List of Samsung devices in US that would get Android 4.4 Kitkat update- Details, List
Samsung has unveiled the full list of its flagships that will get updated to latest Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware, the company has already confirmed that the update will start rolling out today. The company will start rolling out this Android 4.4.2 Kitkat update directly to the list of devices skipping all the previous versions of the Kitkat update i.e., Android 4.4 and Android 4.4.1.
Earlier this year, we saw a leak brought an unofficial list of devices that would be getting Android 4.4 Kitkat update. But today Samsung has decided to make things official and announced the list of devices that will be getting Android 4.4 Kitkat update. Below are the list of Smartphones and Tablets that will be getting Android 4.4.2 Kitkat update.
- Galaxy Note 3
- Galaxy Note II
- Galaxy S4
- Galaxy S4 mini
- Galaxy S4 Active
- Galaxy S4 zoom
- Galaxy S III
- Galaxy S III mini
- Galaxy Mega
- Galaxy Light
- Galaxy Note 8.0
- Galaxy Tab 3 (7-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch editions)
- Galaxy Note 10.1
- Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
This Android 4.4.2 Kitkat update is already started to roll out in US and will soon roll out to other countries also in the coming days and weeks. This update will be available via OTA (Over-The-Air), so your device will get notified when you have this update available.
Below is the press release of this update:
[box type=”shadow” ]Samsung Confirms KitKat for U.S. Smartphones and Tablets
DALLAS, February 18, 2014 – Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announced today that a number of Samsung Galaxy® devices will receive the Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) software update, enriching the Galaxy experience.
The upgrade provides a number of innovative, easy-to-use features that enhance the user experience, including a more intuitive user interface, enhanced messaging capabilities and updated applications:
Location Menu: An integrated location menu enables users to easily activate GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks, while simultaneously checking the battery usage of apps running location service capabilities.
Enhanced Messaging: Enables users to choose between Messages or Hangouts as their preferred default messaging application, and select from a larger assortment of updated Emoji icons. Upgraded Google Mobile Service™ (GMS) apps: Users can automatically back up photos and video and can open, view, rename and share Google Docs and files.
Samsung Galaxy U.S. devices currently scheduled to receive the KitKat update include select carrier variants of the Galaxy Note® 3, Galaxy Note® II, Galaxy S® 4, Galaxy S® 4 mini™, Galaxy S® 4 Active™, Galaxy S® 4 zoom™, Galaxy S® III, Galaxy S® III mini™, Galaxy Mega®, Galaxy Light, Galaxy Note® 8.0, Galaxy Tab® 3, Galaxy Note® 10.1, Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition.
Availability varies by carrier and product, with updates beginning today and continuing throughout the coming months.[/box]
So if you owe any of the above listed devices and got it updated to latest Android 4.4 Kitkat firmware, then do let us know in the comment section.