Google begins Android 4.4 KitKat rollout for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google has announced that Android 4.4 KitKat has begun to roll out to Wi-Fi versions of the Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10, following the October unveiling of the new OS along with the Nexus 5. Users can open software update in the settings menu to check manually for the new software via their tablet. 

The 3G version of the Nexus 7 will be updated to KitKat "soon", according to Google in a tweet on Tuesday. Google has yet to reveal when KitKat will be released for the Nexus 4.

READ: Android 4.4 KitKat review

Android 4.4 KitKat brings several new features users will want to get their hands on. Past better support for budget smartphones, it was announced with a redesigned launcher with translucent UI elements, a closer pairing with Google Now, along with better controls and the ability to talk to your handset without tapping the mic button first.

We're yet to see if there are any enhancements specifically for tablets, so we'll be taking a closer look to see how the update changes the experience for larger Android devices as soon as we have it installed.

READ: Nexus 7 review (2013)



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