Google has officially announced the availability of the Nexus 5 on the India Google Play Store. Nexus 5 delivers an intelligently simple design and showcases a stunning full HD display. Plus it comes in black and white. The device is made available in India just over 2 weeks after it was officially launched, being the quickest that Google has ever launched its flagship phone in the country. As far as concerned with prices, Google has really hit the sweet spot with this Smartphone. Unlike the recent flagship launches in India which have been highly priced. The Smartphone has a 5.2” screen with a 13 MP camera but its running Android 4.2.2. Android version 4.4. KitKat is out for all Android fans and users with the Nexus devices are likely to get the update soon. What is even more interesting is getting ensured that version 4.4 runs comfortably on Smartphones with 512 MB of RAM and thus even if you don’t have a top of the line of Android, you should be able to run 4.4. The Optical Image stabilization also ensures that even if your hands are shaking a bit, the image won’t be blurry.
What’s new in version 4.4 KitKat?
1) The Ok Google command is here:
This feature ensures that it’s not required to touch the screen to open the Smartphone and do anything. The feature allows users to use Google Now to set commands and do things like make a call, send an SMS, even play music. Users can link a set of keyword commands to Google Now search and the phone will do the rest. Also KitKat allows for interaction between users and the Smartphone to improve search queries, so yes, Google Now will talk back to you when you give a command as well.
2) Hangouts all the way:
Google has got rid of the SMS app and now everything is about Hangouts. Users can search across contacts, including Google Apps accounts. All your SMS and MMS messages will be in this one place.
3) Immersive mode:
This new immersive mode automatically hides everything else when you’re reading, playing a game or watching a movie. To bring it all back, just swipe the edge of the screen and the status bar and navigation buttons will reappear.
4) An improved caller app:
The new phone app automatically prioritizes your contacts based on who you talk to the most. When you get a call from an unknown number, Google Maps will search for matches from businesses with a local listing.
Google keyboard now has Emoji smileys in it as well.
6) Print from anywhere:
Users can now print documents from phones. You will need to connect your printer to Google Cloud Print, or own an HP e-Print printer. Also other printers with supporting apps in the Google Play Store will work.
7) Bluetooth MAP support:
Got a Bluetooth enabled car? Android now supports the Message Access Profile (MAP) so Bluetooth-enabled cars can exchange messages with your Smartphone.
Android 4.4 supports ChromeCast as well, although you will need a device to project what you’re watching on your Smartphone to your TV. ChromeCast supports Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Google Play. Android 4.4′s Downloads app has also been redesigned. It now gives users new sorting options and list and grid views for all the files downloaded.