A few days back Samsung U.S. released an official list of devices that will be getting the Android 4.4 KitKat update in the near future. This finally cleared up the matter for millions of users in the country, many of whom had been wondering exactly when the company will push out the latest iteration of Google’s mobile operating system for their devices. A similar list has come up from the folks at Samsung Poland, it contains the monikers of 16 “international” variants of various Samsung devices, all of which will get the Android 4.4 update. Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 is missing from that list.

In order to clear things up, a Poland based blogger got in touch with the company’s arm in the country to seek clarification. He was told by a spokesperson for Samsung Poland that Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Android 4.4 update will not be released as the device doesn’t have sufficient memory. This particular variant has 1GB of RAM, while stock Android 4.4 KitKat only requires 512MB. The problem could be with TouchWiz, Samsung’s heavy custom user interface that’s slapped on every Android device it rolls out. Its highly likely that this won’t sit well with millions of GT-I9300 owners around the world, so it remains to be seen if the company changes its decision based on the feedback it gets.

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Key SpecsGalaxy S3
Display Diagonal4.8" (12.19 cm)
Processor/Soc NameExynos 4412
Street Price (Approx)~ $165
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Max. Total Storage Capacity128 GB
Megapixels8 Megapixel
Battery Capacity (mAh)2100 mAh
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