Android 4.1.2 rolling out for Nexus 7, being released to AOSP today

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While we might only be thinking just about the rumoured Android 4.2 recently, Google will be releasing the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

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With that we are also hearing that the Android 4.1.2 update is now rolling out to Google’s Nexus 7 tablets.


Google’s Jean-Baptiste Queru calls the Android 4.1.2 update a minor one and is said to include performance enhancements, stability improvements, and a number of bug fixes, the most visible change that users are reporting is that the home screen rotation on the Nexus 7.
 
Now Nexus 7 owners can enjoy the home screen rotation and switch to the landscape view at ease. There is also a mention of a small change in the works for the Nexus 7 hardware; the tablet is getting a new power management chip.
 
With the update reaching Nexus 7, we can expect it to arrive on Xoom, Nexus S and Galaxy S very soon. We have been hearing a lot that Google is planning to launch the LG Nexus with Android 4.2 OS on-board, so is this release the preparation for the new OS? Could be!
 
For now, if you own a Nexus 7 tablet just wait for the notification to pop up and enjoy the new landscape mode.

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