Android 4.4 KitKat reveal next month, we're still keeping an eye on Android 4.3, which seems to be slowly but surely rolling out to devices. Now we're receiving confirmation that next in line to get the updates will not only be Samsung's current Galaxy S 4 flagship but even last year's Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II models as well.
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Samsung has been excellent in the past and HTC is looking to improve in that area, but latest reports are showing Sammy taking their time on the 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III and Note II.
Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 3 at the Unpacked Episode 2 event which recently took place in Berlin. That event brought the announcement of the Note 3 as well as the Galaxy Gear smartwatch and 2014 Edition Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. While Samsung has announced sales/shipment numbers in the past, it looks like JK Shin recently dropped an updated number while speaking with etnews.
Samsung announced that its KNOX security framework is now available for use by consumers. Samsung's end-to-end security solution is what helped its Galaxy S 4 be approved for use in US government offices and will now land in the hands of regular users.
Samsung when it took the latter to court last year. Because now it turns out that two of Samsung's smartphones topped a customer satisfaction survey, beating out three Apple iPhones.
Galaxy Note II still has a bit of life left. The Note II had recently been spotted in a benchmark filing. The interesting bit about that filing dealt with the processor -- which just so happened to be a Snapdragon 600.
Samsung has been busy lately with updates for many of their flagship devices, but if you enjoy the Galaxy S III or Note II, the latest update could be a bit late. We've recently seen T-Mobile and Verizon update the Galaxy S III to Android 4.1.2 (just recently) and now the next update to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean could already be facing delays. Bad news for both devices.
Galaxy Note 3 lately, however it looks like Verizon has just given a reason to pay attention to the currently available Galaxy Note II. That reason, or more specifically, the 100 reasons have arrived in the form of a price cut. Simply put, Verizon Wireless has slashed the price of the Galaxy Note II and the handset is now sitting at $199.99.