The official Twitter account of the Android has recently made the announcement by posting a tweet that a lot of Nexus owners have been waiting for. According to the tweets, both the 2012 and 2013 editions of the Nexus 7 will be getting the Android 4.4 update starting today along with Nexus 10 tablet.
While another tweet from the same account said that Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 versions with mobile data will be getting the update soon. The company has not given an exact date of the release of the update for these devices.<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Starting today, Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10 will be getting a tasty update to Android 4.4, KitKat</p>— Android (@Android) <a href="https://twitter.com/Android/statuses/400441100436918272">November 13, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Well, this could be more than interesting to the Nexus fans. However, according to AndroidOS, only one user has received the update. The update will be available over-the-air and the devices will automatically notify the users once the update arrives.<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Stay tuned, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 versions with mobile data will be getting the update soon! <a href="http://t.co/TTRzORl4js">http://t.co/TTRzORl4js</a></p>— Android (@Android) <a href="https://twitter.com/Android/statuses/400441209841135616">November 13, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
The Android 4.4 brings several improvements and UI changes including cloud print support, revamped email and downloads apps, built-in QuickOffice, and much more. Take a look at the other features below:
The update will bring about new dialer app with built in search, there will be a revamped Hangouts app with integrated SMS and Chat options, better cloud storage integration, new lock screen that shows additional data, system wide wireless printing, full screen immersive mode option inside applications, performance boost, OS level support for IR Blasters, low power sensors, additional bluetooth profiles, screen recorder tool and other additional security features.