Google Unveils new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with 10 Amazing Features 

With the official release of the Google’s next generation Nexus 7 tablet, the tech giant also announced the new version of its Android Jelly Bean platform. This version counts as Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and is being unveiled nine months after the Android v4.2 was introduced. Well, we do not find any huge enhancements but yeah, some really good features have come up.

The Nexus line up of devices from Google including Nexus 7, Nexus 4, Nexus 10 tablet and the new next generation Nexus 7 are receiving this update at the first go. Any ways, we have come up with the 10 new features of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

1. Restricted Profiles

If you have kids or juniors, the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is applicable as this enables you to have restricted profiles. You can create profiles for each user with necessary restrictions. You can control the apps and websites which your juniors would visit by restricting them in another profile and the access to your account will be disabled by default.

2. Bluetooth Smart Ready Support

On Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version, low-energy Bluetooth Smart accessories such as thermometers and heart rate monitors can be supported as Smart Ready is designed as sensors. You can sync low energy devices without draining your battery.

3. OpenGL ES 3.0

With Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, you will be enjoying high quality graphics while watching videos and playing games. For better advantage, your device should have proper hardware to bear it and if you are on a high-end device, high graphics is yours. For the time being, only Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and new Nexus 7 are entitled for this.

4. Dial-pad Autocomplete

This feature functions on stock Android versions and suggests contact names or phone numbers when you start tapping a name. UIs of Samsung and HTC have this feature. Users of stock Android can navigate to ‘app settings’ and enable ‘Dial Pad autocomplete.’

5. Wi-Fi scan only mode

Even when your Wi-Fi is disabled, this feature facilitates location scanning in a better more passive mode consuming less of your battery. In case, you do not want this, you can disable it in the settings.

6. Hindi support 

Google, in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean new version, introduced the native local language support in the form of Hindi while it also accompanies support for Hebrew and Arabic languages.

7. Notification Access

In Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version, all the notifications drop at one place where you can control and interact with them in the status bar.

8. New Setup Wizard

This feature assists you correcting your user inputs while you sign-in to your device. You can alter the information that you had used for the first log-in.

9. Keyboard & input

This is an advanced algorithm that recognises your typing and hence facilitates easier input. A new iOs kinda emoji keyboard is accompanied and supports input at low latency for gamepads and joysticks.

10. Bluetooth AVRCP

On Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, you can sync with your car’s stereos, provided they are Bluetooth enabled. The Bluetooth AVRCP 1.3 version displays song names and other details of playback.


Android has always been a wonderful platform and this one of the greatest stuff that Google has ever invented. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean has come up with features which assist you more and more.