Android 4.2

Business
2016-08-22 21:08:03
Android versions comparison
Android 4.2
Version nameJelly Bean
Key user features added
  • Lockscreen widgets
  • 360 degree images with Photo Sphere
  • Gesture Typing, for faster typing
  • Wireless display with Miracast
  • Daydream to display information when idle or docked
  • Multi-user for tablets
Key developer features added
  • vsync timing
  • Triple buffering
  • reduced touch latency
  • CPU input boost
  • Native RTL support - mirrors the display from manifest prop
  • External display support - Display Manager
  • Nested fragments
  • Renderscript Compute - run tasks on the GPU (supported devices)
  • Renderscript ScriptGroups, built-in intrinsics like blur,
  • FilterScript is a subset of Renderscript made for high performance image processing
Release date2012-11-13
Android market share8.3 % (4.2 - 4.2.2)
API Level17
  • 2012-10-29 21:53:49
    2016-08-22 21:08:03
  • Business
    English
  • Public
    Public
  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

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