Friday Video: Slo-mo video shows how much faster and smoother Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) is than Ice Cream Sandwich

Project Butter was a concerted effort by Google software engineers to make the display in Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) much smoother, faster, and more responsive than in Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). But how to show it? Here’s a great idea, take a Red cinematography-class HD video camera, crank it to 300 frames/sec, and make a side-by-side comparison of smartphones running Android 4.0 and 4.1. Here’s the resulting video:


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