Source code for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean released

by XB on 14/11/2012

in Android


Google has now pushed the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean source code to the AOSP (Android Open Source Project). The SDK platform is now available to developers, so hopefully we will see some custom ROMs based on Android 4.2 appear in the not too distant future.

The SDK includes access to a number of features including interactive lock screen widgets, a ‘Daydream’ interactive screensaver mode, support for external displays and native RTL support. We do hope that Sony received the PDK prior to this and is already hard at work optimising Android 4.2. Time will tell.

  • adsada_arc

    I love sony, but if I am honest I can really only see my next upgrade being a nexus device. My Xperia S is amazing, but the cost and feature packed nexus 4 makes this a no brainier! The only thing putting me off is that LG made the current device…urgh! hate that company, hopefully nexus 5 will be some else…maybe a sony device we can only hope haa!

  • M Usman

    for a second I thought exteral displays was a new kind of display then I realised you meant external lol

  • Борис Михаилов

    It may be a Nexus X(peria). :)

  • XperiaBlog

    Oops – corrected, thx!

  • http://twitter.com/maximills20 Mr Williams

    Currently own the Xperia T and I can see JB coming this time around next year. Song too slow for updates, as much as I love the T I really wanna change to the nexus 4

  • poorsonyfolks

    enjoying 4.2 on my Gnex, and im waiting for my nexus 4. :) sony will definitely give u guys the update next fucking year! haha. wait till another ver of android comes out before u guys get the 4.2. still stuck at ICS while others are enjoying 4.1.1 and 4.1.2

  • Poor samsung nexus guy

    LOL!! While we’re using a STABLE android version with innovative features from Sony [FYI, the “multiple users” feature on Nexus 10 is a copycat feature of Sony Xperia Tablet S], you nexus folks are “enjoying” the unstable android with unusable/ordinary features(basicly, you guys being guinea pigs of Android). .
    And I’m VERY sure that Sony will make sure it’s stable and perfectly optimized[unlike Optimus G, LG is poor at optimization] plus some useful, innovative feature [unlike sammy and apple that copies every shit].

  • M Usman

    Ahh your welcome. I honestly did think exteral display was a new kind of display and got excited for a few seconds :)

  • jdclegendre

    Hopefully we can get it by Christmas

  • nepster

    yeah, No one can beat Sony in terms of quality! Let it be hardware or software!

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