vide (HowTos)