Verizon to Update Motorola Droid Bionic to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Build on April 15 (Changelog)

April 12, 2013

As promised, Verizon Wireless will soon upgrade the Motorola Droid Bionic to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The OTA software update will be pushed out in phases beginning Monday, April 15.

Jelly bean introduces significant new features to Big Red’s original 4G LTE handset, including expanded notifications, a smarter keyboard, more intuitive voice searching capabilities and Google Now.

Read on for the full list of changes.


Verizon Droid Bionic Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Build Changelog:

Take action directly from the notifications panel. Send emails, return calls, share photos and more. Notifications are expandable so you can scan multiple emails, view event details and full images.

More accurate and relevant dictionaries have been implemented. Jelly Bean’s keyboard guesses the next word before you type it and voice typing now works even when you don’t have a data connection. Text-to-Speech capabilities have been improved.

Sometimes you’d rather just speak your search query. Android lets you search the web with your voice, and it’s convenient for getting quick answers on the fly. It speaks back to you and is powered by the Knowledge Graph, bringing you a precise answer and ranking search results.

Just the right information at just the right time. Get today’s weather before you start your dayand know how much traffic to expect before you leave for work. Cards appear throughout the day automatically

•Move between home screens with more intuitive graphics
•Smoother transitions
•More reactive and uniform touch responses
•Personalize your home screen easily by placing widgets directly on the screen
•Improved voice and data connectivity quality
•Calendar settings have been improved
•Improvements to Mobile Hotspot data connectivityhave been made
•Improved reliability and connectivity of Back Up Assistant Plus & Visual Voicemail
•Sling and MOG application preloads have been removed

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