Google rumoured to unveil Nexus 5 on October 14
Posted on: 11:39 AM IST Sep 15, 2013
New Delhi: While we have already got an early look at the purported Nexus 5 smartphone, a new report claims that Google may unveil its next-generation Nexus smartphone, Nexus 5, on October 14.
According to a report from Ausdroid, the Nexus 5 is expected to come with Android 4.4 KitKat.
There has been no information on what all Android 4.4 will bring to the table, but the report claims that Android 4.4 may include the following features.
- Firmware availability to older phones
- Fragmentation changes (screen resizing)
- Miracast updates
- New Gallery Visualisation
- New APIs regarding animations
- Change android default blue to other preset palette colours
- New notification widgets
In a promotional video shot during the revealing of the Android KitKat lawn statue at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, a Google employee was seen taking pictures with a phone which hinted at the next-gen Nexus device, dubbed Nexus 5. The phone seen in the video had a vertical Nexus logo at the rear and a large camera lens.
The rear of the device also had an LG logo at the bottom. It suggests that LG and Google have collaborated again for the next-gen Nexus smartphone. After the device came to notice, Google removed the video and marked it private.