Nexus 5, 4, 7 Android 4.4.3 Kitkat OS Update Roll Out Soon; Upgrade to Skip Nexus 10?
By Kristin Dian Mariano | April 17, 2014 12:35 PM EST
Google Nexus 5, 4 and 7 may receive the Android 4.4.3 Kitkat OS update very soon. But the upgrade may skip Nexus 10 tablet.
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Developer LlabtooFeR cited Google was working on an Android 4.4.3 KitKat update. It will bring bug fixes on the issues brought by the 4.4.2 version of Kitkat OS.
But a leaked photo also revealed Android 4.4.3 KitKat was tested in Nexus 5 and Nexus 7. This somehow confirmed the arrival of the new OS update on the two devices.
Android Police reported consumers may see and receive the new version of Kitkat OS as the firmware was already underway in Google. The roll out will be hastened if no internal problems were found in the new version of the operating system.
As usual, Nexus devices were the first in line in receiving the latest Android update. The Nexus devices in question are Nexus 7 (2012), Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 4, 5 and 10. Google Play Edition devices will follow suit. Motorola's Moto X will also get the update soon.
Some of the issues that should be addressed are issues with data connection, random reboots, USB debugging and other fine details.
The report added Android 4.4.3 OS update will roll out in mid-April. Android Police said the build KTU84F or Android 4.4.3 update will hit the devices on April 21. The roll out will be gradual among Android-based devices.
Meanwhile, U.S. Network Sprint silently slipped Android 4.4.3 update for its Nexus 5 handsets.
Gotta Be Mobile also cited a Sprint customer service representative, in response to a question from a user, confirming the update is indeed Android 4.4.3 and that its updates are "rolled out in increments and can take some time to be received."
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