News: Samsung Confirms KitKat Upgrade for 14 Galaxy Devices

Samsung Confirms KitKat Upgrade for 14 Galaxy Devices

Confirming earlier leaks, today Samsung USA released an official a list of Galaxy devices that will receive an update to the latest version of Android, KitKat (Android 4.4).

The official list of devices:

  • 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)
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While no roll out dates were given, we know that the Sprint and US Cellular Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 variants will begin seeing over-the-air (OTA) updates as soon as today. If you haven't yet received a notification to update, try forcing an OTA update by going to Settings -> More -> About device -> Software update -> Check for updates.

Changes with the latest version include a "more intuitive" UI, enhanced messaging capabilities, and updated Samsung apps, among other things.

Updates should be rolling out for all devices starting today through the next few months, so keep on the lookout. Have you started to receive your update? Let us know in the comments below.

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