Google dropped Android L earlier this week, introducing a vastly totally different wanting Android full with new options, a totally totally different design language and tons of optimisations. Android L is scheduled for launch in This fall, however forward of that Google has simply issued a minor replace to its present Android KitKat platform within the type of Android four.four.four.
The Android four.four.four rollout started final week for Nexus units within the US and has now began showing on UK handsets too. The replace, whereas small, was designed to repair an OpenSSL safety bug, though many customers at the moment are reporting marked efficiency enhancements throughout the board.
Android four.four.four is now obtainable for Samsung, HTC and Sony’s GPE handsets within the US. Motorola has but to concern the replace to its Moto X and Moto G handsets. The corporate beforehand determined to skip Android four.four.three and go straight to model four.four.four. To date the corporate has not launched any statements relating to rollout of Android four.four.four.
According to reports the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is now receiving four.four.four with the firmware quantity 14.four.A.zero.108 - this construct has been licensed for the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Extremely, however is not seeding simply but. Anticipate these units to get the software program tweak quickly.
You'll be able to take a look at the complete changelog for Android four.four.four here.
We’ve been enjoying round with Android four.four.four for a few days now, and to be trustworthy there’s little or no to note. Efficiency is identical and battery life is as unpredictable as ever; someday it’s nice, the subsequent shockingly dangerous. It’s good the Open SSL bug has been patched, nevertheless, and app-load speeds appear to be persistently good.
I’ve been fortunate and by no means actually encountered any bugs on my Nexus 5, and Android four.four.four seems like enterprise as normal. Nevertheless, in case you do need to slightly increase the performance of your Nexus you can do this little trick and expertise a snippet of what Android L goes to really feel like as soon as it’s put in in your Nexus 5.