Motorola has been very quick in sending up the firmware updates to their customers and on the same lines they have announced today that the Android 4.4 Kitkat is rolling out. For now its limited to the verizon version of the Moto X but soon it would also be available for other MOTO X Users. This is a surprising news because officially the Nexus 4 owners are still waiting for Kitkat while MotoX Users can experience this new version of the Android OS.
It comes with a big list of enhancements which includes the following :
- Improved Phone Dialer : The new dialer on the MotoX comes with a option to search your contacts from the dial-pad and you can easily tap on the frequently contacted contacts.
- Better Gallery : The New Kitkat update brings in some interesting and useful gallery effects like Edges, Highlights and Posterize along with the option to annotate the photos freehand with your fingers with the Draw Feature.
- New Hangouts App : You can not only send text messages, make video calls and perform chats but also send animated gif’s and also share your location with this new application.
- Color emojis : For when words aren’t enough, the Google Keyboard now includes colorful characters to send in text messages and other communications.
- Better Camera App : The new app allows you to control the exposure and focus of your photos and you can simply drag to set the focus point and set the right exposure.
- NFC – Host card emulation : Enhanced support for NFC Host Card Emulation (HCE), to improve experiences such as contactless payments, loyalty plans, transit passes, card access and more.