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Sony Xperia Z1 to get Android 4.4 Kit Kat in November?

Sony Xperia Z1 to get Android 4.4 Kit Kat in November?

The latest version of Android will hit Sony’s flagship Xperia smartphone next month, making the handset a strong contender for the first non-Nexus kit to get the software.

According to sources cited by AndroidSAS.com, Sony is preparing a compatible version of Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) now and will roll it out on November 7th.

Subsequently, the phone-maker apparently plans to make the platform bump available for its former 2013 line-leader, the Xperia Z, and for the super-sized Xperia Z Ultra phablet.

As it stands, information is thin on the ground about what Kit Kat, which was thus christened as part of a cross-promotional tie-up with confectioner Rowntree’s, will bring to Google’s OS.

However, leaked photos suggest we’re in line for redesigned apps and a new, flatter and altogether simpler look that borrows a bit here and there from Apple’s similarly rethought iOS 7.

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The snaps also showed a revamped phone dialling screen and messaging app, plus a status bar that changes colour depending on the app that’s open.

Kit Kat is nigh-on certain to debut in undoctored, vanilla form on the Google Nexus 5 – the search giant’s fifth-gen, wallet-friendly Nexus smartphone that's set to tip up later this month.

Source:

AndroidSAS

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