In an attempt to build hype about Android 4.4 KitKat, the latest iteration of its mobile and tablet operating system, Google has released a teaser image that gives another glimpse of the Android KitKat logo.
Google posted the image to its Google+ page, with a tagline that reads, “Everybody dance now!”. The image is accompanied by the #AndroidKITKAT hashtag that suggests that Google wants more people to talk about its upcoming Android OS. However, the teaser image does not reveal anything about the launch.
It is expected that the next Nexus smartphone would be the platform lead device for Android 4.4 KitKat, and that both would be launched at the same event. Google in keeping with its tight-lipped ways, has not revealed its plan for the upcoming launch of Android 4.4 and the Nexus 5, however, a report suggested that the company might launch them at end of October.
A recent leak detailed Android 4.4 KitKat in screenshots and revealed some important UI changes expected in the next iteration of Android. The Android 4.4 OS is expected to include new additions like ‘Moving mosaic’, a new feature which can be accessed when pressing the KitKat logo, and appears to be an Android OS timeline showing Android’s journey from Cup Cake (1.5) to Jelly Bean (4.3); as well as new App Drawer that looks similar to Android 4.3’s, but includes new icons for YouTube, Settings, Google, and Voice Search and QuickOffice app for editing Microsoft Office files.
Further, a report claimed that alongside the Android 4.4 KitKat platform and the rumoured new Nexus smartphone on October 31. Stay tuned for updates, whether leaked, or official.