Striking New Features in Android 4.4 KitKat

Android 4.4 KitKat is the latest version of the most popular Android operating system which is named after a candy bar KitKat. This
newest version of Android OS is capable of running on low end, inexpensive as well as high end, most advanced smartphones. This way
the third party application developers would find the Android OS more attractive.

The Google search technology is directly integrated into the phone with the Android 4.4 KitKat. Following are the striking new
and sweetest features in this device.

android 4.4 kitkat

OK Google

This feature enables the user to activate the phone, do a voice search, text to someone, play a song or get driving directions by just
saying “OK Google” command

Redesigned Homescreen Icons

The icons of some homescreen apps have been slightly redesigned giving a flatter new look

Improved Multitasking

With Android 4.4 KitKat, one can experience better system performance because of optimized memory and improved touchscreen for quicker response

Immersive Fullscreen Mode

The all new immersive full screen mode gives a wonderful full screen experience by hiding all controls. Best used when you are
reading, watching or playing something.

Better Battery Life

The new version seems to promise improved battery life by making better use of multi core CPU’s

Improved Security

Like any operating system, even Android has a few bugs and Google promises to eradicate those underlying bugs with KitKat

Integration of SMS, MMS into Hangouts

The new version integrates all SMS’es, MMS into the hangouts app (Do read: How to Disable SMS Integration in Hangouts?)

Automatic Prioritization of Contacts

Priority is automatically assigned to contacts that users talk the most using the new phone app

Ability to Print

The KitKat version of Android allows user to print anything from their device via any printer connected with supporting app

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and the list goes on …

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