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Android 4.4 KitKat brings Android to the masses, introduces a minimal design, and puts Google search in your dialer.
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Available on prepaid carrier MetroPCS, the Optimus L70 features a dual-core processor, a 4.5-inch screen, and a 5-megapixel camera.
The HTC Desire 610 may be affordable, with an iPhone 5C-style plastic body, but its mediocre specs and poor screen resolution mean it's still not a good buy. For much less money you can grab the 4G Motorola Moto G, which has the same processor, Android KitKat software and a higher resolution display.
Sporting a 4.7-inch touchscreen, Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and a quad-core processor, the LG Optimus L90 is an affordable mid-tier handset for T-Mobile.
Still, fragmentation remains a thorn in the side of Android, especially compared with the relative ease of Apple's iOS updates.
The latest flavor of Android is slowly eating up more Android devices, according to the latest stats from Google.
The Android 4.4.2 update has begun for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 devices in Great Britain.
The latest Android 4.4 update has begun for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 in the UK.
The Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1, and Xperia Z1 Compact are first up to get the latest flavor of Android.
One report names a number of Samsung smartphones and tablets awaiting updates in the "near future," including phones in the Galaxy Note and S4 families.