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Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17) review: 20 facts and highlights

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
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Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)

Why is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17) better than the average?

General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
2.The browser has word wrap
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
3.Supports widgets
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
4.has a search browser
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
2.has free syncing OTA
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

Features

1.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
2.allows taking a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
A screenshot feature enables you to capture an image of your device's active screen. Most platforms offer built-in options for taking screenshots.
3.Has customizable notifications
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
4.has free navigation software
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
5.supports video chat
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
With video chat, also known as videotelephony, you can make audio and video calls from your device, enjoying a more natural interaction, similar to in-person meetings.
6.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
The OS has a feature for tracking the position of a mobile device. This feature is particularly useful if your phone gets stolen or if you lose it.

Miscellaneous

1.Has offline voice recognition
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
2.Supports Java
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Java is an object-oriented programming language designed to enable application developers to run Java code on all compatible platforms without the need to recompile the code.
3.is a multi-user system
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
4.Has sharing intents
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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