MOSCOW, Oct. 13 – RIA Novosti, Alina Gaynullina. Google may show a new generation of smartphone under its own brand Google Nexus 5 and the version of the mobile platform Android 4.4 KitKat on Tuesday, October 15, the newspaper writes Cnet.
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Digit.ru, Google unveiled a new version of the name of Android – KitKat, similar to chocolate bars from Nestle, in early September, but did not report details about its functionality. In addition, Google, as a rule, is a new line of smartphones Nexus is in October. Back in August of this year, the company cut the price of the Nexus 4 by at least 25% in the eight countries of the world, which might indicate the imminent announcement of the new items.
It’s not clear whether Google will hold a special press event, as the U.S. media have not yet received an invitation, the newspaper writes. “Silence” Google may also mean that the rumors about the date of the presentation is not true, and smartphone and software platform will be shown to the public later.
According to the site PhoneArena, the new Nexus will receive a 5-inch screen, and its cost will not exceed £ 250, € 300 or $ 300 depending on sales region, but the final price has not been determined. Recall that to reduce the price of Nexus 4 device without a contract cost the buyer in the U.S. $ 300-350.
Platform Android 4.4 KitKat, is rumored to be able to make better use of the battery, will provide the launch of the camera from the lock screen, allows you to view the history of location requests from different applications. Also, it can be updated app for calls, icons of applications and services Google Photos (previously Google+ Photos).