Android 4.4 KitKat: More Features surfaced online

Nexus 7 (2013) tablet reportedly running Android 4.4 KitKat surfaced online.

Courtesy some latest leaks, more Features of Android 4.4 KitKat surfaced online. below is a quick look at the features:

  1. Android version running on the Nexus 7 tablet is referred to as 'Key Lime Pie', suggesting that this is not the final Android 4.4 build. Though the screenshots reveal some important UI changes expected in the next iteration of Android.
  2. 'Moving mosaic', a new feature which can be accessed when pressing the KitKat logo and appears to be an Android OS timeline as it shows Android's journey from Cup Cake (1.5) to Jelly Bean (4.3)
  3. New App Drawer which looks similar to the Android 4.3 but includes new icons for YouTube, Settings, Google, and Voice Search and QuickOffice app for editing Microsoft Office files.
  4. Revamped clock, stopwatch and timer apps
  5. A new download section for apps and games.
  6. A new Print feature being available when viewing an image, reportedly allowing the user to save the image as a PDF locally, or even view network printers and print out a hard copy.
  7. Transparent notification and navigation bar
  8. Google Photos and Hangouts replacing the conventional messaging and gallery apps respectively
  9. A new camera launch icon is now seen sitting on the left corner of the display on the lockscreen
  10. Ability to add more homescreen panes
  11. New wallpapers
  12. Google Now can be activated by saying 'Ok Google' from the homescreen.
  13. New boot animation (borrowed from the Play Editions of Galaxy S4 and HTC One).

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