Android 4.4.1 started rolling out for Nexus 5 phones from yesterday. This is a worldwide rollout and you will receive the OTA update if you are using only stock Android. For rooted device there is a zip file as well for you to enjoy. Android 4.4 KitKat was released over a month ago and this is a really quick update. This Android update brings a dramatic improvement of your Nexus 5’s camera. And, the Baseband got updated from M8974A-188.8.131.52.17 to M8974A-184.108.40.206.23.
XDA Senior Member bigxie have a latest version of stock Android 4.4.1 for Nexus 5 users. This update is flashable from a custom recovery; CWM or TWRP. This is the OTA update, Android 4.4.1 KOT49E is Rooted, Odexed and Busybox installed. You just need to flash the file. You can download the latest Radio file to flash as well. Also there is a working version of Super SU 1.80 by chainfire.
Model number: Nexus 5
Android version: 4.4.1
Build number: KOT49E
Baseband version: M8974A-220.127.116.11.23
This ROM is pure stock, and you will have root access. It does not offer any customizations, but you have root. So, customize your Nexus 5 from the stock Android 4.4.1. There is a camera mod for Nexus 5, which is better than the stock camera app on Android 4.4 running Nexus 5. Now, the update came from Google with an incremental update of Android.
The update is highlighted for the camera software update. How to take better shots and even faster. To take nice quality photos in low light and more. You should really update your Nexus 5 to Android 4.4.1 to get the best quality from your camera. The camera app is fast and the response time, focusing time is great.
Download Android 4.4.1 for Nexus 5
You know you have to use a zip file to update if you are not in stock Android 4.4. So, head over to bigxie’s XDA thread to download Android 4.4.1 for your Nexus 5.
Note: I’m not responsible if anything goes wrong with your flashing or updating process. It is your responsibility at all time.
This works well, I did this following the video tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hyJzzyARzg
the camera is now much better and speaker much louder. Good update Google!