Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Is Official [Video]

Posted: Oct 19 2011, 2:18am CDT | by , Updated: Oct 19 2011, 2:20am CDT, in News | Android

 
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is official [Video]

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Google unveils Ice Cream Sandwich with a refined, unified UI for phones and tablets and introduces innovative features for users and developers.

Ice Cream Sandwich is finally here and now we know what new features are coming to Android phones and tablets. Google spent lots of time refining the user interface. There are many new features but few that stick out. Android 4.0 is adding a new voice input engine to let yu dictate text. This is not a Siri type assistant. Another cool feature is to be able to log-in via face recognition.

Below is are the highlights of the new Ice Cream Sandwich features. You also can watch a video demonstrating Android 4.0 on the new Galaxy Nexus.

Feature Highlights of Android 4.0:

  • Refined, evolved UI
  • Home screen folders and favorites tray
  • Resizable widgets
  • New lock screen actions
  • Quick responses for incoming calls
  • Swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, and browser tabs
  • Improved text input and spell-checking
  • Powerful voice input engine
  • Control over network data
  • Designed for accessibility
  • People and profiles
  • Unified calendar, visual voicemail
  • Rich and versatile camera capabilities
  • Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor
  • Live Effects for transforming video
  • Sharing with screenshots
  • Cloud-connected experience
  • Powerful web browsing
  • Improved email
  • Android Beam for NFC-based sharing
  • Face Unlock
  • Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth HDP
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