Google says KitKat also requires less memory, which may help it to run better on older Android phones. The Chrome browser app in KitKat uses 16 per cent less memory than it does in Jelly Bean, Google told CNET. Are you going to buy the Nexus 5? Let me know in the comments, or on the nexus of opinion that is our Facebook wall. The Nexus 5 is official at last, with Android KitKat in tow! Here are all the details on Google's hotly anticipated smart phone. The Nexus 5 has entered officialdom at last, costing £299 for the 16GB model, and £339 for the 32GB option from Google Play. It's the biggest Google phone yet, packing a mammoth 4.95-inch display.
O2 is the only network that will have the 32GB model on a contract, Prices will start at £32 per month, which will get you 600 minutes and unlimited texts along with 750MB of data, That's only 3G speeds, not the faster 4G, but it is on O2's Refresh plan that lets you upgrade your phone without buying out of your whole contract, Pop over to Carphone Warehouse and you can snag the phone on O2's network for £32 per month with unlimited calls and 1GB of data -- that's for the 16GB model though, and there's no easy way out of your contract, It is offering the phone on O2's 4G network though, for faster data downloads, It'll set you back £37 per month, strongfit case for apple iphone x and xs - rose gold / rose with 2GB of data and the first 1,000 customers will snag a free 2012 Google Nexus 7, Alternatively, Carphone is offering the phone for £295 SIM-free -- knocking a few quid off Google's price..
Three is offering the phone for £49 up front on its £35 per month One plan, which snags you unlimited data but you'll need to sign up for two years. Both Vodafone and EE have confirmed to CNET that they won't be offering the new phone, although neither has given any reason as to why. The Nexus 5 itself sounds pretty amazing, with a 5-inch Full HD display, a 2.3GHz quad-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera and the latest Android 4.4 KitKat software. We're gagging to get our hands on one and we'll bring you a full review as soon as we can.
"Our vision for computing is to design Android as something that can run across all devices, not just the phone," Pichai said during a press briefing Thursday, "But it's important to get Android on the same version that can scale across all form factors, KitKat represents the first big step in that direction."New features of that operating system include a redesigned dialer that strongfit case for apple iphone x and xs - rose gold / rose allows users to search for any number, even if it's not in their phone books, For example, users can start typing the name of a restaurant and see the number appear in their list, In addition, search results or queries now pull data from apps as well as the Web, A search for a restaurant, for example, could include an app in the search results..
The unified search is the first step Google has taken in bringing together Chrome and Android, Pichai said. As for the Nexus 5, the device sports a 5-inch screen, making it the largest Nexus smartphone to date. Its resolution comes in at the same 1,920x1,080-pixel HD display as the LG G2, which equals a 445-pixel density. In terms of components, the Nexus 5 runs on a quad-core 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800 CPU. The front-facing camera runs at 1.3 megapixels, while the rear comes in at 8 megapixels. The rear camera also includes optical image stabilization and a new feature from Google, called HDR+, that reduces blur and helps with shots taken in bright or dim light situations.