While Zenfone 5 users, eagerly wait for the Android KitKat update, ASUS has just released some exciting news.

ASUS Zenfone KitKat Update and Android L

The company has confirmed that the KitKat update is in the final testing phase. And that’s not all, ASUS says the phone will receive Android L too.

The news came from a rather different source, in a reply to a review to the ASUS Pixelmaster Camera App. Here is the link to the review and ASUS’ reply to it, and let me quote what it says:

ZenUI, ASUS Computer Inc. 19 August 2014

Kitkat support on Zenfone is still under construction, it’s in the final testing stage. I believe it’ll be coming very soon, please stay tuned. Of course, android L is also on our road map! Remember always keeping an eye on our web site for the further news about L. :)

ASUS has done some remarkable work with the OTA updates, the most recent of which added USB OTG support for the Zenfone 5. And their statement which says they will update the phones to Android L shows their commitment.

We will keep you updated on more information about this.

Update: You can find screenshots from the update and instructions to manually download and install it here.

Update 2: Here is the leaked roadmap of ASUS’ Android Lollipop updates .

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