For months, Android 4.4.three kitkat rumors were doing the rounds of the net, and mentions of it were made by way of Google, Samsung and Motorola, without any small print. Two cellular carriers in the use have also made its existence plain. Whereas sprint shortly eliminated point out of the Android 4.4.3 replace on its toughen pages back in April, T-Mobile has introduced it has begun rolling out the Android 4.4.three replace to Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) devices on Monday.
Meanwhile, it is price noting that the Android 4.4.3 update is now listed on Google’s ‘factory pictures for Nexus gadgets’ web page. While OTA updates have no longer yet begun, Nexus users can set up the update themselves – be aware, a backup of all data is really useful earlier than using the factory image, as it resets the device. A global OTA roll-out will have to commence soon however, and customers can wait for that instead.Asnoted with the aid of the Androids blog, Google has also shared the source code of the Android 4.4.three kitkat free up (kitkat-mr2-unencumber).
In keeping with T-Mobile’s instrument make stronger web page, the construct quantity of Android 4.4.three for Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 (2013) (review pictures) tablet is KTU84L, whereas the Nexus 5 has built KTU84M. The software beef up web page on the mobile service notes that the replace for the three Nexus devices is now on hand beginning Monday.
As seen in previous change logs, the Android 4.4.three update appears to be an incremental replace from Android 4.4.2 and brings security enhancements and quite a lot of Trojan horse fixes, as per the toughen page. The new update is set 54MB in measurement and is available OTA (over-the-air) for T-Mobile Nexus clients.
Further, Google is said to deliver few more fixes with its new Android 4.4.3 update which embody fixes for information connection loss, random reboots, ignored calls and various digital camera bugs. Rather than current computer virus fixing, the Android 4.4.3 is said to no longer bring anything else new when it comes to options and UI interface.
Some of the major fixes that the Android 4.4.3 replace are anticipated to convey is the ‘mm-camera-daemon’ crash. Earlier, the Nexus 5 (review footage) smartphone was stated to be affected by a new battery drain difficulty, which Google claimed used to be because of excessive CPU utilization of the ‘mm-camera-daemon’ course of that resulted in the battery dying faster than anticipated.
An earlier document citing sources suggested that Android 4.4.3 was once present process the do-gooding stage, and Google had given it to 1 percent of its staff.
From the do-gooding stage to the discharge, the Android 4.4.3 update appears to have travelled speedy and can be expected to roll-out the identical way to different customers. Not too long ago, a file even prompt that Samsung has been trying out the Android 4.4.three model on its Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4 LTE variants, in line with leaked professional record.