is the name of Android NFC feature that lets users share information between two NFC-enabled devices.
Ice Cream Sandwich, which supports NFC, will feature an application called Android Beam
, which will allow users of two NFC-enabled ICS devices to share information, games , maps, web pages and YouTube videos simply by tapping each other.
The Android v4.2 includes a host of new features including photo sphere (take snaps in every direction and share them on Google+), Gesture Typing (enables users to glide fingers over the letters they want to type and supports predictive text input), enhanced Google Now, Google Search, Daydream, Android Beam
and new improved notifications interface.
During the performance, the women simply tapped their phones together in order to transfer the song from one handset to another; similarly to how the Near Field Communication powered Android Beam
feature that was introduced on Android 4.0 allows enabled users to quickly share data.
The key features of the OS include Gesture Typing, Photo Sphere, Daydream, enhanced Google Now, Google Search and Android Beam
. It adds support for wireless display enabling users to share movies, videos and images on their TVs.
Other noteworthy features include Daydream, enhanced Google Now, Google Search and Android Beam
It additional features like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, NFC (Android Beam
), SlimPort HDMI, 8.0-megapixel rear camera along with 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.