Will Verduzco · Dec 16, 2013 at 10:30 pm

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Updated to Android 4.4.2 KOT49H, OTA Captured!

A few days ago, we saw the Android 4.4.2 OTA start rolling out for the original two Google Play edition devices: the HTC One GPe and the Samsung Galaxy S 4 GPe. Now, the time has come for the LG G Pad 8.3 GPe as well.

The LG G Pad 8.3 was recently added to the Google Play edition stable just under one week ago. Featuring the same hardware as the highly regarded G Pad 8.3, the GPe device breaks free from its OEM-skinned chains and delivers a pure Google experience. And now with today’s update, it runs Android 4.4.2, which brought a grand total of four code commits.

The 52 MB incremental OTA update is currently rolling out in the form of a staged update. However, those wishing to get their hands on the OTA love a bit early can do so by downloading the update directly from Google’s update servers and performing an adb sideload <filename> from recovery. And don’t forget to visit our LG G Pad 8.3 forums!

Have you already updated your LG G Pad 8.3 GPe to 4.4.2? Do you own a standard G Pad 8.3, and are you planning on using system dumps from the GPe device to build a ROM for the skinned variant? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

[Thanks Ryan for sending in the OTA URL!]


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willverduzco is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Will Verduzco is the Portal Administrator for the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. He is also a Johns Hopkins University graduate in neuroscience and is now currently studying to become a physician. View willverduzco's posts and articles here.
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