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5 Top Features on Android 4.4 Kitkat

Android 4.4 Kitkat have been around for many years since its release. Released in 31 October 2013, the Nexus 5 is one of the first android phones that came up with Android 4.4 Kitkat right out of the box. Right until this article was published, This version of Android is the oldest Android version that is still supported by Google Play Services and set to be the minimum Android version for developing Android Apps considering its features.

However, some of you might be wondering, what kind of new features to expect from this ‘green robot’ (or, if it is the Kitkat version, the ‘brown robot’). For that, let’s take a look at the new features built for Android 4.4 Kitkat which are improvements to it predecessor.

Android Kitkat Features
Android 4.4 Kitkat Features

Dedicated Voice Search Feature

It’s possible that this latest addition would attract more people to use Android OS, if it is made to be attractive. With their slogan ‘Smart, Simple, and Truly Yours’, the first feature being highlighted in Android 4.4 Kitkat would be the voice search feature. This feature isn’t exactly new because this operating system has had a melodically search system for a while, and it seems that Google is going to repeat the same strategy.

This is the reason why Google plans on implementing the voice search feature as an independent application that can be accessed through calls only, without the users having to touch their device at all. That’s why using Android 4.4 can be considered a new stylish way to operate your phone, especially with the latest new features.

You simply say ‘Ok Google’ then the application would be ready to perform the ordered search. In the end, this update covers a pretty fundamental change, especially for the two main functions of the phone: phone calls and messaging.

Dedicated Voice Search Feature

It’s possible that this latest addition would attract more people to use Android OS, if it is made to be attractive. With their slogan ‘Smart, Simple, and Truly Yours’, the first feature being highlighted in Android 4.4 Kitkat would be the voice search feature. This feature isn’t exactly new because this operating system has had a melodically search system for a while, and it seems that Google is going to repeat the same strategy.

This is the reason why Google plans on implementing the voice search feature as an independent application that can be accessed through calls only, without the users having to touch their device at all. That’s why using Android 4.4 can be considered a new stylish way to operate your phone, especially with the latest new features.

You simply say ‘Ok Google’ then the application would be ready to perform the ordered search. In the end, this update covers a pretty fundamental change, especially for the two main functions of the phone: phone calls and messaging.

Improved Contacts & Calls Management

First of all, Google would redesign the contact management feature by displaying contacts based on the priority, typically referring to the ones often contacted by the users. Furthermore, users can also view the nearby contacts, even to the numbers of places and even the closest business locations.

When users get a call, and it comes from a number that hasn’t been saved in the contact lists, Google would try matching the number up with registered business contacts or entity numbers from Google Maps.

Enhanced Messaging Experience

As rumored before, for messaging feature, Google develops a plan and scheme to collect all the incoming and outgoing messages in Android 4.4 Kitkat through Hangouts. Another addition to the messaging management would be the emojis as now, they are available directly in the built-in keyboard from Android.

Wireless Printing Capability

For productivity section, Google will provide extra protection and security for users to print documents directly from the smartphone. Google is currently developing printers that can be connected to Google Cloud Print, HP e-print, and other printers having their own apps in Google Play.

Other Additional Features

Printing isn’t the only thing that can be done with the new system. Quick Office also fully supports such a management. This application is now being attached within the operating system. Besides those features, Google also provides other updates, such as speedier multitasking assistance. It can also display cover art on the lock screen when music application is being on.

So there you have the top features built within Android 4.4 otherwise called Android Kitkat. Hopefully, this explanation would be enough for Android users who are interested in using this Android system. Rest assured that Android 4.4 would be more complete, especially with the latest features.