Rumors about the next-generation Nexus smartphone and Android 4.2 operating system have been swirling around the Web for quite a longtime. Though there is no way to confirm these reports, yet the reported features of the new operating system are worthy of sharing.
As per a recent report by Android-focused website Android&Me, Android 4.2 – the next version of the Google’s mobile operating system – will come equipped with project roadrunner, improved Google Now, Android customization center, enhanced stock video player and a revamped Play Store.
Android customization center will reportedly provide users with a solution to manage company customizations. Rather than offering the default system-wide integration of custom user interface, it will offers a space for handset manufacturer to provide additional features, themes, sounds, widgets, language packs, and all that.
This feature will be obligatory for Nexus manufacturers, the normal retail handsets will not essentially come with stock Android and manufacturer user interface in the customization center.
Project Roadrunner will be alike Project Butter and use interface smoothness. It will enhance battery life of Android 4.2-based Nexus handsets.
Project Roadrunner takes over from where Project Butter left off. Hearsay has it that it concentrates on doing for the battery what Butter did for UI pace. At the present time, there are small inside information, but it is ideated that this may discontinue users complaining regarding deprived battery life on their Android phones. Google is attempting to work out the trouble with software, without the requirement for huge batteries.
In addition, the world’s biggest Internet firm will introduce a new and better version of Google Now feature in Android 4.2. This enhanced Google Now will enable the handsets to reply to frequently asked questions (FAQs) such as “How can I download apps?” and “How can I activate Bluetooth.”
In Android 4.2, the users might be capable of instructing Now to adjust sound, brilliance and much more. In addition, it will expand well beyond a characteristic, which accesses matter on the internet; it’ll currently be a technique that without difficulty looks after uncomplicated functions.
Android 4.2, which may be named after Key Lime Pie, Kandy Cane or some other dessert, is also expected to bring revamped and enhanced version of in Google Play as well as the stock video player.
Google is expected to announce Android 4.2 at AllThingsD’s Dive into Mobile conference near the end of October.
Other better features comprise the Video player that will be receiving a facelift and will boast innovative API’s and a lot of video services to hook on to.
The Android 4.2 will be declared by the end of the existing month. It is stated that the Android 4.2 will be rolled out in an occasion that will be co-hosted by Google as well as electronics major LG. It is also said that a new handset, in all likelihood a Nexus phone based on LG’s recently declared Optimus will also be unveiled.