Top 10 Samsung Smartphones to Receive Android 4.4 KitKat OS Update Soon


Samsung, being the largest smartphone maker, is committed to pass on the latest Android 4.4 Kitkat to its customers. Samsung already announced that Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 are eligible to get the Android 4.4 Kitkat.

Of course, both handsets are the most premium most high-end handsets, so those of you who own either of the two phones are at an advantageous position.

Aside from the Note 3 and Galaxy S4, the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2---are the ones that might get the latest android update sometime in March or April. Though, it is still unconfirmed when will Samsung push the latest update for these two novel handsets.


The next batch of Samsung handsets include: Galaxy Ace 2 and 3, Galaxy Core, Galaxy Fame, Galaxy Fresh, Galaxy S Advance, Galaxy S3 Mini and Galaxy S4 Mini. These devices would be getting the Android 4.4 Kitkat update next year. Samsung hasn't revealed anything so far. Watch this space for more!

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Android 4.4 Kitkat

Here are the top features introduced by Google in Android 4.4 Kitkat mobile OS. Take a look!

Ok Google

Both the Motorola X and Nexus 5 now have a unique feature, known as "OK Google".

With "Ok Google", you can control your phone without touch. All you need to use voice commands to control your device. From sending a text message to playing music on your phone, this new feature will surely enhance user-experience.

New Dialer

If caller info is not stored in user's contact list, then Android 4.4 will match from local businesses using Google Maps.

Rise of Hangouts

The hangout app for Android 4.4 OS, now displays SMS and MMS messages Full screen

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Album art

While listening to music, the album art will display in a full-screen mode on the lock screen. Translucent system UI styling User can use new window styles and themes to request translucent system UI, including both the status bar and navigation bar.

Full-screen Immersive mode

Now you can view tests in full-screen immersive mode on phones or tablets, hiding all system UI such as the status bar and navigation bar.


The newest Android 4.4 Kitkat OS allows users to print photos, documents or web pages from their phone or tablet. The printer needs to be connected to Google Cloud Print or HP ePrint printers.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini:

4.3-inch super AMOLED Display
Android 4.2.2 OS
1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor
8MP rear camera
1.9MP front camera
8GB inbuilt storage
Expandable up to 64GB
3G, Wifi, GPS
2100mAh battery Read Full Specifiations

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini:

4.0 inches AMOLED Touch screen
Android 4.1
5MP Camera
0.3 MP Front Camera
1 GHz Dual Core Processor
1GB Ram
16GB storage Read Full Specifications

Key Features

Samsung Galaxy S Advance:

4-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Android v2.3.6 Ginger Bread OS
1GHz dual core Cortex A9 Processor
5MP Primary Camera
1.3MP Secondary Camera
8/16GB Storage
Up to 32GB External Memory
3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB Port
1500mAh Li-ion Battery Read Full Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2:

3.8Inch PLS TFT Display
800MHz Dual-Core Processor
768 MB RAM
Android 2.3
5MP Rear Cam And VGA Front Cam
Bluetooth 3.0
1500mAh Battery Read Full Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Core:

5 MP Primary Camera
4.3-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
0.3 MP Secondary Camera
Smart Dual Active SIM (GSM + GSM)
1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor
Wi-Fi Enabled
Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB Read Full Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Fame:

5 MP Primary Camera
Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
1 GHz Processor
Wi-Fi Enabled
3.5-inch TFT Touchscreen
0.3 MP Secondary Camera
FM Radio with Recording Read Full Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note 2:

FM Radio
Expandable Storage Capacity of 64 GB
8 MP Primary Camera
Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
5.55-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Full HD Recording
1.9 MP Secondary Camera
1.6 GHz Quad Core Cortex-A9 Processor
Wi-Fi Enabled Read Full Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S4:

4.99 inch Super AMOLED display, Gorilla Glass 2
1.6Ghz Quad Core + 1.2 GHz Quad core Processor
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
13 MP Rear camera
2 MP front camera
16GB storage
2600 mAh Battery Read Full Specificaitions

Samsung Galaxy Note 3:

5.7 super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
1.9 GHz Octa Core processor
13 MP rear camera
2MP front camera
32GB storage
Expandable up to 64GB
3G/LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, USB, GPS LTE-A
3200mAh battery Read Full Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom:

4.3-Inch, 540x960 pixels, 16M Colors, Super AMOLED Display
Android 4.2 Jellybean
1.5GHz Dual Core processor
1.5GB Ram
16MP Camera
1.9MP front camera
8GB Internal Memory
3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.0
2330 mAH battery Read Full Specifications

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