Android 4.4 KitKat update for Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 in testing now?
posted by Florin T. / Jan 16, 2014, 11:04 AM
It appears that Samsung has begun testing Android 4.4 KitKat for the i9500, so an official update might be released soon. That’s according to SamMobile, which is usually spot on with details regarding Samsung’s plans. However, it’s been noted that KitKat for the S4 GT-I9500 isn’t “stable enough” yet, so Samsung may still have some work to do.
Back in December, we told you that French carrier SFR was expecting KitKat to hit the Galaxy S4 at the end of January (this month). The update for the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung’s other flagship Android handset from last year, is expected to arrive at about the same time.
Earlier for the Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 was made available to anyone unwilling to wait for the official update. So we can only conclude that KitKat is officially coming to all S4 versions very soon. We’ll let you know exactly when it happens.
- Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
- Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)
Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013
Hopefully this comes out for the Note 2/S3. I'm sure if it does, it'll probably be the last as the phones will be right around or close to being 2 years old since release.
posted on Jan 16, 2014, 11:19 AM 1
Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012
note 2 for sure ....s3 maybe
posted on Jan 16, 2014, 11:55 AM 1
Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013
Good, As Now I am thinking of getting a S4.. giving my N4 to bro.
posted on Jan 16, 2014, 11:41 AM 0
Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013
Wait for S5 because even if it is testing at SAMSUNG right now, it means all carriers will release it in 3+ months with more up to date versions of their spam/crap apps.
posted on Jan 16, 2014, 11:53 AM 2
Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 16, 2014
after updating to kitkat does it support "ok google" command or they just have hey galaxy??? coz samsung UI really insist to use some features that is not as good as it should be.
posted on Jan 16, 2014, 1:03 PM 0
I would prefer to say "ok galaxy, tell me the weather for today."
posted on Jan 16, 2014, 1:59 PM 1
Send a warning to post author
Send a warning to Selected user.
The user has 0 warnings currently.
Next warning will result in ban!
Ban user and delete all posts
Message to PhoneArena moderator (optional):