Know the features of the new Android 4.4 KitKat OS
Edited by kathrina raiza a. macadagdag, Lynn, Eng, Ian Gabriel T. Tolledo
Every version of Android OS is named after a dessert - Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Jelly Bean. Since every version is sprinkled with sweetness and makes our life sweeter every day, the newest version of Android is named after one of our favorite chocolate treats, Kitkat.
The Android 4.4 Kitkat OS, though not officially released, is creating some excitement among Android lovers. As a matter of fact, just a few months ago, a leak of the product was circulating the web, with information about the killer features of this new obsession, which include the following:
- 1Google Babel. This new feature is designed to wipe out the competition. It has been previously marked as Google's new messaging tool. Now, this is released hardwired with the Kitkat OS.Advertisement
- 2Device sensors. Since Jelly Bean is working great with smartphone functions, Kitkat is designed to have full use, and a much firmer grip on device sensors, making it more fun and productive.Advertisement
- 3Wireless charging. Another ground breaking feature that Kitkat OS can support is wireless charging. Though this new feature is quite a blur, it could have a faster charging time, and without the hassle of the spaghetti wires.
And now the most-anticipated Android 4.4 Kitkat OS is now here, below are ALL the things you should (and need to know) to get most out of your new OS.
In a Glance
Android Kitkat brings all of Android's most beautiful, most innovative, and most useful device features your supported* Android devices. Google's Android 4.4 is efficiently designed to run quickly, more smoothly, and responsively on a much larger range of compatible devices than the previous OS(Jellybean) - this includes millions of entry-level smartphones and tablets globally even if it only has 512MB of RAM!
Kitkat efficiently streamlines all major component to effectively reduce memory usage and introduces new APIs (applications) as well as useful tools to help you make more innovative, interactive, responsive, and even memory-efficient applications.
Tips, Tricks and Warning
- Some lower spec phones or older phones may not be supported by the newer Android Kitkat OS, to know if yours are supported, simply check the settings and look for [system updates]. If it says your device is already updated and doesn't upgrade to Kitkat, then it's not supported.
Recent edits by: Eng, Lynn, kathrina raiza a. macadagdag