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Galaxy S4 android version

Posted on 2013-07-02
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Hi,

In Samsung Galaxy S4, the android version is pure? I mean, if I purchase Galaxy S4, will it be compatible the future android version, released from google? Means, I will never need to wait on samsung for phone specific software update? I can directly download that version from android website and update it on galaxy s4?
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For that you have to buy the Samsung Galaxy S4 play edition

https://play.google.com/store/devices/details/Samsung_Galaxy_S_4?id=samsung_galaxy_s4

if you buy the normal S4 version it will came with Samsung firmware and not with the untouched Android google version.

Instead receiving the very new updates from google i will have to wait that the Samsung release the firmware to your country ID, even if you buy it unbranded...
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