The Latest Android Jelly Bean 4.2: Features and Upgrades

The Latest Android Jelly Bean 4.2: Features and Upgrades

The all new Android 4.2 Jelly bean mobile OS is out in the field for some home runs. After the great success of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and 4.1 Jelly bean, Google has updated the OS to 4.2 Jelly Bean with some awesome features. The 4.2 Jelly Bean is an enhanced additive to Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich!  At present there are very few devices which contains the 4.0 Jelly Bean OS. The current devices with the upgraded 4.0 Jelly Bean is Nexus 7 and 10 tablets as well as Nexus 4 smartphones! This article is all about the latest features and some change logs of Android’s Jelly bean from 4.1 to 4.2.

Increased Velocity

The Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is very advance and fast. Google gave it an extraordinary speed boost in order to function fast and smooth. The latest speed and smooth functionality feature is termed as “Project Butter”! The Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is super smooth and highly optimized for speed and memory management. The image viewing, vsync timing and textual as well as drawing features are very responsive and quick.

Animated Interface of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

There is no big difference between the interface of 4.2 Jelly Bean and 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The only major difference is about the animation effect on the interface of 4.2 Jelly Bean. You will get to see a modern animated effect whenever you open an App on 4.2 OS. You will also be able to see several other animated effects on the interface of 4.2 Jelly Bean’s functionality. The interface also maintains the proper display of apps and widgets. So, you will get the automated proper arrangement of widgets and apps on the main display menu! The interface is very smart and elegant.

Enhanced Notification in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

The Notification display of 4.2 Jelly Bean is more detail and advanced. In the notification bar you will be able to see photos as well as texts messages! Now, you will not have to open any apps in order to respond the notifications, because of the multiple action buttons present in the notification bar! You will also be able to collapse or expand the notification with two finger gesture on the latest 4.2 Jelly Bean OS!

Google Now in Jelly Bean 4.2

“Google Now” is one of the awesome features of Jelly Bean 4.2. It is the advanced and latest development of Google Search. “Google Now” is like a mind reader, it provides the answer for your question before you type the question. So, it’s a good feature which saves all the typing and texting when it comes to searching about your query on Google Search! The “Google Now” of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean identifies and understands the history of your Google searches from your Google account, which it uses for further references. So, it’s a very useful feature for getting the information quickly and effortlessly on your search queries. Make sure to use your logged in Google account in order to enhance the output of “Google Now” feature of Jelly Bean 4.2!Android Jelly Bean 4.2

Messaging Made Easy

Android’s voice input feature on Jelly Bean 4.2 is improved to a great extent. Before Jelly Bean upgrade it was difficult to deal with voice input feature, and it used to require data connection in order function properly. With the latest update you can easily use the voice input feature with the mobile or Wi-Fi connection. The system easily as well as quickly recognizes the spoken words and presents it on the screen. The dictation is very responsive and nimble in the latest Jelly bean’s 4.2 upgrade.

The Jelly Bean 4.2 upgrade is only available in the preloaded Nexus devices, and the news about its upgrades on other devices is not disclosed yet! Google has introduced lots of new features in Android 4.2, which include latest widgets, configuration of multiple user accounts with their own home screens, games, background images. You will not have to log out in order to switch between different users in Android’s Jelly Bean 4.2! It is not obvious that all the latest features of 4.2 will be upgraded on all the devices, since it’s totally depended on the manufacturers of the respective Smartphone devices!


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