Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Google Unveiled the Name of Android 4.4 Version - It’s KitKat

Android 4.4 version is coming very soon in the market and in the surprising move, Google has announced that the new version of Android will be known as ‘KitKat’. Google said that they are keeping this name in the honor of all the KitKat bars which were consumed by the developers while working on this android version. The interesting thing is that the name keeps up with the Google tradition of naming its product after sweet treats.

As per the industry experts, Google will be using android 4.4 KitKat version on Nexus 5 and perhaps on Nexus 11 tablet. It is expected that Samsung galaxy S4, galaxy note 3, HTC one family etc. will be the first set of devices which will receive update version once Google officially release the source code. Third-party ROM are also likely to release their custom-made firmware once they get to receive the Google android 4.4 code.

Android 4.4 KitKat feature

Google is really becoming very secretive about this new version and they are not saying anything on this topic. But as per some of the renowned industry specialists, these are the features which android 4.4 version is likely to have:

  • Efficient sensors with low energy requirements
  • Enhanced CPU support
  • Upgraded portrait and landscape screen alignment
  • Exclusive cloud based storage
  • Superior software and system
  • Edge-to-edge support screen display
  • Great battery life
  • Global network compatibility

It is expected that new version of Google may have some of the features which are found in the earlier versions of Android 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3 jelly bean such as-

  • Google now
  • Project butter
  • Actionable notifications
  • Extended quick setting
  • Enhanced dial pad and keyboard input
  • More language support
  • Geographical and Wi-Fi location
  • DRM API’s etc.
Google is also planning big time to market their version in collaboration with Nestlé (parent company of KitKat). You will soon see the market is flooded with the KitKat which will have a small green Android symbol on the wrapper. Both the companies are leaving no stone unturned for this partnership. This is the first time when Google has actually collaborated with any food brand and have taken over their brand name as their own.

Release date:

October 2013 is the expected launch date for Android 4.4 KitKat version. There are huge chances that Nexus 5 will also be launched in the market during the same time. It is expected to be the gen-x android OS. People have huge expectation from this version of Google and from the last couple of years Android has built strong liking among the people.

Source: CNN
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