Already available on the Nexus 5, 7 and 10, Android 4.4 KitKat will ofcourse be offered on certain devices of some manufacturers. While many of them may have not yet communicated their intentions precisely, this news is an opportunity to discuss the first to have mentioned this update. It will be updated according to the manufacturers ads.
Note that this information is given as an indication by the manufacturers, and in the case of purchase from an operator then the latter will turn to know the timing of the deployment of this update. Our summary provides most of the list of eligible devices.
Google still offers devices built by LG, Samsung and Asus. The firm is first in line for Android 4.4 and offers update on the Nexus 5, the Nexus 7 WiFi variants of 2012 and 2013, and on Nexus 10 tablet. 3G or 4G versions of the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 4 will benefit "soon" with this update, but no date has been specified.
HTC announced in late October that its devices lik HTC One, HTC One Mini and HTC One Max will have Android 4.4 "within 90 days", or by the end of January 2014. Note that the HTC One Google Edition will get the update much earlier, may be before the end of November.
The South Korean firm has, for the moment, no official list for the deployment of the update on some of its devices. The S4, Galaxy 3 and Galaxy Note is yet been discussed by the firm and external sources, but the dates of deployment is not yet discussed. We will have to wait for a concrete announcement from Samsung for more information.
Since the announcement of Android 4.4 KitKat, Sony has simply published a tweet suggesting that they would say about its upcoming projects. Even if the manufacturer could announce the move of its devices to KitKat operating system however some of its flagship devices such as Xperia Z1, are still running Android 4.2.2. Slashgear says that Xperia Z, Z1, ZL, Z Ultra and Z Tablet will qualify in the coming months.
Good news for owners of LG G2: a roadmap is confirmed that the device would receive Android 4.4 in November or December. Note however that if the manufacturer has ensured that the G2 would have the right to update, it has not confirmed the deployment schedule.
Motorola confirmed on November 13 that its Moto G, freshly formalized, will be entitled to Android 4.4 in the month of January 2014. The Moto X, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini will also be eligible.