Samsung USA Starts Rolling-out Android 4.4 Kitkat for Some Devices

Android 4.4 Kitkat Rolled for some Samsung Devices

Just when Moto G and other android smartphones were starting to grab the mid range segment, Samsung USA has revealed which android phones are getting Android 4.4 Kitkat update sooner or later. There’re number of devices ranging from those Galaxy S3 to Galaxy Mega which are expected to get the Kitkat update however, there has been no mention of the Galaxy Grand series smartphones.

According to the current data that we have received so far, Samsung is pushing Android 4.4 Kitkat update for following set of Android devices.

Android 4.4 Kitkat Update – List of Samsung Devices

  • Samsung Galaxy Note II
  • Samsung Galaxy Note III
  • Samsung Galaxy S III
  • Samsung Galaxy S III Mini
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega
  • Samsung Galaxy Light
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

Samsung, in the press release stated that

The upgrade (KitKat) 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

While nobody is quite sure about what the update might include, some have speculated that the update will add enhanced location settings, an option to choose between default messaging app and hangouts. The company has also mentioned that the update is being rolled out from today and you can expect it in any moment now.

What about the Android Kitkat update for other Galaxy devices?

According to my speculations and understanding, company could be testing out if any of their older phones could be updated to Android 4.4 Kitkat. This list may includes the names like Galaxy Grand, Quattro and Galaxy Core. Any other older generation device apart from these three may not get any further android updates from the company.

  • Pavan this is awesome news for those who use Samsung smartphones…I know many of my friends from India are waiting for the Android 4.4 update…This news will definitely make them more eager…

    • Pavan Bawdane

      Hey Mohit,

      Yep, many of my friends too have Samsung phones. What concerns me most is whether the likes of Galaxy Core, Quattro or Grand will get Kitkat update or not.

  • great article about kitkat.. Is this available at S3

    • Pavan Bawdane

      Hey Sherin,

      It will be available for Galaxy S3 however it may take some extra time according to the country you live in.

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