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Android 4.x version comparisons

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Android Jelly bean 4.2 vs 4.3

Added support for five more languages

Bi-directional text and other language support

Enhanced accessibility

Expandable notifications

Filesystem write performance improvement by running fstrim command while device is idle

Improved digital rights management (DRM) APIs

Improvements to Photo Sphere

Smoother user interface

System-level support for geofencing and Wi-Fi scanning APIs

User-installable keyboard maps

Android KitKat 4.4 vs 4.3

Applications can now use “immersive mode” to keep the navigation and status bars hidden while maintaining user interaction

Audio tunneling, audio monitoring, loudness enhancer

Bluetooth Message Access Profile (MAP) support

Expanded functionality for notification listener services

Native infrared blaster API

New framework for UI transitions

NFC Host Card emulation, enabling a device to replace smart cards

Optimisations for performance on devices with lower specifications, including zRAM support and “low RAM” device API

Public API for developing and managing text messaging clients.

Refreshed interface with white elements instead of blue

Sensor batching, step detector and counter APIs

Settings application no longer uses a multi-pane layout on devices with larger screens

Settings application now makes it possible to select default text messaging and home (launcher) application

Storage access framework for retrieving content and documents from other sources

The Camera application now loads Google+ Photos instead of Gallery when swiping away from the camera view

WebViews now based on Chromium engine (feature parity with Chrome for Android 30)
Wireless printing capability

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Not to forget about the native screen recording of 4.4.

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