Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is finally receiving the sweet Android 4.4.2 KitKat treatment

Samsung's first concoction between a Galaxy smartphone and a full-blown point-and-shoot camera, the Galaxy S4 Zoom (SM-C101), has been finally treated to the sweet Android 4.4.2 KitKat love. Rolling under the C101XXUBNF4 build number, the firmware update is certainly bringing the big bag of much-anticipated KitKat features, most notably the improved performance and the neat visual tweaks (the redesigned, transparent status bar, the white icons, etc.). Wireless printing support and the revamped lockscreen are on board, too.

That would put the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom on par with its successor, the Samsung Galaxy K zoom, at least in the firmware department. There is no word if some of the novel camera features of the K zoom will also land on the S4 Zoom – as the saying goes, “hope is a good breakfast, but a bad supper”.

The KitKat update has already started rolling out over-the-air in certain regions of the world (Russia, that is), so it will probably be landing on your Galaxy S4 Zoom in a timely manner. Still, consider that you might not be among the first wave to receive it. If waiting isn't pretty high on your list of priorities, you can promptly head on to Settings > About device > Software update and manually check if the gods have finally smiled upon your beloved smartphone. You can also head to the source link, where you can download and then flash the firmware update yourself.

source: SamMobile

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Galaxy S4 Zoom
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Dual, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2330 mAh(13h 3G talk time)



1. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Almost 9 months later! Samsung is the best! /s Pretty terrible for a phone under their flagship branding.

2. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

That is very true, things like this make the nexus series seem appealing minus the shortcomings

7. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

It' not Sammy's fault, because [excuses here] It' not Google's fault, because [excuses here] Apple's updates are fast, only because [reasons here], and it's not a big deal, because [reasons here] Things that suck just suck. Reasons don't matter.

3. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Finally, but very late for a flagship like thing.

4. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

What an ugly looking curved camera phone. Yuck.

5. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 970; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Better late than...

6. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

And where is 4.4.4?

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