While we may have to wait until later this year to get the full scoop on Android Jelly Bean, there’s a good chance that we’ll see some interesting new features at Google I/O next month. We’re still not exactly sure what Google has been working on for the upcoming version of its mobile operating system but it’s always fun to speculate. We took to Twitter and asked some of our readers what features they wanted to see out of Jelly Bean, and here are a few of the responses.
@IntoMobile I want chrome beta to be out of beta and become the stock Android browser!
— Guillaume (@Kourou59) May 31, 2012
@IntoMobile built in notification toggles. Come on google!
— Chris Ghubril (@Ghub1) May 31, 2012
— kenny martiatu (@kennymartiatu22) May 31, 2012
— Lisa(@ItsLisa_Lisa) May 31, 2012
@IntoMobile timely, same day updates to all devices
— mikeonabike (@spadmike) May 31, 2012
As you can see, these wishes for Jelly Bean aren’t that lofty, and the most lofty (the last one) is probably the most-wanted feature for Android in general. There’s a lot that Google could do in Jelly Bean but since a majority of the Android world is on Gingerbread, many are likely just waiting for Ice Cream Sandwich at this point. Ice Cream Sandwich is almost more than what people were expecting, and while it could be better, I’d say I’m pretty happy with it.
Personally, I’m not sure what would be a “must-have” feature in Jelly Bean for me. We could see a lot of simple tweaks throughout the OS to make it more cohesive, or we could see some left-field features that we weren’t necessarily expecting at all, like when Chrome to Phone was announced for Android 2.2 Froyo.
We’ll likely get a taste of what’s to come in the next few weeks at Google I/O. So what features would you like to see in the next version of the OS? Hit us up in the comments below.