The comments of Samsung Saudi have made the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat updates for Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 a little shadowy.
As previously reported by Samsung Saudi Arabia stated that the global version go Samsung Galaxy S3 with RAM of 1Gb will be updated with Android 4.2 KitKat before the end of this month. However, Samsung Poland claimed that GS3 cannot be updated due to the problems with RAM of 1GB.
Just sometime back, Samsung Saudi Arabia took back its words stating that there no update plan for Samsung GS3 to the new Android version. What shocked the Samsung followers more that soon after its announcement that Galaxy Note 2 will not get any Android 4.4.2 KitKat update while Samsung Poland and Samsung USA confirmed its update. As Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes with RAM of 2GB, thus, there is no issue of RAM here
Despite the Samsung Saudi Arabia statement, the roll out of Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Galaxy Note 2 has been reaching every part of the world. However, for GS3 the condition is unstable due to the problem of RAM. Though rumour state that Samsung is skipping the upgrade for GS3, but nothing officially has been announced yet.
As GS3 and Note 2 are based on Google features and not on Samsung’s, thus soon the carrier will launch its own enhancement… Read the rest
Samsung finally unveiled its latest flagship smartphone for 2013 amidst much anticipation from tech enthusiasts the world over. And yes, from the first few glimpses, it sounds real amazing. But will the Galaxy S4 manage to pull the crowds away from the Google Nexus 4 smartphone, which rose to extreme popularity following its launch last year? The reasonably priced phone sure is high on specs, but can the Galaxy S4 affect its sales now? Read on to know which of these phones makes most sense for you.
Samsung Galaxy S4: The first impression about the phone may be a little lackluster – its all-plastic body doesn’t exactly feel premium, but power the screen on and you will change your mind for sure. The Galaxy S4’s 5-inch full HD display is sharp and crystal clear. The LTE version of the phone is powered by a quad-core 1.9 GHz Snapdragon 600 processor while the 3G version of this phone comes with Samsung’s octo-core Exynos 5 processor. Both versions have 2 GB of RAM. Add to that its 13 MP rear camera and 2 MP front-facing camera, both with a wide variety of camera functions, and the Galaxy S4 becomes a perfect companion for the photo-lovers. The Galaxy S4 is fitted with a 2,600 mAh battery and runs on Android 4.2.2.
LG Nexus 4: The Google Nexus 4 smartphone was manufactured by LG and comes with a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 318 ppi. Running on Android 4.2.2, it is powered by a quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor and 2 GB of RAM. The LG Nexus 4 is fitted with an 8 MP rear camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera. The huge downside in this phone – it lacks LTE connectivity. A 2,100 mAh battery gives the phone a talktime of over 15 hours. But at the end of the day, its USP remains its price-point. So if you’re looking for a pocket-friendly superstar, this will continue to remain your best option.… Read the rest
Next in line after the Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the Nexus 4 which is getting the Android 4.2.2 update over the air. So for all of you Nexus4 owners, get ready to receive this OS update. Its build number is JDQ39 and it requires 54 MB space.
The new Android 4.2.2 has an in-progress status bar which displays the remaining time for an app to get downloaded. Also in the update is a new low battery alert as well an alert for wireless charging. You also get a Quick Settings menu with which you can turn on/off the Bluetooth and WiFi on the device. Even the Gallery app in the Android 4.2.2 loads much faster. The updates get rolled out in phases, so it could take some time for Google to send it over to your phone. But don’t worry, it will happen soon.
However, you can also manually update your OS by clicking on the source link directly from Google. To install the update, you can either choose to side load it or do a custom recovery on your phone. We are expecting the Android 4.2.2 update to be the last in the Jelly Bean series, as Google could soon be bringing out the Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie in a few months. In all likelihood, this latest OS would debut on the Motorola X.… Read the rest