You won't be left too far behind without it, but Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is a worthy update that brings improved voice search, notifications, and sharing.
Android OS, app and device news
At an event in San Francisco, Google today unveiled the next version of Android, and while it doesn't appear to be a major departure from the last, it does bring its share of improvements, including mult-user restricted profiles.
Android 4.4 KitKat brings Android to the masses, introduces a minimal design, and puts Google search in your dialer.
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At the same time, KitKat's bite has reached almost 2 percent, while Gingerbread is eating up a 20 percent share.
Android 4.1-3, or Jelly Bean, holds a dominant share in the Android space, besting the latest version, KitKat.
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