Leaked document shows when certain Samsung models will get the Android 4.4 update

Leaked document shows when certain Samsung models will get the Android 4.4 update
A leaked Samsung document allegedly shows off the expected time frame during which certain models will be receiving the Android 4.4 update. The devices in question are the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500), Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900), Samsung Galaxy S III (GT-I9300) and the Samsung GALAXY Note II (SM-N7100).

If the document is genuine, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be updated to Android 4.4 in January 2014. The Galaxy S III and the GALAXY Note III will each be updated sometime in the March-April 2014 time frame. Carrier branded models will take longer since each operator will need to test the update for each device. Android 4.4 will make each model smoother and more responsive with Project Svelte, the successor to Jelly Bean's Project Butter.

As usual, with such a high-profile rumor, we suggest you cast a cynical eye on the story.

Leaked document shows alleged time frame when to expect Android 4.4 update for certain Samsung models

Leaked document shows alleged time frame when to expect Android 4.4 update for certain Samsung models


source: iTechAddict via GSMArena

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38 Comments

1. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

High time it came to S4. After all its Samsung's latest high end phone.

20. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

False. My Note 3 is Samsung's greatest. Glad to see a January timeframe. :)

36. garlic456

Posts: 251; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

My Galaxy Beam is the greatest. Do u guys have a projector inside your phone?

25. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

Those are only for international models the carrier versions wont see the update til 6 months later if at all.

2. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Makes sense

6. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

I see what do you did there :P

3. vikk2232153

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 18, 2013

Though the 4.3 update for my note 2 has already been released in India, but I have not got it yet neither by OTA nor by KIES...but I believe as it is done is batches, so I might be getting it soon.. Question is samsung took so long to update to 4.3, how can we expect it to release kit kat kat in march???

13. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

Exactly!!

4. NateAdam8

Posts: 420; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

So slow but with all the problems Samsung has been having it's no big news....

5. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Ha! Where's JakeLee? I knew that the Note 2 would get a 4.4 update in a few month's time.

22. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Nowhere to be found since he's wrong.

23. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Nowhere to be found since he's wrong.

27. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Yawn.... Sorry I'm late. Remind me when it's actually there. Way too many "leaked", Samsung-branded BS.

7. jonartpop

Posts: 196; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

too long.

8. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

or if you want Kit Kat now you can just get a Moto X. jussayin' ;)

15. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

+1. Replying this from my moto G :)

16. papss unregistered

No thanks. . I prefer something a little more powerful.

19. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Nexus 5?

37. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

for what? the Moto X handles everything beautifully.

21. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Root or get a Nexus 5/4. ;)

9. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

w00t to the S3 and Note 2 getting it. That is called support.

10. danwatson

Posts: 117; Member since: Jan 03, 2012

That would be pretty good. Considering my Nexus 7 does not have 4.4 yet Samsung is only 2 months behind with the Note 3. That is certainly better than their track record.

11. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Sure hope the GS3 support would extend to the US verizon flavor. Still don't feel that much of an urge to upgrade yet.

12. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

We S4 people can't even get a stable version of 4.3 yet... we'll see what happens though

14. goojman

Posts: 56; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I doubt this articles accuracy.

17. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

I agree

18. blacktrump0674

Posts: 10; Member since: May 21, 2011

How can I worry about that update when I haven't gotten 4.3? I am still stuck on 4.1.2 so givesa care!

24. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

How pathetic

26. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

Strange that the Mini isn't listed there...

28. GeekMovement unregistered

arg that's a long time :S

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