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Android OTA: Device Updates & Firmware Report – June 27th Edition

June 27, 2014 - Written By Tom Dawson

 

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Mega Get KitKat in Kanada

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In Canada, all major carriers are rolling out KitKat to Samsung devices, starting with the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III with updates coming in at 365MB or so. Moving on to the Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy Mega, the KitKat update is rolling out on Bell and Videotron users should be getting a notification of the updates very soon. To find out more about the specifics of these updates, take a look at your carrier’s support site.

Android 4.4 KitKat Rolls Out for The Meizu MX2

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If you have a Meizu MX2, then you can download Flyme OS 3.7A, which brings Android 4.4.2 KitKat to the device at long last. There’s not a huge amount of these here in the West, but those in the Far East can head on over to the Meizu Forums and download the update.

Google Play Edition of the G Pad 8.3 Gets Android 4.4.4

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If you’re looking for a stock Android tablet with a little more oomph, the G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is a good bet, and today it gets a little better with the update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The update is available right now and if you’re running a stock ROM it should only be a short download away.

HP’s Slate 7 Extreme Finally Gets KitKat Update

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HP’s Slate 7 Extreme is finally getting the update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, long after every other Tegra Note has already been updated to the latest and greatest version of Android. The update is rolling out right now and it comes in at around 200 or so MB, so it’s not too big a download and you’ll finally get the update your deserve.

Sony’s Xperia Z1 Compact Gets Android 4.4.4 Update

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The Xperia Z1 Compact is a great example of when small can still be great, with a Snapdragon 800, a 4.3-inch HD display and the same 20.7-megapixel camera from the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z2. Now, it’s getting a little better with the update to Android 4.4.4, which is currently rolling out in Russia, Indonesia and parts of Europe. The software version is 14.4.A.0.108, but there’s been no change log released for it just yet, sadly.