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Google Android 4.1

87
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Android 4.1 may not be a quantum leap in any one area, but it's the fine-tuning of Ice Cream Sandwich that we've been waiting for.

Pros
  • Splendidly fast
  • Google Now is brilliant
  • Stellar keyboard
Cons
  • Availability is limited
  • Offline Maps need improvement
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Scores

Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

90
bear831
Google's new Android update takes everything that is great about Android and...read more
100
ImTheStig
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
100
Brandon
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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86
Average Critic Score

Ease of use

86
 

Ecosystem (apps, drivers, etc.)

85
 

Configurability

91
 

Speed

93
 

How It Stacks Up

52

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

53
 

User

48
 
73

Engadget

73
 

Critic

73
 

User

75
 
91

Engadget

91
 

Critic

83
 

User

77
 

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

Not yet scored
 

User

94
 
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How It Stacks Up

52

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

53
 

User

48
 
73

Engadget

73
 

Critic

73
 

User

75
 
91

Engadget

91
 

Critic

83
 

User

77
 

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

Not yet scored
 

User

94
 
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