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Will My Phone Get KitKat? – List Of Android Phones To Receive Updates

Will My Phone Get KitKat? – List Of Android Phones To Receive Updates

Google has recently released the newest version of Android nicknamed KitKat. The newest update brings plenty of visual enancements and new features, but the real advantage of KitKat is under the hood. Android 4.4 brings better optimization lowering the requirements of the software down to only 512mb of RAM. Now everyone is asking, “Will my phone get it?”. First of all stop that. Older phones will not receive this update because 99% of the time their manufacturers have simply forgotten older phones. This list (updated as of November 10th, 2013, follow us on our social networks to stay informed as to when this list is updated) compiles all the official announcements, rumors, and leaks. We will also include some phones that are unofficially supported by Paranoid Android and CyanogenMod. Share this page with your friends who have questions about updates!


Nexus Devices

Devices Officially Receiving 4.4: 

 – Nexus 5

 – Nexus 4

 – Nexus 7 2012

 – Nexus 7 2013

 – Nexus 10

Unofficial Support

 – Nexus 4

 – Nexus 7 2012

 – Nexus 7 2013

 – Galaxy Nexus (All Variants) 

 

Samsung Devices (According to leaked documents)

 – Galaxy S4

 – Galaxy S4 Zoom

 – Galaxy S4 Active

 – Galaxy Note 3

 – Galaxy Mega

 – Galaxy S3

 – Galaxy Note II

 – Galaxy S4 Mini

 – Galaxy Tab 2

 – Galaxy Tab 3

Regional availability is unknown at this time. Unofficial support is unknown at this time. 

 

Sony Devices (Official list) 

 – Xperia Z1

 – Xperia Z

 – Xperia Z Ultra

 – Xperia ZL

  – Xperia Tablet Z

Regional availability is unknown at this time. Unofficial support is unknown at this time. 

 

HTC Devices (Official Lists And Rumors) 

 – HTC One

 – HTC One X

 – HTC One X+ 

 – Desire series

 – DROID DNA

 – HTC J

 – HTC Butterfly

 

LG Devices (Official statements and rumors) 

 – LG G2

 – Optimus L7

 – Optimus L5

 – Optimus L3

 – Optimus G

 – Optimus G Pro

 – Optimus VU

 

Motorola Devices (Official statements and rumors)

  – Moto X

 – DROID Maxx

 – DROID Ultra

 – DROID Mini

  – Photon Q

 – DROID RAZR

 – DROID RAZR MAXX

 – DROID RAZR M

 – DROID RAZR HD

 – DROID RAZR MAXX HD

 

We will continue to update this list as more devices are added. Please do not ask us if your phone will receive the update.  If it is not on this list we do not know. Follow us on Twitter and Google+ to be notified when this list is updated.

 

About The Author

Ben Schoon

Ben is a tech geek who co-founded YourTechExplained in 2016. Constantly switching between devices that literally surround him, he can be found reviewing the latest smartphones around the web.