Android has not officially announced the roll out of 4.4 KitKat update for Nexus 4 in India yet, but users of the device in the country have reported that they have started receiving the update on their phones via OTA (over-the-air).
Last week, search engine giant Google announced that the company would start rolling out the new OS update soon and just a few days after that, global media reported that Nexus devices have begun receiving the Android 4.4 KitKat firmware updates across the world.
Since then, Indian users have been on tenterhooks waiting for the update. However, this time Nexus 4 users in the country have been lucky enough to get the update within a few hours after the global rollout. According to reports, the process is being carried out in phases.
The 238 MB v4.4 KitKat OS (build version: KRT16S) software to the LG Nexus 4 via OTA (Over-The-Air) brings new features like Hangouts app, Caller ID by Google and new Print feature, reported NDTV Gadget. It also quoted a Nexus 4 user who is said to have received the update on his phone.
Manan Chawla posted an image of Android 4.4 System Update' notification on the Twitter. "This time it happened fast. Android 4.4 KitKat is on my #nexus4 #India," he tweeted.
Like Chawla, many others also shared the joy of receiving the update via Twitter and other social media networks. Other Key improvements brought in to the v4.4 KitKat OS update include Improved Caller-ID, Priority Contacts, Immersive display, Enhanced Message grouping, Emoji Characters, NFC and Wireless Printing, Bluetooth MAP (Message Access Profile, Multi-tasking and increased battery life.
Unveiled in October 2012, Nexus 4 comes with a 4.7-inch IPS HD screen and is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor backed by 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.2 operating system and packs an 8-megapixel rear camera. It also features wireless charging and the Photo Sphere camera function.