Rumours: Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat to get unveiled on October 14th
Google has announced that the next Android version will be called KitKat and will have number 4.4 before it, however the features that we may see in Android 4.4 is still a big secret and also the launch details are not yet revealed. But, according to the folks of AusDroid, Google might announce the next Nexus smartphone, Google Nexus 5 running on Android 4.4 KitKat on 14th October.
According to AusDroid, the features apparently to be delivered in Android 4.4 KitKat include -
- Firmware availability to older phones
- Fragmentation changes (screen resizing)
- Miracast updates
- New Gallery Visualisation
- New APIs regarding animations
- Change android default blue to other preset palette colours
- New notification widgets
The above described features are just few and not the official change-log, so take them accordingly. The decision to go from Android 4.3 to Android 4.4 indicates that there will not be a major overhaul to Android as a 5.0 upgrade would indicate.
Source - AusDroid
Via - Pocketnow