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Default Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat coming to SGS3 - confirmed!

Cool news today from Samsung!

http://mobilesyrup.com/2014/02/18/sa...sting-devices/

Of course, this is subject to carrier's approval...
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Good news. The best part of this news is that is was confirmed by Samsung US so us here in North America will be getting this update.

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Thanks for the update.

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Do you think it'll have the new touchwiz interface the sV is getting ?

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I like all of you was happy to hear the news. However, with kitkat comes a new way (sounds not good for people who like to move items to removable sd cards) for us to manage our files. Im still a little confused on exactly what this means, but I guess time will tell.
http://www.androidheadlines.com/2014...-sd-cards.html
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I like all of you was happy to hear the news. However, with kitkat comes a new way (sounds not good for people who like to move items to removable sd cards) for us to manage our files. Im still a little confused on exactly what this means, but I guess time will tell.

androidheadlines. com/ 2014/ 02/ kit-kat-causes-google-shift-attitude-towards-sd-cards .html
Has there been any discussion about this?
 
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Has there been any discussion about this?
Some people are reporting issues, some say they're OK but there definitely are changes in Kit Kat with respect to how Android handles external SD cards.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2663992

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2664024
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KitKat is not the new Jelly Bean, its Android getting refined and close as ever to the original Android motto(or whatever yu wanna call it) clean, fast, more secure, just works on every phone(512mb of ram) to be exact ........point is

4.4 is Android 2.0 (in my opinion) all the features rolled upto one, secure as ever, minimalistic/clean and just what we need from Google to Samsung to keep it intact from going rogue with their "Add-ons" (not to be confused with the "Anti-samsung movement that has being going on, on every android site")
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Awaiting new locked knox bootloader. yay.

I'd give it at least 2-3 weeks after it comes out to touch it unless you're a developer. Just to avoid any issues like what came up with the 4.3 ota because since we still have nothing but the ota its pretty doubtful anything will be different with this,
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