Just as a car wouldn't function without all four wheels, the Nexus 5 hasn't been much of a smartphone with its subpar photo-taking abilities.
But not every feature found in the Nexus 5 will make its way to Googley tablets.
The latest Android release is full of surprises. Here's a rundown of what you can expect when your phone gets the upgrade.
Who needs physical cards when you can just tap your phone?
The latest Android OS has support for always-on step tracking, but it requires dedicated hardware support, and updated apps.
Warning: if you buy a Nexus 7 from Verizon, you'll run into 'systems issue' problems that may result in a inability to activate the Google tablet.
The new Android home screen isn't just pretty to look at: It tells us a lot about where Google plans to take Android in the next few years.
Without its slick OS, the Nexus 5 would be just another top-of-the-line Android phone.
Google's newest handset may have ho-hum hardware, but that KitKat sure is tasty.
You'll need to commit to Sprint for two years to get the $50 Nexus 5, but that would save you $200 from what Google is charging for an unlocked phone.