Android 4.4 KitKat UI
Possibly taking inspiration from the iOS 7 app dock, the status bar appears to change colour depending on the app users are currently running.
The messaging app also looks set to get the makeover treatment introducing a cutesy bell with a smiling face when the user does not have any messages. Messaging controls have also been relocated to the top right-hand corner of the app, rather than along the button as with previous iterations of the Android OS.
Android 4.4 KitKat Features
Android 4.4 KitKat – Camera
Android 4.4 KitKat – Gallery
Android 4.4 KitKat – NFC
Android 4.4 KitKat – Google Babel
Android 4.4 KitKat video
Android 4.4 KitKat phones
Along with the Nexus 5, it seems older phones like the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will also get the Android 4.4 Kitkat treatment. The details come courtesy of a post on the XDA-Developers forum.
The user known as dxxh, quizzed a Samsung UK rep about the European version of the new S Pen-toting handset not accepting SIM cards from other regions. When they asked the rep whether their Samsung Galaxy S3 would be subject to the same regional SIM lock issues the user posted the following:
Android 4.4 Kitkat tablets
Android 4.4 KitKat release date
The confectionary company who lent the name of its chocolate bar to Google, did not however mention a specific day or reveal any details about features.
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