Android Jelly Bean

Definition - What does Android Jelly Bean mean?

Android Jelly Bean is a version of the Android operating system (OS) for mobile phones, tablet PCs and other supported handheld devices. Android Jelly Bean was released in June 2012 as a successor to Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

Android Jelly Bean is also known as Android 4.1/4.2.

Techopedia explains Android Jelly Bean

Android Jelly Bean's primary design objective is to be faster and smoother than previous versions, while providing advanced features. Android Jelly Bean's interaction between different screens is faster than that of its predecessors.

Notable features added to this version include:

  • Improved notifications with more user control
  • Voice recognition, which allows users to dictate email, verbally search for terms, etc.
  • Project Butter, an Android initiative to predict user touchscreen movements and adjust frames for improved response
  • Google Now, which learns and pushes related content to the user
  • Enhanced support for HTML 5
  • Upgrade to JavaScript Engine (V8)
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