What’s new in Android 4.4.1

Android KitKat

The Android 4.4.1 update from Google contains a lot of other minor changes, apart from the huge jump in camera performance for the Nexus 5. There are a lot of small bug-fixes and minor UI tweaks that should please Nexus users. 

Below is a quick list of all the changes that Google has included in Android 4.4.1 KitKat for all the Nexus devices -:

  • The Camera app on the Nexus 5 has sped up considerably post the update.
  • The low volume output from the Nexus 5 speaker in certain apps has also been fixed.
  • The haptic feedback has been tweaked on the Nexus 5.
  • There are some bug-fixes related to ART as well. This allows Whatsapp to work with the ART runtime.
  • The default email client in Nexus 5 not syncing with an exchange server bug has also been fixed.
  • Immersive mode breaking while adjusting the volume level bug has been fixed.
  • The new ‘Photos’ app is now the default Gallery app.
  • There is a slight improvement in benchmark performance on the Nexus 5.
  • The transparent status bar sometimes turning opaque issue on the Nexus 5 has also been fixed.
  • The navigation bar is now transparent on the lock screen in the Nexus 4.
  • The Settings icon in Quick tiles has also been changed.
  • The Miracast setting has been renamed to Cast settings.

And that’s about it. If you noticed any other changes or bug-fixes, drop in a comment and do let us know.