Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update: What Features to Expect From Interface, Performance

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By Daniel Blake, Christian Post Contributor
September 14, 2012|11:24 pm

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is being highly anticipated by thousands of smartphone owners across the nation, with the expectation that it will see a number of vast improvements in the Android-smartphone interface.

Here are some of the features and improvements users can expect.

Fans can expect the interface on the Jelly Bean to be greatly improved. It has combined the best of some of the company's previous builds in the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the tablet-exclusive Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

The upgraded interface provides users with a higher quality interface and an overall better and smoother experience than ever before on the Android operating system.

It has been confirmed that a sharp blue menu is offered on a black background, with the menus featuring white text and a pretty nice font that catches the eye instantly. Other improvements can bee seen in the homepage, wallpapers and icons among numerous other nice touches.

The interface is bright and is definitely a good experience visually. Users of the Jelly Bean will immediately be able to tell this is a well developed product that is bringing together many things that have been learned through years of experience in previous versions.

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Importantly, the Jelly Bean's performance is also fantastic, with Google now adding a Project Butter feature with the firmware. Project Butter is the major new innovation in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and focuses on making the entire UI "fast, fluid and smooth."

Impressive triple buffering in the graphics pipeline is included, which ensures consistent frame rates with interface animations.

Quad core chipsets are also supported by Jelly Bean leading numerous experts to boast that Jelly Bean now performs as well as both iOS and Windows Phone, which were both previously heralded as better optimized.

 

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