Google recently Announced that their upcoming android version will be named as Android 4.4 KitKat, for almost six months we were expecting the upcoming android version will be Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, But now before tasting the Key Lime pie we will have to try out the KitKAt, and Yes the upcoming Android version is named as of the collaboration of Google with Nestle. As a result we will see the new Android version with the name of famous chocolate of Nestle as Android 4.4 KitKat , The Company is already having a contest for giving away Nexus 7 and Google Play store credit through the KitKAt chocolate bars.
Android 4.4 KitKat Release Date:
The New Version of Android that is going to be Android 4.4 KitKat is expected to be released on the fifth birthday of android that is on 14th October 2013. Nexus 5 is expected to be the first smartphone that will come along Android 4.4 KitKat and it is also expected to be released at the same day.
Although it is not confirmed by Google or Nestle yet but from the rumours going around we are expecting this new operating system in the mid of coming month, as the release date is arriving there are alot of changes on the official website of android as well as KitKat, the prior version Android 4.3 Jelly bean is now replaced by the KitKat Icon.
Android 4.4 KitKat Expected features:
Android 4.3 came with just minor changes, just some bug fixes and improvement in the efficiency of Operating System. As it had just some minor changes that why it carried the same name as the previous two versions that are Android 4.1 and 4.2. Android is currently the operating system of over 1 billion phones and Google knows that if they wont bring innovation with the upcoming models people might get bored from their services and adopt their enemies operating system, As Big companies like Samsung and HTC along with many other small Companies are using Android as their Operating System.
Following are the Expected Features of Android 4.4 KitKat:
- Capability to Run On Smartphones With RAM As low as 512MB
This Step will be appreciated by alot of people who can not afford to buy expensive smartphones, if the latest operating system will be able to run smoothly on the old and slow smartphones.This Operating system wont be just for people with the latest smartphones but Google is going to try hard to get it on every smartphone weather its latest or a old one. If it turns out to be as we are expecting then it will be a great achievement for the Google.
- Device sensors
Android 4.4 is expected with the usability of magnetometer, gyroscope and barometer these functions will help in making the operating system more productive.
- Completely Re designed User-Interface
The upcoming android version is expected to be redesigned with new ideas as its been long time since we saw major change in the User Interface of Android.
- New Icons
- Better functionality and efficiency to ensure long Battery time.
Thats all we know about the upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat , Let us know your views about the upcoming Operating system of Google in the Comments.