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Top 10 Features of Android 4.4 Kitkat

Android Kitkat 4.4

Just a day before we had informed you about the release of the  newest OS Anroid 4.4 Kitkat OS. Here in this article we are about to give you a detailed info on the top ten features of the newly released Android 4.4 KitKat. The latest OS brings several changes with improved graphics and many other changes that multiplies your Android user experience. Among the varied features of this new mobile OS, the following top ten features make it most attractive and useful for users. So, let;s have a look.

The Top 10 new features of android 4.4 KitKat

User-interface tweaks – The Android 4.4 KitKat OS offers full screen wallpapers which extend through the navigation tray as well as the navigation buttons. Here you get a translucent menu bar at the bottom of the screen and new transition effects on opening the app launcher. You get better experience while reading a book,playing games and watching a movie because the status bar gets hidden. You can get back the status bar just by swiping the edge of the screen. The OS also adds a “location setting” toggle in the quick setting notifications menu and it equips an Emoji keyboard in the native Google Keyboard to use it for emoticons.

The OS supports lock screen widgets for music and movies apps that assists you to search and jump to a certain part of your device. Also the OS showcases visuals full-screen while you stream the content in another device.

New dialer caller ID – This new app automatically gives priority to the contacts which you talk to frequently.And the interesting part of this feature is that if you get a call from a number that is not saved in your contacts then the phone will look for matches from business with local listing in the Google maps.You can search for nearby places, contacts or people in their Google app domain directly from the Phone app.

Unified Hangouts messaging app – Android 4.4 KitKat Hangouts allows the users to share their locations and send animated GIFs.

Smarter Google Now integration – Android 4.4 extends its feature to launch Google Now assistant and do a voice search ,send a text message ,play songs and get directions.Google Now can be launched by swiping to the left instead swiping to the bottom.Yet it is not clear that this feature will reach the other Android 4.4 devices.Google, in a few days is going to enhance Google Now with new card types so that the users can get updates about their favorite website or blogs.

Better support for cloud printing – Now you can be able to print photos ,documents and web pages from your phone or tablet through any printer connected to Google Cloud Print.You can change paper size ,choose specific pages to print,and you can any type of image, file or documents.

Chrome Web View –The OS supports the Chrome Web View feature that supports HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript that assists the users to render web components quickly and accurately.

Step detector counter – Android 4.4 supports two new composite sensors ,step detector and step counter which allows the you to track steps while walking ,running or climbing steps.

Enhanced support for connectivity option – Android 4.4 KitKat supports Message Accesss Profile (MAP) which helps the Bluetooth enabled cars to exchange message with android devices. It too carries Bluetooth HID over GATT (HOGP) which provides apps a low-latency link with less-powered side-line Android 4.4.  Android 4.4 also supports Wi-Fi Tunneled Direct Link Setup (TDLS), a way to stream media and other data faster between devices already on the same Wi-Fi network.

Better accessibility option –While playing the videos you can adjust the display of the captions according to your wish as the Android 4.4 KitKat offers wide preferences for closed captioning.

10-Screen recordingAndroid 4.4 KitKat supports screen recording system that includes a screen utility which helps the user to capture video while using the device and store as MP4 file.

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