Samsung Releases List Of Devices to Get Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update

It has been long since Samsung users have been wondering if their device will get an OTA update that will upgrade the OS on their phone to Android 4.4.2 KitKat or not. The wait is over as Samsung today has released a list of devices that will be upgraded to Android 4.4.2 KitKat officially. For users of these devices who were depending upon CyanogenMod 11 or Omni ROM, this should be a sigh of relief as they would finally have a bug-free Android 4.4.2 firmware which is TouchWiz skinned.

The list of devices that will be updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat is as follows:

  1. Galaxy Note® 3
  2. Galaxy Note® II
  3. Galaxy S® 4
  4. Galaxy S® 4 mini™
  5. Galaxy S® 4 Active™
  6. Galaxy S® 4 zoom™
  7. Galaxy S® III
  8. Galaxy S® III mini™
  9. Galaxy Mega®
  10. Galaxy Light
  11. Galaxy Note® 8.0
  12. Galaxy Tab® 3
  13. Galaxy Note® 10.1
  14. Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition

The updates should start rolling out as early as today. Since we already had an inside view of the leaked Android 4.4.2 firmware for the Galaxy S4, you can expect an OTA pretty soon. OTAs are however region and carrier dependent!

Find the press release below:

February 18, 2014

DALLAS, TX – 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.