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Sprint LG G2 finally getting Android 4.4 KitKat update

US mobile network Sprint on Monday revealed it has begun rolling out the latest version of Android, 4.4 KitKat to LG's current flagship smartphone, with the update possibly reaching the UK in the future.

The updated OS brings a host of new features, including touch-screen improvements, updated NFC architecture, secure app sandboxes, low-power audio playback, HDR+ photography, and full-screen wallpapers with preview.

Sprint warned that the software update may take several days to reach your device. If US readers just can't wait, you can manually check for the update by visiting the Settings app > System Updates > Update LG software > Check now. Besides all the goodies that come along with KitKat, the release fixes an audio bug affecting Sprint's Next Radio app.

Both the AT&T and T-Mobile variants of the smartphone have already received the updated OS. In the meantime, the tasty treat is also making its way to a number of other devices.

KitKat is currently rolling out to the LG G Pad in South Korea, and may soon reach users in the UK as well, Gotta Be Mobile reported Monday.

Meanwhile, HTC said on its Facebook page yesterday that the original HTC Butterfly will soon receive an upgrade to KitKat, but the phone maker did not offer any specifics as to when that would happen.

In addition, new leaks suggest that the Motorola Droid Razr HD will finally soon receive the updated software, according to mCrunch.