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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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

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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Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

90
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100
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My setup: Google Play Store GSM-unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus running official...read more
90
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The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Mobile / embedded OS
Source model
Open

Type

Type
Mobile / embedded OS

Kernel

Kernel type
Monolithic kernel
Multitasking
yes

Interface

Graphical interface
yes

Source

Source model
Open
Model
4.2

Key Specs

Type
Mobile / embedded OS
Source model
Open

Type

Type
Mobile / embedded OS

Kernel

Kernel type
Monolithic kernel
Multitasking
yes

Interface

Graphical interface
yes

Source

Source model
Open
Model
4.3

Key Specs

Type
Mobile / embedded OS
Source model
Open

Type

Type
Mobile / embedded OS

Kernel

Kernel type
Monolithic kernel
Multitasking
yes

Interface

Graphical interface
yes

Source

Source model
Open