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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hits AOSP today

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hits AOSP today
If you're part of the Android mod community, or just a dev who likes to play around with new stuff, you'd better get ready because Google is about to release the source code for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository. 

The news was let out by AOSP guru Jean-Baptiste Queru at just before 7PM EST today (about an hour before this posting.) JPQ said that the source code will be released today, and will be listed under the name "android-4.1.1_r1". There were some "replication delays", so we're to expect the code to hit the repo at around 9PM EST (6PM PST according to JPQ). 

The binaries for the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus (GSM and CDMA) are already available, while the binaries for the XOOM and Nexus S (GSM and CDMA) are coming soon. 

Unfortunately, JPQ doesn't have any info on OTA releases for the Jelly Bean updates, but this would make it seem like they are on track for release this month as expected. 

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posted on 09 Jul 2012, 19:38 8

1. Twitch016 (Posts: 23; Member since: 26 Jan 2012)


I dare to dream that even the Verizon update can come at a reasonable time if 4.1 is already on AOSP. Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't this mean that this means that the software is ready and would merely need approval?

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 19:59 9

3. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2614; Member since: 26 May 2011)


That is true, but as we saw with 4.0.4, that carrier testing and approval could take as long as 2-3 months.

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 21:47 2

4. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


That's messed up

Lol of bet my phone will have jelly bean port before nexus gets it on Verizon

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 23:28 4

6. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


yea my guess is 2 months before any updates are announced and probably fall/xmas at the earliest for phones to ship with it.

that said..

I bet XDA has a working port in... ooh.... about now...

they cyanogen mod said they will be doing the update immediately and pushing out CM11 (or was it 10? ) as soon as its ready to rock.

posted on 10 Jul 2012, 02:11 4

7. Mark.J.Linskiy (unregistered)


CM 10 is Jelly Bean (4.1).

posted on 10 Jul 2012, 09:32

9. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 3515; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


I already have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The Google Now is super sweet & I can't wait until the FULL AOSP 4.1.1 hits. They are saying the next release of Jelly Belly ROM which is 2.7 will be the FULL AOSP ROM. That should be released tonight or tomorrow at best.

Thank you root community.

posted on 10 Jul 2012, 05:58

8. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


if your running cdma and expect the latest and greatest, root, load up a jb rom. or wait 2-3 months for the same thing approved by verizon.

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 19:49 10

2. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


I wonder why my parents didn't name me Jean-Baptiste, sounds pretty slick.

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 22:04 1

5. jove39 (Posts: 1206; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Awesome...waiting for updated aokp rom :)

posted on 10 Jul 2012, 10:00

10. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)


Check the threads at XDA. Last time I checked you can just flash over the zip file that contains the Google Now feature. XDA is the bomb.

posted on 16 Jul 2012, 12:37

11. xumaa (Posts: 6; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


I am on UMTS, i will have Jelly Bean soon on my GNex? please help

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