Samsung USA confirms KitKat upgrade for multiple devices – Rollout starts Today
In official statement released today, Samsung USA confirms a list of devices that will receive upgrade to latest Android iteration which is 4.4 KitKat. During next days, weeks and months we should see see following devices upgraded (of course all variants of listed devices specific for USA operators like AT&T, Verizon, USC, T-Mobile or Sprint are included):
- Galaxy Note 3
- Galaxy Note 2
- Galaxy S4
- Galaxy S4 mini
- Galaxy S4 Active
- Galaxy S4 Zoom
- Galaxy S3
- Galaxy S3 mini
- Galaxy Mega
- Galaxy Light
- Galaxy Note 8.0
- Galaxy Tab 3
- Galaxy Note 10.1
- Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
The upgrade availability varies by carrier and product , and there is no specific info on which ones goes first, but we can assume that last year flagships like Note 3 and S4 will be first in line.
There is still no official confirmation about European release of KitKat upgrade, but we should see it rolling probably at the same time frame as in USA. Stay tuned for more info, and watch our Live! page where we post new firmwares instantly after official push.
And here’s official press release:
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:
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.
this is an old msg we already have kit kat now we need android lollipop 5.0 or 5.2 for samsung galaxy tab 3 7.0 smt210r now that what needs to come our way other poeple have android L why some of us is stuck on kit kat so will there be a android lollipop for the galaxy tab 3 smt210r
Bom dia, fiquei feliz com a noticia e com isso espero em breve receber a atualização kitkat para o meu Samsung Galaxy SC-03e.
Parabéns a Samsung.
Good evening. I have an s4 and its american (atnt)but liberated to operate on a mexican mobile service provider. How may I be able to upgrade to KitKat 4.4.2 if my phone still tries to access atnt server for the upgrade?
good evening when is the update android 4.3 or 4.4 will be available for samsung galaxy s4 mini i9192 in version afr or ken. Thanks in advance
s3 4.3 update is just junk
phone drops % 8-10 while sleep mode in 8 hours.. while battery save mode active.
Que buena noticia, tengo un S3 y ya estoy contento con 4.3 y ahora kitkat que bueno, pero lo que mas me preocupaba es mi GT N8010 que se quedo en android 4.1.2 y no ya no tenia ilusiones de que esta se actualice. bien por samsung si cumple con las actualizaciones !!
Please the harware of S Advance (GT-I9070) is identical of s3 mini and that it does not update. So my next smartphone will be an iphone.