Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 release date pegged for October 15th, say Google Launchpad devs
posted by Daniel P. / Oct 10, 2013, 2:05 AM
It is a place for sharing ideas, so naturally there are peeps from Mountain View over there. Some developers have apparently been told around the workshops and networking events that the release date of Android 4.4 KitKat and, respectively, the Google Nexus 5 (or Nexus 4 2013) phone will be October 15th, not the 14th date the folks from Down Under speculated on before. We can't vouch for the validity of these claims, but there's been enough smoke around an eventual next week release to conclude there might be fire soon.
Play Store, if it gets announced next week indeed. That's when some case makers like Spigen say you can order your Nexus 5 wrapper as well.As for the actual retail release date of the Nexus 5, the devs say nothing was discussed in that regard, so we'd have to stick with the rumor pegging October 31st as the date the phone will pop up in the
The developers did overhear the pricing scheme, though, and were told Google's handset won't be budging over € 300, which in the US will translate to the $300 price of last year's edition we all know and love.
This story is part of:Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 release date and announcement rumors (5 updates)
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17 October New teaser theory puts Android 4.4 announcement on October 21st The first time we had a theory about what the KitKat Twitter feed might be suggesting with its posts, it took some leaps in logic to get to the idea that Google might be aiming at October 28th as the date to announce Android 4.4 and the Nexus 5. This time around, the theory is a bit easier to follow, but where it is pointing is a bit less believable...
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Now reading10 October Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 release date pegged for October 15th, say Google Launchpad devs Some developers have apparently been told around the workshops and networking events that the release date of Android 4.4 KitKat and, respectively, the Google Nexus 5 (or Nexus 4 2013) phone will be October 15th, not the 14th date the folks from Down Under speculated on before. We can't vouch for the validity of these claims, but there's been enough smoke around an eventual next week release to conclude there might be fire soon...
Google Nexus 5 OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4 View Full specs
- Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
- Storage 32 GB
- Battery 2300 mAh(17h talk time)
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Release it globally soon.
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 2:07 AM 17
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Will be overly disappointed if they dont do a global release!!
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 2:42 AM 12
Just flashed 4.3 on my GS3 I9300 courtesy of LiquidSmooth. Can't wait for 4.4!!! :D
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 3:10 AM 1
Posts: 74; Member since: Sep 03, 2013
10th it is today already! They can't possibly do a launch in 5 days can they? Not even invites are sent yet.
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 3:21 AM 2
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Can't wait to see Android 4.4 features and Nexus 4(2013)
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 7:06 AM 1
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It is not going to be called the Nexus 4 again. That would make NO sense.
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 6:01 PM 0
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it would make SOME sense. I mean if they name the new nexus a nexus 5 then what would they call next years? A nexus 6? how bout the year after that? A nexus 7? Oh wait... But i still think theres a 95% chance its gonna be a nexus 5 because of all theleaks (esp. the service manual)
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 7:05 PM 0
Posts: 146; Member since: Nov 26, 2011
Say what you want but unless it has a really good camera I'm going to put extra money and get a G2 instead. I'm fed up of not being able to take a decent photo with my Nexus... It's like having a butter smooth phone with latest updates but no camera.
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 8:19 AM 0
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Say all what you want but more MP doesn't mean it's better camera... only noobs think it's like that, people who are easily manipulated by marketing and higher numbers
posted on Oct 10, 2013, 12:26 PM 0
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