Android 4.4.3 update is no doubt much hyped ahead of its release, Like all other Android updates, this update is also heavily rumoured and is expected will be released soon, Initially Google Nexus 5 and last year Nexus 7 LTE will get this update first. But latest leaks are suggesting this update is not for only Nexus devices, but also non Nexus Android devices from Motorola, HTC, Samsung, LG and Sony also will be receiving this update but at a later date.
As far as OTA release of this update is concern, there are two type of rumours. First type of rumours suggests Google will be releasing this update for Nexus devices in May. While second type of rumours suggests Google will be releasing this update in June at I/O event. In case if first type of rumours are accurate then we can expect Non Nexus devices will be getting this update in June and the following months, but in second case July will be releasing month of Android 4.4.3 for Motorola, HTC, Samsung, LG and Sony.
Today we will take a look on expected release of Android 4.4.3 update for Non Nexus and Nexus devices. Let's start with Nexus devices first.
Google Nexus devices are well known for receiving latest Android update ahead of other Android devices. Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 will be the first devices receiving latest Android 4.4.3 update. Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 also expected will be receiving this update but at later date.
Motorola ties with Google helps Motorola devices to receive latest updates much earlier than expected. On release of Android 4.4 KitKat Google sent Moto X update earlier than its own Nexus 4. There are high chances of Google will be releasing Android 4.4.3 update for Motorola devices. Initially Moto G and Moto X is expected will be receiving this update while other devices Moto devices will be receiving this update at later date.
Samsung recently released its flagship Galaxy S5 with latest Android 4.4.2 on board, On release of this update GS5 will be the first device receiving this update. Samsung GS3 and Note 2 might not receive this update. Only Galaxy Note 3 will be receiving this update in Note series. Other devices including Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 , 10.1, 12.1 and Galaxy Tab 4 also expected will be receiving this update.
Recent report from well known HTC leakster LlabTooFeR suggests that recently launched HTC One m8 will be receiving this update in June, While HTC One M7 will also receive this update but OTA release for this device will be in July. HTC One M8 surely will be the first HTC device receiving latest firmware soon after release of update.
Sony is not as fast as other companies in sending latest updates, According to latest report from Xperiablog, Sony Google Play devices including Xperia Z 2 and Xperia Z Ultra will be the first devices receiving Android 4.4.3. While other devices including Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet will be receiving update in later months.
LG Google play devices including G2 and G Pad 8.3 most likely will be the first devices receiving Android 4.4.3 update. But other than above two devices no other device is expected with this update. LG will be releasing G3 in coming weeks but according to reports this device will be having Android 4.4.2 on board.