Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5 to Soon Receive Android 4.4.3 Update: Report

Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5 to Soon Receive Android 4.4.3 Update: Report

The Android 4.4.3 KitKat update that recently began rolling-out (starting with Google Nexus devices) will reportedly be available for the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 in the next couple of months.

According to a leaked document, it has been understood that Samsung has finished testing the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update for the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F and SM-G900H models, while the company has finished final testing of the update for the Galaxy S4 LTE-A model. Also seen is the roll-out period of the OS update for the Galaxy S5 (June) and Galaxy S4 (July) handsets.

The firmware listed on the leaked document (procured by Android Geeks) for both the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F and SM-G900H variants are G900FXXUOBNE6 and G900HXXUOBNE3 respectively, while the Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 features firmware number I9506XXUQDNE4.


Notably, the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update is an incremental update from Android 4.4.2 KitKat and brings security enhancements and various bug fixes. Further, Google is said to bring few more fixes with its new update which include fixes for data connection loss, random reboots, missed calls and various camera bugs. Other than existing bug fixing, Android 4.4.3 is said to not bring anything significantly new in terms of features and UI interface.

Earlier this month, the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update for the popular Motorola Moto G smartphone was rolled-out for both the single SIM international variant and dual-SIM India variant. The Moto X (Moto X (Review | Pictures) (T-mobile) variant has also received the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update, and this too should soon roll-out in India, as well as the update for the popular Moto E.

Around the same time, Google also rolled-out the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update for Nexus 7 and Nexus 4, and for the Nexus 5. Google Play Edition devices such as HTC One (Review | Pictures), Samsung Galaxy S4 (Review | Pictures), and Sony Xperia Z Ultra are also said to be receiving the Android 4.4.3 update.


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