Android Platform

Jelly Bean 4.1 Source Code Released by Google to Developers

The day Google Nexus 7 tablet was launched, it debut the birth of Android 4.1 popularly known as Jelly Bean according to Google terminology of naming Android versions. We expected a debut of Jelly Bean but not so soon. The Google Nexus 7 tablet was launch just two weeks ago and now the Google releases the Jelly Bean source code for developers to Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Finally the wait for the developers is over as Jelly Beam source code is available.

Android Jelly Bean

The Android 4.1 Jean-Baptiste Queru developer team announced this big news to Google Groups on July 9. The Jelly Bean 4.1 source code availability means that manufacturers like Samsung, Motorola, HTC can work upon those and customize it accordingly to their needs. This source code is also helpful for the various team and individual developers like CyanogenMod team, MIUI team to prepare the next iteration in the firmware’s. They can jump over and soon come out with custom ROMs to take the lead. CyanogenMod team has already expressed their interest in coming out with a ROM based on Jelly Bean and introduced CM10.

So soon we would see various Jelly Bean 4.1 customized ROM from various developers and we would be the one posting the complete guide and tutorials to apply this updates to your phone whether it’s Samsung Galaxy S III or Motorola Razr or HTC One X or Galaxy Nexus. So for which handset do you want to have the AOSP based firmware’s based on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean? Do let us know your answers via comments below.



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