Android 4.1 Jelly Bean finally officially announced along with the latest tablet device the Nexus 7. As an advanced version of the operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, of course, there will be many new features added to it.
The presence of Jelly Bean focus on performance. More specifically, the increase in the responsiveness of the user interface. That’s why Google finally dedicated it through a project called Butter to improve the performance of the Android operating system.
Butter the Jelly Bean Project is actually not only change the look of Android become more attractive, but also claimed to be designed to optimize the ability of System on Chip (SoC) on each device.
There are three things that appear mempersona membaut Butter Project, including for anti flickr Vsync, Triple Buffering to optimize OpenGL, as well as optimization of the processor to increase the responsiveness of the phone.
To prove it, Google has shown two smartphones Galaxy Nexus, which runs an Ice Cream Sandwich, while others run the Jelly Bean Project proves a big difference thanks to Butter. The result, according to sources at GSMArena is really quite impressive.
Keyboard and Voice Input
For text input device, the keyboard on the Jelly Bean also claimed to have improved, with better predictions of rich and more accurate as well as the dictionary has been expanded.
In the latest operating system, Voice Typing feature is now also available in offline mode. This means that users no longer require a data connection to do it, but it also features performance was not affected by the slow pace.
Jelly Bean on Android, take pictures / photos are claimed to be more intuitive. By bringing the motion of the user interface and new functionality, users simply move to the side to access the gallery. Users also can rapidly remove the picture by sliding it off the screen.
With the changes also include notification bar, which is now made more intelligent. For example, when users receive calls tejawab, then to call back simply through the international notification bar.
In addition it now also includes notifications for various applications such as Music, Pulse, and Gmail are extended to give more details without having to open the application.
Most older applications on Android devices, Google Search, has also significantly changed. Where, Google Search has been supported by natural language commands. That way, Google seems to have been ready to present candidates for the Siri seirus challenger.
When a user performs a search, the user will get a card with minimalist design. Interestingly, when users swipe to the left, the card shows the user’s list of search results from Google Search.
Internet giants also brings new features that are part of the so-called Google Search Google Now you can use to show a list of public transportation, flight information, and sports results.
Widgets in Android Jelly Bean is now more intelligent. These features are now able to automatically adjust the size of the remaining space on the screen. So that the widget is great even though it’s memilikiukuran more pleasing to the eye.