Samsung will be most likely to begin rolling out latest Android 4.4 KitKat firmware update to its former flagship smartphones Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 by the end of the March 2014.
According to a Samsung’s “unknown” software engineer, S3 and Note 2 handsets will get updated to the latest software within the next couple of months and completes by the end of the March. The expected firmware update will be coming with various bug fixes, performance enhancements, tweaks and updates along with the new KitKat features such as print feature from settings, transparent status bar, deep integration of Google Now in homescreen and immerse full-screen mode.
Meanwhile, the hardware of these handsets are in above the requirement level for the new operating system and even the Galaxy S2 and Note 1 also support the KitKat update, if they intend to roll out.
As of January 15, the Samsung Galaxy S4 users are receiving the Android 4.3 Jely Bean update and the KitKat for the S4 will also start rolling out from next month onwards. Former Internatinal Samsung Galaxy S3 users also started to receive the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in January first week.
As the company could roll out the update in phases depending on your country and carriers, the international unlocked smartphones to get the update faster than for those who have the locked version of the device to the carrier. Currently, the update not begun to roll out, so wait for few weeks before hitting to the “Check for the updates” from your device.