Android has already proven its worth with the latest Ice Cream Sandwich that was liked by millions of users all over the world. This time they have upgraded to Android 4.1, called Jelly Bean, which is the fastest and smoothest version of Android till date.
Compared to Android v4.0, Jelly Bean improves mainly on simplicity and beauty, introducing a new Google search experience on Android.
Lets take a look at the other improvements and features in detail.
Smooth and Fast
Everything you do on the new Android will feel fast, smooth and fluid. Moving between home screens and switching between apps is effortless, similar to turning pages in a book, with silky transitions and buttery graphics. What the Jelly Bean does is, it boosts the CPU of your device instantly when you touch the screen, making it even more responsive, and immediately turns it down when you don’t need it to improve battery life.
Simple, Attractive and Very Smart
When it comes to staying notified and connected, Android has always put you in control. You can now take actions directly from the notifications panel. If you have a missed call or you are late for a meeting, you can call them back or email them instantly, because the notifications shade are expandable, allowing you to take a deeper look onto things that are important, such as multiple emails or photos on Google+.
Widgets and Sharing of Photos
Personalizing your home screen with the Jelly Beam is now even easier. As you place widgets on the screen, everything else automatically moves to make room. Widgets re-size on their own if they are too big. The previous version of Android made capturing photos super fast, Jelly Bean takes the same speed onto the next step which is viewing. To instantly view your recent captures all you need to do is swipe over from camera to filmstrip view, and quickly swipe away the ones you don’t like. Now sharing and boasting are simply swift.
Dictionaries of the Android this time are now more accurate and relevant. The keyboard is smart because it guesses what the next world will be before you have started typing it. Language model in Jelly Bean adapts over time and comes with improved text-to-speech capabilities, voice typing is even better as it works even when you don’t have a data connection, so you can type with your voice everywhere you go.
Blind users can now reliably navigate the user interface using touch and swipe gestures, combined with speech output with Jelly Bean using “Gesture Mode”. It further more adds support for accessibility plugins to enable external Braille input and output devices through Bluetooth and USB.
Sharing photos and videos has never been easier with Android Beam on Jelly Beam, all you need to do is tap, in addition to sharing contacts, web pages, YouTube videos, directions, and apps. Just touch two NFC-enabled Android devices back-to-back, and then tap to beam whatever’s on the screen to your friend. Instantly pair your Android phone or tablet to Bluetooth® devices like headsets or speakers that support the Simple Secure Pairing standard by just tapping them together, which means you do not have to sync or search anymore.
The New Google experience on Android
Google has equipped what it does best on Android, which is the search experience in Jelly Bean. It has a new look and feel, being more foster with natural Voice Search to add. Google now brings the right information, before you even ask.
A new look for Search and Voice
Search results are now shown in a richer way with the Jelly Bean, as it offers a redesigned experience using the power of the Knowledge Graph. It’s easier to quickly get answers and explore and browse search results. You can now simply speak to search your query. Ask a question and leave the rest to Android as it lets you search
the web with your voice, and it’s convenient for getting quick answers on the move.
It speaks back to you and is powered by the Knowledge Graph, bringing you a precise answer if it knows it, and precisely ranked search results, so you can always find out more.
The Right Information at the Right Time
You get the right information at the right time as Google Now tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform, or your favorite team’s score while they’re playing.
The Android Jelly Bean v4.1 enhances user experience, making things easier for you both in terms of communication and functionality.