Pantech Mobile announced an upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat update to the Vega Iron smartphone. This would be the first handset which will get the new OS version soon after the Nexus. Meanwhile, other brands such as HTC and Samsung remains silent on when will they have their devices be upgraded to KitKat.
Vega Iron on Android 4.4 KitKat
Pantech Vega Iron is the first confirmed smartphone to receive Android 4.4 KitKat update after Google pushes out the software among its Nexus smartphones and tablets. The South Korean exclusive smartphone features 5.0-inches of screen display with 720p resolution, minimized bezel of 2.4mm, 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM, 13MP rear camera shooter, 32GB internal storage with up to 64GB of microSD card support and 2150 mAh battery.
The smartphone boasts exclusive features such as Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean goodies with soon to upgrade option on Android 4.4 KitKat; user oriented smarter UX, intelligent camera, voice recognition, gaze recognition and more.
Its design is composed by metallic materials for increased durability and protection against shocks from accidental drops. Moreover, Vega Iron sports jewellery lighting which commonly used to spotlight jewellery in shops and Pantech installed it on the top of the device for added uniqueness.
Android 4.4 KitKat will make this elegant and sophisticated smartphone powerful through tons of new features:
- Miracast Updates
- New Gallery Visualisation
- New APIs for animations
- Updated theme via Palette colours
- New Notifications Widgets
- Better network coverage
- Optimised system performance
- Refreshed overall user interface
- Enhanced battery life
Android 4.4 Update from Other Brands
After Nexus devices and Pantech, it is expected that Android 4.4 update push will soon arrive on other smartphones and tablets. However, other brand manufacturers are silent when will they schedule push of the upcoming Android version.
Recently, Google released Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and only a few selected devices are currently running it, exclusion of the Nexus line. Samsung already confirmed Android 4.3 on Galaxy S3 while HTC decided to bring it on the One. Sony on the other hand is busy developing the software which will be pushed among the Xperia Z family and other selected Xperia devices.
For concerned users of HTC, LG, Motorola, Samsung and Sony devices, your manufacturer will definitely push Android 4.4 KitKat eventually. Owners must be patient as these makers need to impart their applications and UI on the Android 4.4 KitKat OS.
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