Camera improvements are the focus this time around
Shortly after Google officially announced that an update to Android 4.4.1 was making its way out to Nexus 5 devices, folks have started to see it on their own devices. The update supposedly fixes many of the issues with the Nexus 5's camera, including poor autofocus and slow capture speeds, although we can't know for sure what else is included in this update until we take a deeper look.
For now, if you've instantly lost your patience waiting for the update to hit your device, you can grab a download of the official file from Google at the link below. If you need help understanding the basic process of flashing this file to your own Nexus 5, head to our guide for Nexus tablets — the process is the same.
Update: Android 4.4.1 is also rolling out to other Nexus devices.
- Android 4.4.1 (KOT49E) from 4.4 (KRT16M) for Nexus 5
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