The new operating system Android 4.4 KitKat was officially presented, as usual, along with a new generation of smartphone lineup Google Nexus. So, what’s new? Google plans to significantly extend the new version of its own mobile OS – set a target to achieve a mark of 1000000000 users. Naturally, the number will increase, because Android 4.4 KitKat primarily aimed at the budget work for devices with 512 MB of RAM. design of the operating system has been polished and now it looks even better than ever. Android 4.4 KitKat helps the user to easily search for contacts, find nearby places, or even any other accounts Google – and all of it right from the app.
Google has radically updated corporate messenger Hangouts – he will come out of the box on the operating system Android 4.4 KitKat. The application puts under one roof all of your SMS-and MMS-message conversations with others, chats and video calls. Now you just can not miss a single message, no matter how it is sent. lock screen has a new feature – now you see the camera icon. In addition, you can customize your home screen to suit your requirements. All devices without hardware keys now every running application will clean up the navigation interface. Most likely, it is about the three main sensory keys. As might be expected, the latest version of the Android operating system brings many new features to the platform search Google. Now you can activate simply by speaking search keyword, and all thanks to the fact that the speech recognition accuracy has been increased by 25%.
You can use the «hotwords» (hot words) to launch voice search from Google Now, to send a text message, or a way to get the location, and even include a song. The updated service Google Now got new types of cards that will keep you up to date through the context of topics of interest to you. Also, a new operating system Android 4.4 KitKat got another interesting feature – AirPrint (wireless printing). Unfortunately, at present, the function supports only printers manufactured by HP. In addition, the new version of Google’s mobile OS now supports third-party cloud storage data in the Gallery.
The company strives to make Google’s Android operating system so that it’s accessible to everyone, even people who have a low cost devices and related hardware. In the past, due to memory limitations, some budget smartphones could not get the latest tasty version of the operating system Android, but soon this will change. Android 4.4 KitKat alone removes unnecessary background services and reduces memory consumption significantly. So now she will be able to run smoothly even on devices with 512 MB of RAM. Strangely enough, the Samsung GALAXY Nexus smartphone with 1 GB of RAM will not get an upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat. Google’s also managed to increase the performance of the battery by adjusting the metering sensor, which reduces its requests. And finally, the new Android 4.4 KitKat right under the hood is a necessary set of adjustments and changes to improve the overall performance of the operating system. ‘s new operating system Android 4.4 KitKat will run out of the box on the new smartphone LG Nexus 5, while the update for other Google Nexus line of smartphones will be available in the coming days.