Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich has finally arrived! Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich is better than the current gingerbread version. Android 4.0 version is simple to use with a friendly interface. It is much smarter than the latest version of android. You can expect host of new features in android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich for users and developers. Read on to know more.
Changed features: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
One feature, which catches the eye, is the new notification tab. The new version has an interactive notification tab that keeps you updated about the applications and messages. With a small screen display, the notification appears at top of screen. And, in large screen devices, it appears in system bar.
Re sizable widgets is the another interesting feature in android 4.0 version. If you want to space out, you can re size a widget. You can also expand a particular widget to know more about the content. Widgets let you check email, play music, and check social streams. Therefore, you can do much with the feature.
You can also notice a change in lock screen in android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Unlike, previous lock system, you can use camera and notifications from the side lock option. You can also manage the music tracks with the side lock options.
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New features to lookout for: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Spell checking feature has been newly introduced in android 4.0. As you type, the spellchecker locates the misspelled words and suggest replacements. Therefore, this is a useful feature to look out for in android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich version. You can add third party dictionaries and other languages in this version.
Network data control lets you track the total usage data on the mobile. In the settings tab, there are colorful chart displays that let you know the data usage. You can know the amount of data used by a running application, so this can be user friendly. This also helps you to know the background data usage.
Another new feature to look out for is the photo editor. The gallery includes a photo editor that helps to rotate and add effects to the pictures. So, you do not need an external photo editor for your pictures. Photo editor helps to crop and remove red eye from pictures in gallery.
Face unlock feature is the best feature in android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich. You can use your face picture to lock and unlock your mobile, now this is one cool innovation. You can hold your mobile in front to unlock.
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich version has many more features, so go ahead, and upgrade your android phone. However, you need to wait till the official update is available for your phone!