Android 4.0 is designed with such features that people love to use. It provides you with easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets, and deep interactivity. It also adds powerful new ways of communicating and sharing.
The best features of new Android OS 4.0.4 aka Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) are described below.
The new user interface of Android OS is designed to bring better experience to its users. Common actions have been made more visible with the help of this new UI. It has been made easy for users to navigate through the system.
The animations and feedback graphics have been redefined and advanced. The OS has been designed to support high definition images and videos so users can get most out of their android devices. That is the main reason why we are seeing many high-end smartphones using Android OS.
There is no doubt that Android is more famous for its multitasking features. You can do multiple tasks at the same time on new Android version 4.0. There is an addition of “Recent Apps” button with the help of which anyone can easily jump from one task to another.
The transition has been made very smooth as you can access recently used programs from the system bar too. Once you will press the button, a list will pop-out having list of most recent apps that you used. Once you tap a thumbnail, it switches to the application.
Home Screen Folders
There are new home screen folders provided in new Android ICS. With the help of this feature, users can easily group their favorite apps. The apps can be added to a folder just by dragging into it. There is “All Apps Launcher” with the help of which user can easily get information about an app or he/ she can uninstall it as well.
If you are using a smaller screen device then there will be a customizable favorite’s tray added to your screen. You can drag any app, item or folder to the favorite tray so you can access it easily at any time.
The home screen of Android 4.0 is designed in a way so it can be customized easily. A user can do much more than by just adding the shortcuts on home screen. There are interactive widgets from live app content can be embedded to the home screen. There is no need to launch an app for this.
You can also resize the widget in newer version of Android OS which was not possible before. With the help of these widgets, you can access your social networks, play music, watch YouTube videos and stay updated about weather and news as well.
Quick Responses Of Incoming Calls
Now, if you receive an incoming call at your android device, you can simply reply back with a text message. There is no need to pick the call or unlock the screen. On the call screen, you can select any text response and after sending that response, you can end the call.