Android 4.4.1 coming to Nexus 5 in next few days, camera fixes in tow

Looks like we are going to see the Android 4.4.1 update for Nexus 5 real soon. According to a report in Nexus 5 camera

Dave Burke, Director of Engineering for Android has told Verge that the camera fixes present in this update can be divided in to five different parts:

  • Fixing the autofocus
  • Speeding up the camera app
  • More contrast and vibrant colours in the photographs
  • Better exposure, and the white balance
  • Interface changes

Google’s Android team has reported fixed all these issues in the last five weeks since Nexus 5 release. As you can expect this update doesn’t make the Nexus 5 camera perfect but it is still a huge change over what we have been seeing in the factory shipped version.

“With Android 4.4.1 on board, however, the Nexus 5’s camera stops being a dealbreaker — it’s not the best smartphone camera, but it’s a camera you can use confidently and expectantly knowing that it will almost always deliver. It may not take the perfect shot yet, but rarely offers anything but a completely usable one,” David Pierce of The Verge wrote after a preview of Android 4.4.1 update for Nexus 5.


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