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Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Contributor(s): Stan Gibilisco

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is the version of Google's mobile operating system that follows Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). Android 4.2 Jelly Bean will run on tablet computers and smartphones.

According to Google, there are more than 600,000 apps and games available for use with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, along with thousands of movies and millions of songs and books. New features in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean include:

  • Support for multiple users without the need for logging out.
  • Smart keyboard with gesture typing.
  • Wireless display of images and videos on big-screen HDTVsets.
  • Instant processor acceleration when users touch the screen.
  • Wireless image and video sharing among multiple units in close proximity.
  • Automatic resizing and relocation of screen widgets for optimum display readability.
  • Enhanced screen magnification functions.
  • Continuous information updates (news, weather, travel data, etc.) through Google Now.
  • Voice-activated Web search with support for more than 30 languages.
  • Photo sphere camera for creating navigable panoramic images encompassing all directions in 3D space.

 

This was last updated in February 2013

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HI,
Jelly nean is an Enigma.
I purchaesd a Samsung 10.1 tablet about a year ago, following an add on th egoodness of 4.2, only to dissappointedly realise that it was 4.0 on the machine, and that I would have to wait for somtime in the future. Well, it still has not arrived, and seeing will be believing.
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