The search engine giant Google at a conference I/O in San Francisco, introduced a new version of the operating system Android – 4.1, code-named Jelly Bean. Broadcast of the event is available on YouTube.

The system interface is largely similar to the interface, Android 4.0, but version 4.1 has several new features. The graphics are now displayed more “smoothly”, thanks to technology Project Butter.

In the Jelly Bean OS a new keyboard is added with predictive text input and extended vocabulary. Google has introduced support for new languages.

The user can enter text with your voice without having to connect to the Internet. While the feature is only available for English, but later will be added and others. Blind or visually impaired users will be able to connect to your phone or on the Android 4.1 tablet input device with Braille.

Change of the panel notification – opening it, the user sees more information than ever before. Built-in search to learn to give answers to the questions by voice.

Google announced Nexus 7 tablet with Asus on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It will gives user useful information, relying on the calendar, and searches. So, Google Now may provide information about flights, sports teams and events, upcoming meetings and so on.

In mid-July update to the Android 4.1 smartphone will be available to Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S and tablets. Tools for creating programs under the Jelly Bean, Google will provide developers on June 27.

Google representatives during his speech announced that the total of the world has 400 million devices on Android, and every day users to activate another million. In the online store Google Play having more than 600,000 applications. The number of installations of programs has exceeded 20 billion.


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean features: