Since Google announced the roll out of Android 4.4 KitKat to hit the market, hype among the Android users has been sky high. Every now and then the updates about the update have driven Android lovers crazy and it has even envied the users of other platforms like iOS, Blackberry considerably.
Whatever it is, the latest version to hit the market is not something like Android 4.3 which just hit the market with minor updates but Android 4.4 carries some major features which may take the fantastic platform to a different level in the upcoming months.
As I have mentioned above, this update isn’t something bigger and it might be a feast for Android lovers from all parts of the world. Google has completely renovated the looks and feel of the interface, enhanced dialer, solidified messaging services, etc. to place the Android users in the driving seat.
Every feature mentioned above can product significant impact on the user experience and they will uplift the performance of the Android devices to a great extent. This update will make the mobile app developers from different parts of the world enviable as well.
Let’s discuss the top 5 features one by one in the below sections.
User interface Enhancements:
A semitransparent menu bar is embedded to the bottom of the screen. New navigation buttons, full screen wall papers, new transition effects are other fantastic features that are added to the latest update of this top platform.
Now, all users have to do is to swipe screen to bring back the status bar and navigation screens which were hided for performing other activities.
An incredible feature which is widely celebrated by most Android users today. Though it was experimented in Moto X, the success of this future has forced Android to add this feature to the native mobile devices.
With this feature, the users can activate the search without touching the interface. All it needs is the voice to perform search, extracting directions, and relishing songs in your mobile. Sounds great, right?
Accuracy was one of the issues confronted by Android earlier and this time they have come up with a better update to negotiate this. This update has better optimized OS which in turn has enhanced the memory performance and touch screen significantly for unbelievable accuracy.
Integrated Hangout + SMS:
This was causing troubles to most Android users in the past. The users have to look out for different applications for Hangouts and SMS services which now simplified with this application. The hangout app of Android 4.4 brings together both Hangout and SMS services perfectly.
Now Android users can just Tap and Pay from their mobiles as the new roll out Android 4.4 KitKat is designed with NFC technology. In future it may work with POS systems as well. Android has envisioned that NFC could be the next-gen attribute which will become mandatory on mobile devices and it is the reason why they’ve come up with such a brilliant upgrade.
These are not the only features Android 4.4 KitKat has got and in fact, it has some great features in addition to what I’ve listed here. However, the 5 I’ve discussed in the post are the top-most features which no users would refrain from reading!