Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean official with new features; releasing mid-July
One of the main thing that Google has introduced on Android 4.1 is Project Butter that is focusing on Android performance . It improves the UI responsiveness making the vsync of the screen at a constant 60 frames per second. Google introduced the project butter by showing two nexus Smartphone, one with Android ICS and the other with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. On the Jelly Bean version, the UI performance is even smoother than on the ICS.
While the voice typing was only available with internet connection, now it is also available offline along with improved keyboard input and extended dictionary. The voice type has been improved a lot with more accurate input fixing misheard words. The new Android ha got 18 more language support that include better Arabic and Hebrew support.
Other improvements on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean include camera functionality, notification and Google search. Now Android 4.1 has got a new UI and gesture features for snapping and seeing images. Now you can swipe the screen to access gallery, so you can easily manage images and delete them.
Notification bra has also got changes with more prominent looking clock as well as allowing notifications from various apps like Music, Pulse and Gmail without having to open.
Google search now support more natural language commands just like on Apple Siri and the Google Now is another feature of the Google Search that shows you public transport listings, flight information as well as sports results.
Android Jelly Bean developer SDK preview is now available while the official release is expected mid-july when the Google Nexus tablet is also expected. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S and Motorola Xoom will be the first to get the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.