Android 4.3 Jelly Bean: all the new features
0. phoneArena 25 Jul 2013, 07:46 posted on
Google has officially announced Android 4.3 yesterday, and it’s another gradual update to Jelly Bean, but what’s really new about it?…
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1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7726; Member since: 14 May 2012)
I could have sworn an article was published yesterday on the same topic correct me if I'm wrong.
8. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 3864; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
Android 4.3 is a sweet update. I can't wait until the custom ROMs start to implement it.
Root-Box Android 4.3 anyone? I say in less than a week. lol
13. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7726; Member since: 14 May 2012)
XDA will be my best friend these next few weeks. :)
But 4.3 hasn't been pushed to my N7 yet. :/
17. Igneel (Posts: 19; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
You can download the original firmware and flash it right away if you want. Did it on my Nexus 4 ^_^ It's now rooted too :D
19. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7726; Member since: 14 May 2012)
I don't want to delete everything from my N7 that's the thing. I'm updating the minute I'm able to.
22. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 983; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)
Im going to do the same for my Nexus7 PapaSmurf. I was looking for the update yesterday so hopefully I'l be able to update when I get home this evening!!
23. MobileCaseReview (Posts: 240; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Illusions 4.3!!!! ARRGGGGHHH *DROOOLING*. LOL
2. fistigons (Posts: 262; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)
How's the improvement on battery life? Pocketnow mentioned their Nexus 4 saw a huge improvement. Of course that was the leaked version....
3. -box- (Posts: 3749; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Why call it 4.3? Why not 4.13, or 4.1.3? Every prior #.# iteration before 4.2 was a unique update.
5. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7726; Member since: 14 May 2012)
4.x are updates that bring in new features whether they include software or hardware support. 4.2.x are bug fixes and minor improvements basically.
4. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7726; Member since: 14 May 2012)
What's the name of the game in picture 4? Reminds me of the Gears of War series on my Xbox 360.
9. blazee (Posts: 256; Member since: 02 Jan 2012)
So no emojis after all? I don't understand why Google would add emojis to the android keyboard
18. Igneel (Posts: 19; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
There is. It has a specific keyboard for it included. It's called iWnn IME (Emoji). It contains tons of emojis but some of them are pretty weird. Haven't tested it to see whether it works with other messaging apps.
21. datsyuk (Posts: 158; Member since: 11 Jan 2012)
Wish they weren't ugly :p I like the traditional colored ones
11. beasteator (Posts: 7; Member since: 25 Oct 2012)
My Nexus 4 running 4.2 seems to have Emojis. Is that unusual?
12. scriptwriter (Posts: 396; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)
Am extremely curious to see how Ingress will run once i get the update what with ingress currently being a huge battery drain.
14. AfterShock (Posts: 2676; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)
There's s couple things about this update I look forward to, it's not fluff and stuff for myself.
This will likely be last update I get on my phone once it bleeds through channels of red tape and other hold ups . (2012 One-X)
25. LukeTT (Posts: 13; Member since: 03 May 2013)
Ahhhh yessss, the perks of being a Nexus user!
26. solomonsteve (Posts: 73; Member since: 19 Dec 2012)
Nothing really new in this update for a leyman
27. Sondae (Posts: 185; Member since: 02 Jan 2013)
Waiting for this update on s3, note2 or s2....
30. drnggaj33 (Posts: 127; Member since: 29 Feb 2012)
the best thing is that its only 4.3 cant wait for key lime pie update ....this is why i luv my nexus ....apples ios is still behide can switch between apps ....theyre are trying to be like andriod but they cant ....ppl are paying for the name apple smh
31. Trex95 (Posts: 543; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)
For the Nexus 4 update to 4.3
-Google Services framework>clear data>force to stop> About phone> System updates