Samsung Galaxy KitKat upgrade schedule leaks outAlex Wagner - Editorial Director of News and Content
Samsung has successfully rolled Android 4.4.2 updates out to several of its devices, including the Galaxy S 4 and several variants of the Galaxy Note 3. There are still several other Galaxy devices still waiting for their taste of KitKat, though. The good news is that an internal Samsung document with projected KitKat release dates has leaked out, shedding some light on when those devices without 4.4.2 will make the jump to the latest version of Android.
According to the leaked doc, which has been shared by SamMobile, the Galaxy S III LTE (GT-I9305) and Galaxy Note 3 Neo (SM-N750) will receive Android 4.4.2 updates in May.
There are five Galaxy devices that are expected to be bumped up to KitKat in June. Those include the Galaxy S4 mini (GT-I9190), Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-I9195), Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102), Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-I9152) and Galaxy Mega 6.3 (GT-I9200).
The one tidbit of bad news that’s come out of this document is that the international Galaxy S III (GT-I9300) has had its Android 4.4.2 update canceled. A separate leak indicates that this decision may have been made due to difficulties with preloading TouchWiz apps onto the international Galaxy S III.
It’s good to see that Samsung is getting ready to push Android 4.4.2 to several of its other Galaxy devices, especially important models like the Galaxy S III LTE. Of course, it’s also worth noting that things are a bit different in the U.S., as the updates will first have to be approved by the carriers before they’re pushed to consumers.
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