Google are rumoured to be launching their first Android L devices tomorrow; the attention of most Samsung Galaxy smartphone and tablet users is still on Android 4.4 KitKat and more specifically, Android 4.4.4 KitKat updates.
A leaked Samsung Android 4.4.4 update roadmap has been revealed. It confirms when thirteen of Samsung’s devices will be getting the Android 4.4.4 update. These phones are likely to be updated to Android 4.4.4 in the on-going and following months.
As per the leaked roadmap the updates for the Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 LTE and the Galaxy Note 3 Neo devices are in final testing at the moment. These would be first set of devices that will get the Android 4.4.4 update.
Document shows that a number of handsets will be getting the update in November, which includes versions of the Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3 Neo, and version of the Galaxy S4 Mini, the Galaxy Grand and also the Galaxy Note 2.
For Samsung device owners in particular, Android updates represent more than just features from Google. They typically come outfitted with new features from Samsung as well. Samsung has remained silent about the prospects of Android L. While companies like HTC and Motorola likely to offer android L on its premium handsets, same cannot be said about the Samsung.
Samsung is the leader in the Android world with around 40 percent market share. Google expects Samsung’s devices to be more stock and simple, but Samsung offers customize design changes with Touch Wiz UI.
Android L is said to be Google’s biggest update to its mobile platform so far. It boasts of a redesigned interface, fluid animations, improves battery life and is compatible with 64-bit processors. Motorola smart phones have pure Android and get very timely updates. It is expected the Moto X and Moto G (2nd generation) will definitely be getting the L update. As for the entry-level Moto E the support team has no information yet.