Google showed off Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean,' its latest phone and tablet operating system, at its I/O developers conference on Wednesday. Jelly Bean's new features include better support for voice commands, a smoother interface, a predictive keyboard, and Google Now.
Samsung unveiled its latest flagship Android phone at a "Mobile Unpacked" event in London on Thursday. The handset features an 8-megapixel camera and some nifty "natural interaction" features, all running on "Ice Cream Sandwich," the latest Android operating system.
Samsung says Ice Cream Sandwich will be rolled out to a range of its smartphones and tablets. Unless, of course, your carrier is T-Mobile.
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Android phone owners can expect Google to release an OS update for their Android phones in April. The Gingerbread (Android 2.4) release is a bridge to Android 3.0, aka Honeycomb.