Nexus 4 With Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Recently, Google concluded its I/O developers conference at San Francisco. The company didn't made any announcement regarding the Android Key Lime Pie 5.0, which was eagerly awaited by the fans. However, the Thailand Mobile Expo leaked some images that provided some important news about the upcoming android platform. Interestingly, it was not Android 5.0 but Android 4.3 version, an update of the current Jelly bean platform.

A Nexus 4 powered by Android 4.3 was spotted at the Mobile Expo. A picture of the 'About screen of the device' showed its platform to be Android 4.3. In the same picture the build number of the phone was represented as JWR45B. Coupled with the new build number, is a kernel that was developed in May. This shows that the platform could definitely be Android 4.3. Another image of the camera’s semi-new interface confirmed the name of the platform to be 'Jelly Bean'. Apart from the name, another photograph revealed an updated camera app with a new and efficient UI. This interface shows the camera options and shortcuts more accessible than earlier.

During the I/O developers conference, Google officials kept the curtain closed regarding any update in the existing Android version. Also, any proclamation regarding any Nexus devices were not made. Furthermore, rumors have been surfacing the internet, that Google may start selling a White Nexus 4 on the Google Play Store from 10th of June. Due to all these leaks and rumors, it is being speculated that a white edition of the Nexus 4 will along with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean may be announced on 10th June 2013. Other additional features like Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support, OpenGL for Embedded Systems 3.0 graphics and app data synchronization are also expected to be included.

The latest version of the popular mobile platform has been released in November 2012. Since then, Android fans have been eagerly awaiting the next version. As any of these details have not been officially confirmed they are not left with any other option, apart from just wait and watch.


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