After Nexus 5 which came pre-installed with Android 4.4 Kitkat, Google today started rolling out the Kitkat update for their two more devices, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets. This includes both 2012 and 2013 version of Nexus 7. If you are having any of these devices, you should keep checking for the OTA. As the update is rolled out today itself, it may take some days or weeks to reach you region or carrier.


The news was tweeted by Android team on twitter today. Here are some major changes and new features brought to your nexus tablets:

  • Improved cloud storage
  • New Hangouts app with SMS integration
  • New dialer app with built in search
  • Huge improvemnet in Performance
  • Wireless Printing support
  • New lock screen with additional widgets and data
  • Full screen application mode
  • Integrated Screen recorder
  • OS level support for IR Blasters, low power sensors, additional Bluetooth profiles
  • Better security level