Google again came up with latest update of jelly bean 4.2 with some incredible features. Although rumors claimed about new version to be known as key lime pie, 4.2 is still dubbed as jelly bean operating system but with new flavor and updates, right from Android team.
Users will now get completely new camera application through which they can view and capture world from different perspective.
Get ready for new flavor of jelly bean. This version of Android is surely a master piece of 21st century. Those who don’t agree must surely check out these new features.
Starting with new camera application which can capture 360 degree images, yes this is not just panorama mode but more than that. 360 degree images can use global positioning device(gps) service to render captured pictures. Snapped pictures can come together into incredible, photo spheres that put you right inside the scene. Users can share their captured images via Google+ services, street view and more, which could help other users to explore places, right from their home.
Keyboard and input
Jellybean 4.1 keyboard was already the best available in the market with the availability of auto-complete and voice input. But wait, yet another feature commonly known as swype was lacking in 4.1. Google knows what customer wants, and now they have introduced it in 4.2. Just glide your finger over the letters you want to type, and lift after each word. Users don’t have to worry about spaces because they’re added automatically. Not only this, users can now directly add words to the dictionary with double tapping on each new word.
This keyboard was leaked unofficially, users can download either apk file or zip file from here.
Multiple users on single tablet
This might feel like working on personal computer. You can give each person their own space. Everyone can have their own home-screen, background and more. Since Android is built with multitasking at its core, it just takes a snap to switch between multiple users.
This feature would surely amaze you. It lets your device display useful and delightful information when idle or docked. Get the latest news from Google currents and more right on lock screen.
We already know about the various features of Google Now service. It brings you the information you need, when and where you need it, before you even ask. It tells you latest weather, distance to home when you are at office, latest traffic report, these all features are now even better with 4.2. Now you can see popular photo spots nearby, track packages easily, get information about upcoming movies and much more.
Don’t be sad as ice-cream sandwich users can also use Google now.
Beam photos and videos
Suppose you want to transfer a link to your friend’s device, You can do it either by manually typing it or sending it via v card. Now you can easily share your photos and videos with just a simple tap. Just touch two NFC enabled Android devices and see the magic.
New widget layout
Personalize your home screen more smoothly and seamlessly. As you place widgets on the screen, everything else automatically moves to make room. Widgets re-size on their own.
Magnification can surely help visually impaired users. Triple tap can do the trick and bring magnification to real life.
Android powers hundreds of millions of mobile devices in more than 190 countries around the world, and now with the introduction of triple buffering in Android 4.1 in the Graphics pipeline(for most consistent rendering that makes everything feels much smoother, from scrolling to pages and animations) users can feel other dimension of mobile operating system.