Google has launched the Android 4.4 Kitkat to the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets. The operating system is currently available to the WIFI only in the US models, rest it will be available to the other models and locations soon.
According to Google, the biggest changes which are fixed in the Android 4.4 code is streamlined code. Google has removed the complication in the operating system which can be utilized in a broader range of hardware. The company said the size of the device is little 512 MB of RAM will be able to run the KITKAT. Google wishes KITKAT to run better on entry level devices.
The Nexus tablets will support the new operating system smoothly. The nexus 7 has an S4 pro processor with the 2 GB of RAM, 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon whereas the Nexus 10 has a Samsung Exynos 5 Dual processor with 2 GB of RAM. They have the more than enough juice to get Kitkat following:
Most of the other improvements are under the cover and meant for developers. They will be able to add the various functions of printing to their app and the benefits of latest animations, graphics acceleration, API, screen recording and bezel to bezel apps. Kitkat supports the Bluetooth profiles and bakes in support for IR blasters to control the home theater equipment. The KitKat SDK is already available for download.
There are various enhancements in the OS which includes better notifications, revised launcher, upgraded phone dialer, wide search area and baked in support for Google across the platform. There is the number changes made to the home screen and the main app menu. For example customize home page screen panels make then bit easier to use. Google also made the changes in the icons to make it more user- friendly.
Nexus will update with the new operating system. By the upcoming week’s google play edition mobile devices will be updated with the Android 4.4 Kitkat will get updated on the Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S4, and in HTC one . The Kitkat is preinstalled on the Nexus 5Smartphones.
One of the main benefits of getting the Nexus brand is to get updated with the latest system of Google. This is a prime example of that benefit at work.