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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Top 19%
Key features and highlights

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19) review: 25 facts and highlights

1. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
30% have it

2. Is free and open source

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
39% have it

3. Is a multi-user system

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
23% have it

4. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
31% have it

5. Has offline voice recognition

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
15% have it

6. Supports Java

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
39% have it

7. Supports widgets

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
63% have it

8. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
21% have it

9. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
30% have it

10. You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
88% have it

11. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
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Android 8.0 Oreo: 3.1

12. can be used as a WiFi hot spot

With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
73% have it

13. can be updated over-the-air

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
94% have it

14. Supports video chat

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
63% have it

15. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
59% have it

16. Has sharing intents

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
23% have it

17. Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
70% have it

18. Has customizable notifications

You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
47% have it

19. has free navigation software

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
83% have it

20. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
52% have it

21. Copy and paste features in web browser

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
91% have it

22. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
99% have it

23. has free syncing OTA

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
84% have it

24. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
42% have it

25. has voice commands

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
78% have it

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