It looks like Android's latest iteration will see the light of day in
October, as Nestle has revealed the first news about the launch of
Android 4.4 KitKat on Facebook.
While replying to a user who asked
"When Android 4.4 KitKat will be available", Nestle's German KitKat
Facebook handle replied "Android 4.4 KitKat is available from October" (Google
While this might not be an official confirmation
about Android 4.4 KitKat's release, at least the German Nestle Facebook
handle was kind enough to confirm that it is coming next month.
this month, the search engine giant which has been known for nicknaming
its Android mobile operating systems for smartphones and tablets after
desserts, had for the first time announced a candy brand name for the version 4.4. However, Google made no mention of when the
Android 4.4 update would rollout.
The search giant has been in
news ever since it announced the next iteration of its mobile operating
system, with the Nexus 4 successor, which is expected to be the platform lead device for Android
4.4 jelly, making multiple appearances on the Internet via FCC filing
and image leaks.
In the official promotional video of the KitKat
by Google, a person was seen holding up a phone which came with a
Nexus logo at the back, very
identical to the Nexus 7 (2013). The back of the mysterious phone had a
matte finish and included a large camera lens which has not been seen on
any Nexus device, yet.
Recently, the alleged Nexus 4 successor
was again spotted in new live images and a video. The purported pre-production unit of
the next Nexus smartphone revealed the front and rear panels. It is
rumoured that the next Nexus smartphone would run Android 4.4 KitKat OS
and both are expected to be launched at the same event.