HTC Singapore has announced via Facebook that the Desire 601 is now receiving Android 4.4 KitKat update. The update is currently being rolled out in phases over the air and should reach more regions in the coming days. HTC Desire 601 users can check for update by going to Settings > About > Software Updates.
The update has been rolled out with the Sense 5.5 user interface,which is expected to bring improvements to HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe, Sense TV, Video Highlights, HTC Share,Scribble app and Quick Settings among others.
At the moment, this OS update is currently only available for the single SIM variant of the phone and is expected to roll out for the dual-SIM variant soon, which is the only model selling in the Indian market.
To remind you, the HTC Desire 601 was globally launched in September 2013.
The smartphone comes with a 4.5-inch qHD display with a 540×960 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor along with 1GB of RAM. It also sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera.