The New flavor of jelly Bean is introduced by Google as Android 4.2. Android’s last version 4.1 was released with the name code “Jelly Bean”. Now Google came with its ascending decimal number 4.2 with the same name. This new version of Android has not revolutionary changes than 4.1 jelly Bean. But it is an advanced feature pack instead of 4.1 Jelly Bean.
In the last version of Android 4.1 Google’s main focus was butter smooth touch and speed, but now Google returns back to the user. Google came with extra improve features like security keyboard camera UI, lock screen with widgets, etc. in the Android 4.2. In this article we will discuss all the new features of Jelly Bean 4.2.
Advancement in Jelly Bean 4.2:
Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Camera:
Jelly Bean 4.2 has good Camera interface with a radial menu. It gives good exposure, white balance and cameras with flash usage. It is very comfort and easy to use.
Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Photo Sphere:
One of the most striking updated feature introduced in Android 4.2 is Photo Sphere. By using this app user can take panorama photos to the next level by clicking. Using a Photosphere is just same as clicking a panorama shot. On screen there will be hints to help you to set align of your picture. In all kinds of situations user can use this app very easily and quickly. It will take very few times to set a photo, but when it is done, photo will be viewable on your phone screen and it is very easy to share this on Google maps.
Lock screen widgets:
Android’s new version 4.2 Jelly Bean comes up with widgets for the lock screen. Android phone companies like Samsung, HTC have been tried from long time to fix the static lock screen in stock Android. They tried this by adding some shortcuts to it. But now Google brings the solution of this problem. User can now side scroll right to go to the camera and left to look at widgets. There are only four widgets out of the box, users can add them to their lock screen. All these lock screen widgets updated with fantastic background. If you get any mail you can check your mail directly from the lock screen widget. For this there is no need to go to the mail app.
Another update of Jelly Bean 4.2 is Quick Settings. It is a menu of the most often used shortcuts and toggles. It is made to save the user’s energy to visit all the settings. To set this you can scroll down from up to down or you can set the notification shade and press the Quick Button icon which is in the top right corner.
New Clock App:
A very advanced clock app introduced by 4.2 Jelly Bean. In this app you can get a stopwatch and countdown timer which is flourishing with a very comfortable number pad so that you can set timer very easily. The alarm UI also improved. Android, improved the size and clarity of fonts so they are very easy to read. You can set multiple alarms through a very straightforward and transparent way. The alarm snooze button also developed in it, you can set it easily by using the volume down button.
For tablet users, Android 4.2 came with a very excited feature which is multi user support. Using this new version, various users can set their own home screens like backgrounds, apps, widgets and application settings. Now one device can be used by many users without disturbing each other’s configuration and mails.
Here you have the chance to use a very cool new keyboard. In this keyboard, you need not to tap out your words, but it will recognize itself what you’re typing as you move your finger across the keyboard. In starting you will feel a little bit uneasy, but soon you will get to use of it, and you will realize that it is more fast and convenient way to use a touchscreen keyboard. You can get Swipe keyboard from Google Play store.
Google also developed screensaver in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean version. User can activate Daydream screensaver by the Display settings page in their operating system. A feature which makes Daydream interesting is that this app can be incorporated into third party apps. First who incorporate with this feature is Flipboard.
Thanks and Credits : Google