If you are in the Indian subcontinent, this might be a great news to wake up to. Android has confirmed that starting today, the two Nexus Tablets i.e Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 will start receiving OTA for an update to Android 4.4 KitKat. We have been playing with the leaked ROMs of Android 4.4 on our Nexus 7 in the past week and the tablet definitely showed a lot of promise and improvements when running the latest Android version on a hardware that is now slightly over an year old.
Starting today, Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10 will be getting a tasty update to Android 4.4, KitKat
— Android (@Android) November 13, 2013
Oddly though, there is no news about the update for Nexus 4 which is bemusing to an extent as the smartphone has always been one of the very first to receive updates from Google and has a Hardware that is hardly slouch.
The updates will roll out region wise as expected, so you may have to wait for a little bit for them to be available on your device. Some of the interesting add on thanks to Android 4.4 updates are as follows:
- New dialer app with built in search.
- Revamped Hangouts app that integrates SMS and Chat
- Better cloud storage integration
- New lock screen that shows additional data
- System wide wireless printing
- Full screen immersive mode option inside applications
- Performance boost
- OS level support for IR Blasters, low power sensors, additional bluetooth profiles
- Screen recorder tool
- Additional security features
Are you excited about the update to Android 4.4 Kitkat? Do let us know in the section below.
Via: Android || FoneArena