Google Launches Nexus 5 Android KitKat

Search engine company Google launched its new smartphone Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 operating system KitKat. Google announced their new device on Thursday at a press event in San Francisco. The new Nexus 5 is a 5 inch smartphone price for $349 with 16GB incarnation. For 32 gigabytes of memory model the price is $399. Dave Burke, Google’s Android engineering director says that It’s a slim, lightweight device, a third of an inch thick, weighing 4.59 oz. The phone boasts a speedy Snapdragon 800 processor and “packs a pretty mean punch.”

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According to Google ” KitKat is designed to work across all Android devices, especially in emerging markets. Other Nexus devices will get the update “in the coming weeks,”

Its apps have been fine-tuned to use less computing power. The Chrome browser, for example, will use 16% less power in KitKat compared to its predecessor, JellyBean. It is important to us to get the same version of Android to scale across all versions of devices”, said Sundar Pichai, head on Google’s Android department.

Google partnered with South Korean consumer electronics company LG to make the new Nexus 5 smartphone.

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