Android KitKat

Android KitKatWith Google’s stock of the Nexus 4 now officially depleted, the company’s next flagship Android phone should be arriving within a matter of weeks — perhaps just days. We’ve already seen the so-called Nexus 5 in various FCC filings, leaked photos, and on Google’s own Mountain View campus. And while we’ve got a fairly good sense of what to expect in terms of hardware, there’s still plenty we don’t know about the next major revision of Android, version 4.4 KitKat. So with the clock ticking down on a brand new Nexus device, we’ve gathered the most reasonable rumors together so you can set your expectations for when the fateful day finally comes. Every indication we’ve seen suggests that Google has chosen to stick by LG, the same manufacturer it chose for last year’s Nexus 4. And the continued alliance makes sense: other than a glaring lack of LTE support and questionable battery life, last year’s Nexus smartphone earned strong reviews from consumers and the media.

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