Here are the list of devices that will get the soon-to-be-unveiled Android KitKat version. Is your device on the list?
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Saturday, September 21, 2013:
We know that the Android 4.4 KitKat is making its way to many devices in October and it is based on the new Linux Kernel which supports devices with low memory. So if you are curious to hear if your handset will be receiving the update to KitKat or not, here is a list of Samsung devices by SamMobile which was posted back in March giving details about handsets that should be getting an update to Android 5.
And now that the KitKat 4.4 has replaced the Key Lime Pie, we expect that these devices can receive the new update.
The Galaxy handsets on the list are said to be getting the update to KitKat 4.4 are:
1. Galaxy Grand and Grand DUOS 2. Galaxy Ace II 3. Galaxy S III mini 4. Galaxy Beam 5. Galaxy Express 6. Galaxy S Advance 7. Galaxy S II and S II Plus 8. Galaxy Premier 9. Galaxy Note I 10. Galaxy Young and Young DUOS 11. Galaxy Fame 12. Galaxy X Cover 2 13. Selected Galaxy Tabs
Some Galaxy devices are meant to get Android 4.4 KitKat straight away:
1. Galaxy Note III 2. Galaxy S IV and other variants 3. Galaxy Note 8.0 and other variants 4. Upcoming Galaxy Note 10.1 and 12.2 5. Galaxy S IV mini
Android 4.4 KitKat Features on Samsung Galaxy devices:
- Better processor support on Exynos chipset - Wider network coverage and better compatibility - Enhances screen orientation responsiveness - Additional cloud storage with Android’s exclusive Cloud system - More Samsung accessories compatible - Speeds up the RAM and overall performance - More battery juice on your device