Samsung confirms Android 4.4 KitKat for multiple devices

Samsung confirms Android 4.4 KitKat for multiple devices

Samsung on Tuesday outlined the Android 4.4 KitKat update details for a number of smartphones and tablets. In addition to the standard OS details, Samsung will include other software touches:

  • 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.

As to the exact devices in line to see the update, it could vary by carrier and market. With that in mind, the following models are expecting to see 4.4 KitKat.

  • 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

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7 Comments

  1. sguyx
    February 18, 11:09 Reply

    Finally! N8000 been on 4.1 over a year.

  2. Jason Huyton
    February 18, 15:57 Reply

    I read in drippler that their a 4.4.2 update for the galaxy S2. I am just going to go and check am right.

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