89points

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)

100points

Android 5.0 Lollipop

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19) vs Android 5.0 Lollipop

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
89
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
100
points
Android 5.0 Lollipop

Why is Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19) better than Android 5.0 Lollipop?

Why is Android 5.0 Lollipop better than Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)?

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General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
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.
2.The browser has word wrap
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
3.Supports widgets
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
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.
4.has a search browser
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
2.has free syncing OTA
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

Features

1.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
2.allows taking a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
A screenshot feature enables you to capture an image of your device's active screen. Most platforms offer built-in options for taking screenshots.
3.Has customizable notifications
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
4.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
5.supports video chat
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
With video chat, also known as videotelephony, you can make audio and video calls from your device, enjoying a more natural interaction, similar to in-person meetings.
6.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
The OS has a feature for tracking the position of a mobile device. This feature is particularly useful if your phone gets stolen or if you lose it.

Miscellaneous

1.Has offline voice recognition
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
2.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
3.Supports Java
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Java is an object-oriented programming language designed to enable application developers to run Java code on all compatible platforms without the need to recompile the code.
4.is a multi-user system
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
5.Has sharing intents
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Android 5.0 Lollipop
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.

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