Latest Google Nexus 7 video displays Jelly Bean features

Latest Google Nexus 7 video displays Jelly Bean features
Google has started releasing a series of videos for Google Nexus 7 users that have been geared to those unsophisticated in mobile devices. The latest release has come out from the gang at Mountain View and it deals with the Jelly Bean OS on the tablet. Android 4.1 brings some new features to the table, including a more secure version of Face Unlock that allows you to use blinking as an enhanced security option. If more people can view this video, the fewer will think that you are making,ahem, google-eyes at your tablet and flirting with it.

The Google Nexus 7

The Google Nexus 7

Other features of Android 4.1 discussed on the video include Google Now, which automatically hands you information you can use when you need it. For example, you could wake up in the morning to find commute times, the local weather and your local teams' results all ready for your perusal. The video also shows the expandable notifications available with Android 4.1. Displayed on the video are the Google Play widgets which allow you quick access to your tunes, Videos and books and will even make recommendations on what titles to purchase.

Even though the video is meant to update those not familiar with Android on some of the new features of the OS, it also serves as a good advertisement for the tablet, which comes off looking quite responsive.

source: Google via Phandroid

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Nexus 7
  • Display 7.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 4325 mAh

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11 Comments

1. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 545; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Google voice search is not as interactive as Siri.Does Project Butter makes full use of hardware(CPU & GPU) like Windows Phone?

2. sportsinger75

Posts: 71; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

Did you write this comment because you dislike Android and want to troll around?

3. IamYourFather6657

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

He might just be a noob I used to be

4. Retro-touch unregistered

Is this guy dense??!!! Google Now is way ahead of Siri check the numerous youtube videos,idiot

6. chemhaz

Posts: 161; Member since: May 04, 2012

You for got to capitalise it correctly, it written "iDiot"

5. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

android 4.1 lags after some time. my galaxy nexus is smooth for the first 2 weeks then after that it starts to lag significantly. Google now is just awesome. although i am a WP fan i do like 4.1 jellybean without the lag

7. Asasindude26

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

I know what you mean my Gnex started lagging a couple of days ago to :(

8. wendygarett unregistered

I know you are trolling but im afraid i have to make some excuses.... Every device lags sometimes, my iphone4s lags sometimes too... what do you expect for just a 16gb storage which loaded too much apps...

10. plgladio

Posts: 314; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

My wife have a iPhone but we are not using it as a phone because its unlocked yet, whenever I try to play games I experience lag, so lag is not only in Android every phones have lag at one point.

11. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

You can look at any comparison between Google Now and Siri. Google Now is better at knowing what you said, gives you results faster, and it even learns from what you searched for so, for example, if you look up some sports team fairly often, Google Now will give you information on that team in the notifications without you having to search.

9. wsucoug13

Posts: 164; Member since: May 04, 2012

Such an awesome OS, want it on my GSIII!!!!!!!

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