When will my phone get the Android 4.4 KitKat update: here is what we know

Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat yesterday and it is a fairly big update to the world’s most popular platform, but question remains: when will you be able to get it…
This is a discussion for a news article. To read the whole news, click here


144. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

PA at it's finest...

145. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

LoL, I know right? BTW digging the new avatar Smurf.

146. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Thanks. Always loved Apple's Retina picture, so I decided to give it a go. I still have a little soft spot for my old SuperUser logo. Time to move on..

149. yonith

Posts: 228; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Hah, I find the March/April claim for the GS3 quite amusing. There is no way in hell that Samsung, or even the carriers for that matter, would want the update to come out right before the GS5 is released. AINT HAPPENIN!

150. sharmarishabh

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 13, 2014

will my htc butterfly(x920d) willl get 4.4 update...???

151. residualhatred

Posts: 25; Member since: May 28, 2012

I didn't expect to see my LG Optimus F3 on the list and its not. But guess what, that's why I bought a Nexus 7 tablet. So I can experience timely updates even my phone wont.

153. Trex95

Posts: 2381; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

KitKat 4.4 isn't that good. I own the Nexus 7 2013 already got the last update 4.4.2, yeah the camera it's better now even though it's tablet but games and over all performance isn't that great unless you change to ART mode instated of Divlok mode and still there's force to close issue. Google just lie about KitKat and how smooth and still can't run well even with quad core and 2 GB of Ram?!

154. JavadJoon

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 04, 2014

what about G Pad???!!!

155. sammy_saw

Posts: 28; Member since: Jan 07, 2012

Will samsung galaxy note 10.1 get an update?

156. churchey360

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 20, 2014

So is the sprint galaxy s4 getting kitkat soon?

176. astonmartin214

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

yes it will

157. amnhacvn

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 20, 2014

When wil VU2 to update 4.4 ?

158. Sridevi

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 24, 2014

I have a serious doubt. I have xperia z1 which runs on JB. When updates are made available will the software of the handset support Kitkat android software. Because Kitkat is very powerful operating system, will the battery back up be enough???

159. bilalahmed247

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

want official update of kitkat for galaxy nexus

160. ganu180

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 09, 2013

When will the update roll out in UAE ? Dubai ?

161. boomboom

Posts: 53; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

When will samsung exynos gti9500 get the update?

166. Sridevi

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 24, 2014

Will the Kitkat android be compatible on my Sony Xperia z1. I feel because the software is different there might be some glitches. My relatives who got the update say that the settings show 'jelly bean as the os and only a few icons have changed on their note2. Also battery is draining faster than before. Is this true? Can anybody clear my doubts. Thanx

167. Azure01

Posts: 127; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

5 days left in this month…doubtful this update is coming for my phone any time this month (at&t s4)

177. astonmartin214

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

yes you will get the update was leaked on the net yesterday

180. mark_ray

Posts: 35; Member since: May 26, 2013

I am with Vodafone UK, still waiting for the update!!

182. Scott93274

Posts: 6033; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Well, I just got my 4.4.2 on my Verizon Moto X two days ago. I'm glad Motorola is leading the way in OS updates. Everyne ele, hang in there.

184. Saafa

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 20, 2013

where is my Huawei Ascend P6 !? i using beta version right now! :D pls update it..!

185. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

I see people still wasting money on non Nexus devices. Remember new Android update comes out in June and all these non nexus or Google edtioe devices will be out dated

186. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Samsung providing updates to maximum no. of devices...

187. mikewillz

Posts: 52; Member since: May 03, 2013

Tmobile LG G2 kit kat update is already available through the LG support tool. I just downloaded last night. Kit kat is awesome.

193. menaV1

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 14, 2013

i don't need to worry about updates anymore. I already switched.

195. druae

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 15, 2014

I have both Note3 N9005 and the S4 and till today no update.each time i search for update through automatic update feature,,,i get a message that i have the latest update installed already,,,which is the 4.3. Why is that!!! Im in France

225. m_smart_guy

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

i have samsung s4 9500 unlock model its runing on 4.2.2 which model or carrier u got

196. vespiform02

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 19, 2014

i found out from online sources that LG Optimus L3, L5 and L9 2nd generation devices are rumoured to receive android 4.4 kitkat at end of Q1 and so far it is ringing true with my device as i am getting updates quite often now which tells me they may be preparing the phone to receive the upgrade, also my LG optimus L3 II received an update which added the "knockon" feature

197. ceciladams

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 02, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy s3 is not getting an update.... NEVER :'(
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.