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    Which OS is better, Android Jelly Bean or Ice cream sandwich?

    Compare the mobile OS, Android Jelly Bean and Ice cream sandwich and get the details about the better OS from the experts of Techulator. Also get to know about the customer friendly OS among these Android versions from the experts.

    We often get confused when we find smartphones with different operating systems. Which operating system - Android Jelly Bean or Ice cream sandwich is better? Why is it so? Which Android OS is preferred by customers?
  • #2831
    Jelly Bean is the next version to Ice Cream Sandwich, so there is no point in getting confused about choosing the operating system. Android 4.1 is called ICS or Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.2 is Jelly Bean. Even if you buy a Android 4.1 version, you can update it to Android 4.2.
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  • #2838
    Android Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich both are the version of world's number one mobile operating system Android which is the product of Google Inc. Android launched Gingerbread in 2010 and it is still the most dominant version of Google's Android. Talking about Android Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich , At present Android Jelly Bean is now on 28.4 percent of Android handsets worldwide where as Android Ice Cream Sandwich on 27.5 percent Android handset. In fact, Ice Cream Sandwich was launched in 2011.

    Both the version of Android has its own features and specialty, Jelly Bean has two version like Android 4.1 and Android 4.2. In the New Android 4.2 many of new features and functionality has been implemented. It features a completely redesigned camera app and New High Dynamic Range or HDR mode to wide out the exposure range. The Android 4.2, Jelly Bean has been improved in terms of speed and simplicity of Android 4.1. We get fast, fluid and smooth experience in Jelly Bean.

    Talking about Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0, it delivers a refined and unified UI experience. Multitasking was enhanced in this version of Android which is major feature of Android. It also made the communication and sharing easy to help in texting, e-mailing and sharing. An Improved text input and spell-checking was introduced in this version of Android. A Powerful voice input engine was implemented in Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 . Face unlock which is a very common security now a days, was introduced in Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android.

    However, According to the latest data released from Google Inc. the father of Android, Jelly Bean is ahead of its predecessor Ice Cream Sandwich. In fact, you can see the data above, Jelly Bean is being used on more handset worldwide then Ice Cream Sandwich. Indeed, Jelly Bean Android is the best one and reason has been explained. In short we can say Jelly Bean has two version Android 4.1 and Android 4.2 where as Ice Cream Sandwich has Android 4.0 version alone. So Jelly Bean is the latest and one of the best mobile operating system across the globe. Yes, Most of the users prefer Jelly Bean Android because it is the latest one.

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  • #2844
    Android Jelly Bean is the best Android OS version.It is the updated Android version available with the best and latest features.

  • #2861
    Making inroads to operating system for smartphones and tablets, Google made a humble beginning in November 2007 with the introduction of Android as an OS for smartphones and tablets. Starting with the Beta version it went on upgrading the versions from Android 1.0 onwards. The minor changes were made by updating the versions like 1.1 and 1.2 etc. Whenever there were some major additions, the new version started with a different numbers 2, 3 and 4 etc.

    Google also started a system of giving a dessert name for each of its new upgraded version. Starting from Cupcake, it has now reached Jelly Bean. From this it is clear that 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is a older version which was introduced on October 19, 2011 than 4.1 (Jelly Bean) which was introduced on July 9, 2012. The change in the dessert name also shows that it is new version with a lot of change in features. It is quite obvious then 4.1 (Jelly Bean) is better OS than 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

    For having a clear picture of the history of Android and the introduction of new features in each of the versions of Android, you can go through my article Android: Journey from 2007 to the present – Gingerbread leads followed by Jelly Bean and ICS

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