Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Starts Arriving on Nexus Devices

Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and Galaxy Nexus owners have started to receive it

By on November 13th, 2012 07:16 GMT

Today is a big day for some of the owners of Nexus devices out there, as the new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system has started to be pushed over the air.

After officially announcing its new Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 devices and the Android 4.2 platform upgrade, Google unveiled that they were set to become available for purchase today, November 13.

The rollout of the new platform release was set to kick off today as well, and it seems that the first units are already seeing it as available for download.

Owners of the Nexus 4 smartphones and Nexus 10 tablet PCs have already started to receive the update, a recent article on Engadget notes.

Although some only had review units in their hands, the update was still delivered to them, with all the goodies that Google packed inside the platform.

Furthermore, some owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus handsets are also reporting receiving the update.

The GSM flavor of the device is getting a taste of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean at the moment, and the update is already up for manual downloads through Google’s servers, though only for the Takju Galaxy Nexus models, Android Police reports.

In the United States, the owners of a Galaxy Nexus handset on the networks of Sprint or Verizon will have to wait a bit longer for it to arrive.

For those out of the loop, we should note that Google has packed the new platform version with camera enhancements, including the new Photosphere feature, as well as with keyboard improvements, such as Gesture Typing support.

Moreover, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean comes with a Daydream feature, as well as with expandable, actionable notifications, new personalization capabilities with resizable widgets, and with a series of performance enhancements.

Google Now has been updated as well, along with Google Search, so as to deliver a better experience to Android users. On tablet PC, support for multiple users has been packed inside the new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform release.

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