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Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rolling Out for Verizon’s Motorola Droid Ultra, Maxx and Mini Starting Today

Verizon’s Motorola Droid smartphones including Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini are now getting the Android 4.4 KitKat update. However, this roll out will take some time to update every Verizon's Droid smartphone.

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Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rolling Out for Verizon’s Motorola Droid Ultra, Maxx and Mini Starting Today
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Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rolling Out for Verizon’s Motorola Droid Ultra, Maxx and Mini Starting Today

Verizon Wireless has announced this morning that is going to roll out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Motorola Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini smartphones, starting today. Motorola's Moto X smartphone is the first smartphone that receive latest Android 4.4 KitKat operating system update on all the 4 main US mobile operators. 

Verizon Wireless made the announcement via its official twitter account. The big US carrier tweeted, "Starting today: Android 4.4, KitKat is being pushed out in phases to DROID Ultra/ Maxx/Mini." However, this roll out will take some time to hit every Droid device as this update will be completed in phases.

Android 4.4 KitKat is the latest OS launched by Google. This new Android OS comes with a completely refined user interface. It also includes a lot of new features and other performance improvements that are not present in Android 4.2.2. Jelly Bean OS currently running on Droid smartphones. Sony and HTC also promised to bring the KitKat update on their devices. But this update will not come early next year.

Source: The Verge 


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