The Galaxy Note 3 LTE user have already been receiving the Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware update that started rolling out on January 13 this month. The users of the device in Poland were lucky enough to get it first. If you own the SM-N900 model of the Note 3 and were disappointed because the KitKat treat did not reach you so far, it’s finally time to get your mouth sweetened with the latest flavor of Android. Samsung has already started the Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 Android 4.4.2 KitKat update today.
The Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 users in Russia can receive the KitKat update via OTA or Samsung Kies. We have provided the link to the new firmware below. Because the available firmware is carrier unbranded, the owners of the device residing in other parts of the world can update their Note 3 manually using Odin.
Features and Performance:
Coming to the new features that come to the Galaxy Note 3 with the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update, we did not notice anything significant. The first change that you will notice after upgrading to the new firmware is the new camera icon on the lockscreen and the new transparent status bar with white icons as seen on the Nexus 5.
Despite the nominal new features, Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 KitKat update adds some positive aspects in the performance of the Galaxy Note 3. The device now performs faster smoother. As for battery life, I noticed a lot better battery performance after updating my Note 3.
Installing the Firmware on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900:
After downloading the Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware for the Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900, you can install it manually using the steps given on our detailed installation tutorial.
You can easily root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 on the new Android KitKat firmware by following our tutorial.