Samsung started pushing an update to KitKat for the Exynos variant of the Galaxy S4 (GT-i9500) less than a week ago. Now, it's time for the Snapdragon-equipped S4 (GT-i9505) to see some action. In addition to the standard Android 4.4.2 feature set, this update will also bring some tweaks to the lockscreen, including a shortcut to the camera and full-screen album art during music playback, an improved landscape-mode keyboard, several bug fixes, and the now standard white KitKat status icons. Just remember, this update will also change the behavior of your SD cards, so be ready.

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This update is beginning its trek around the world in Germany, so it'll still be a little while until everybody can take part in the fun. If you are too excited to wait, and don't mind a manual upgrade process, the firmware can be downloaded here. Carrier-specific US variants are still on the waiting list for their updates, but with this international release, they shouldn't be that far behind.

Source: SamMobile