Android 4.4 early next year. The Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are set to get the upgrade in January, while the Galaxy S3 and Note 2 may wait until April. It all sounds like good news, but it asks as many questions as it answers.
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Samsung cheating on benchmark tests quickly morphed into just about everyone spiking their results, making us wonder if we were in the Android steroid era. While benchmarks are meant to provide a barometer of what can be expected from your device, they simply can’t be trusted.
Android 4.3 update. According to several sources, AT&T has halted the Android 4.3 rollout. Though specific reasons weren’t cited, it seems as though AT&T was noticing issues with the update. We’re also not clear on just what those issues are.
the follow-up Galaxy S4 continues to sell well, it didn’t quite meet expectations for Samsung. The Korean handset manufacturer sold the most devices last quarter, but they may be re-focussing their efforts in 2014.
Galaxy S4 launched to high acclaim, but reports of slow sales have dogged the handset since. While new of initial sales reaching 10 million in one month were impressive, the ever-so-suspect “insiders” note that shipments since then have slumped. One report said Samsung was accelerating their Galaxy S5 efforts in response to those slow sales.
Galaxy S3, Samsung was quick to point out how well it was selling. The same can’t be said for the Galaxy S4, which Samsung has been very, very quiet about. While they keep pushing out devices like the Note 3 and Galaxy Gear, we’ve become accustomed to the Galaxy S devices as their flagship.
Android 4.4 looming over the horizon, some smartphones, especially the most recent models, are still trekking the road towards Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. One such device, the Samsung Galaxy S 4, isn't scheduled to get the update until later this month or even next month, but a leaked firmware might just make it possible for excited and willing users to get it before hand.
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