Google Nexus 5 Android Update 4.4.2

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Date: December 12, 2013
File Size: 428.0 MB
OS Support: Android OS
Downloads: 79

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Nexus 5 (GSM/LTE) “Hammerhead” Factory Image for Android 4.4.2.

What's New:

  • Further security enhancements and bug fixes
  • Improvements for the Nexus 5 to fix issues with auto focus, white balance, HDR+ and other camera issues
  • ART-related bug fixes (includes WhatsApp Messenger)
  • The new Photo application is now the default Gallery application when swiping out of the Camera application
  • Miscellaneous improvements and bug fixes
  • Refreshed interface with white status bar icons/text, ability for applications to trigger a translucent navigation and status appearance.
  • Optimizations for performance on devices with lower specifications, Low RAM device API
  • Wireless printing capability
  • NFC Host Card Emulation for emulating smart cards
  • WebViews now based on Chromium engine (feature parity with Chrome for Android 30)
  • Expanded functionality for Notification listener services
  • Public API for developing and managing text messaging clients.
  • New framework for UI transitions
  • Storage access framework for retrieving content and documents from other sources
  • Sensor batching, Step Detector and Counter APIs
  • "Immersive" full screen mode, software buttons and status bar accessed with an edge swipe gesture
  • Ability to specify default text messaging and home (launcher) app in Settings.
  • Audio tunneling, audio monitoring, loudness enhancer
  • Built-in screen recording
  • Native infrared blaster API
  • Expanded accessibility APIs, system-level closed captioning settings
  • New experimental runtime virtual machine, ART
  • Bluetooth Message Access Profile (MAP) support
  • Disabled access to battery statistics by third-party applications
  • Settings application no longer uses a multi-pane layout
  • Browser text wrap is disabled.
  • The Wi-Fi and mobile data Tx-Rx indicators are disabled.
  • Android 4.4 with stock launcher.png
  • Android 4.4 on the Nexus 4

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