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Targeting the next billion smartphone users,
The company has also said that the latest Android release makes the user experience more immersive by “everything except what you really want to see.” Some of the new features of Android 4.4 are hands-free voice search across the device (similar to the always-on function of Moto X), redesigned dialer app that allows users to look up contacts based on location as well as Google Apps they use. The default SMS app has been integrated into the Hangouts application (which replaced the GTalk app when Android 4.3 was released) and multitasking is faster in KitKat.
The release also improves the functionalities of caller ID as well as Google Now and brings support for Bluetooth MAP (Message Access Profile), Chromecast and TV remote controls.
Android KitKat will come preloaded with the new Nexus 5 smartphone and will soon hit Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets, Nexus 4 smartphone and the Google Play versions of Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One.
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