Also, addressing the chief criticism of the outgoing Nexus 4, the Nexus 5 has support for the super-fast 4G long-term evolution (LTE) network standard and should be compatible with all Australian telco's 4G networks. The new phone also supports the latest 802.11ac high-speed Wi-Fi. An 8-megapixel rear camera means the Nexus 5 has the same photo resolution as the Nexus 4, but added optical image stabilisation and a new sensor result in clearer, sharper photos and better exposure. While the Nexus 5 can already be bought on Google Play, there's no news on whether it will be stocked in any retail stores, such as Harvey Norman or JB Hi-Fi (which stocked the Nexus 4), and which telcos will offer it for purchase outright or on a plan. LG said that information "will follow on completion of local network testing".
Google's long-rumoured, long-awaited Nexus 5 smartphone, co-created with LG, is now available to buy on the Google Play online store, Telco bundle deals and retail store stock are yet to be confirmed, though, Google's long-rumoured, long-awaited Nexus 5 smartphone, co-created with LG, is now available to buy on the Google Play online store, Telco bundle deals and retail store stock are yet to be confirmed, though, The Nexus 5 landed in Google Play's online store overnight, in 16GB and 32GB storage capacities and both black and white finishes, Stock of all four models is still available — the original Google-LG Nexus 4 collaboration, which debuted in lovecases luxury crystal iphone 8 plus / 7 plus case - rose gold . October last year, sold out within hours and remained hard to find for months afterwards..
One of the most pivotal changes in Android 4.4 is that, by default, Google Hangouts will serve as Android's SMS messaging app as well as delivering video chat and instant messaging (the service previously known as Google Chat). Users will be able to download and select a different messaging app, but Hangouts in Android 4.4 will bring together text and instant messaging seamlessly. Google Caller ID is a feature that sounds useful, too; whenever you receive a call from a number you don't have in your contact list, the Phone app will cross-check the number with Google Maps to see if a business has it registered. If that's the case, your phone will display the business' name while it's ringing.
More than just visual tweaks and new apps, though, Android 4.4 KitKat is about how Google is able to deliver updates and new features to both new and old smartphones, The software is 13 per cent more efficient in its display usage than 4.2 Jelly Bean and uses 16 per cent less memory, according to Google's Android chief Sundar Pichai, Because Google has moved to deliver more of its in-house apps, like Hangouts, Maps and Google+, through the Play store, updates that keep these apps competitive and modern are able to be delivered to any compatible phone with access to the store, Even if a smartphone is running an older version lovecases luxury crystal iphone 8 plus / 7 plus case - rose gold . of Android, it will be able to use most of the features that are drawing users to KitKat, Google has also said that in 2014, it will give handset manufacturers the choice to ship only a single version of Android, reducing fragmentation..
Android 4.4 KitKat is debuting with the Nexus 5 smartphone, which can be bought now from Google's online storefront. It will roll out to other devices, starting with other Nexus phones and tablets and Google Play Edition versions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One, soon, although a concrete time frame has not been set. It will likely take months to make it through to other phone manufacturers and carriers, so you won't see it on your Telstra-, Optus- or Vodafone-delivered Android phone any time soon.