Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to Korean Galaxy S4 LTE-A

06 February, 2014 | Comments (37) | Post your comment

Samsung has just launched the latest Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Korean Galaxy S4 LTE-A units that are based on Snapdragon 800 chips. Reportedly the new firmware is available both via Kies and OTA.

The new firmware is said to make the Galaxy S4 LTE-A phone even faster, with better RAM management and improved TouchWiz user interface. The latest TouchWiz version is also supplied with the release.

Now that Korean Galaxy S4 LTE-A model has got the KitKat treatment, here is hoping the international Galaxy S4 units - whatever the chipset - will get the new ROM very soon. Samsung missed its initial January deadline, but the leaked test ROM hints that the delay won't be too great.

The news comes hot on the heels of the new faux leather version of the S800-powered Galaxy S4 LTE-A model that will launch on all three Korean carriers this month.

On a side note, now that we have a Galaxy S4 with great looks, even faster chipset and KitKat, we wonder what the Galaxy S5 announcement will bring to justify the upgrade.

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Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to Korean Galaxy S4 LTE-A - reader comments

  • rcp

how do you update this phone using Kies mine said its not supported when i download latest Kies version and plug in my phone to my computer. no root guide on this version as well. is there a link where we can root this phone im sick of its preinstall...

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  • 2014-04-14 07:41
  • 9LaA
  • morbz

Still no update for i9506.i still have 4.2.2.anybody knows when they are going to release 4.4 kitkat?

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  • 2014-03-28 11:19
  • vmCK
  • marfe22angel

im an gs4 user here in philippines..... i am very really excited for this kitkat 4.4.2 update for gs4... im craving to have that update installed in my smartphone... i wish the update will be released before the end of february &...

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  • 2014-02-12 23:30
  • t7Xk