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HTC One S to miss out on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5, says HTC France

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HTC One S to miss out on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5, says HTC France
Quick recovery to all of you, HTC One S owners! Unfortunately, it is now (almost) official. After a month of various leaks pointing towards things going south, french HubFR was the first to spot a comment made by HTC France on their Facebook page, confirming once again that all hope is, indeed, likely lost.

The HTC One S won't be getting neither Android 4.2 Jelly Bean nor Sense 5. This comes after a tweet by the head of HTC Russia, nearly a month ago, confirming that technical issues were plaguing and endangering the roll out of the next set of goodies.

Distrust regional headquarters? We see your point, although in this case it seems very likely that what we're looking at is indeed the case.

source: HTC France via GottaBeMobile

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posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:32 7

1. PunyPoop (Posts: 752; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)


Oh so sad! HTC wake up!

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 11:07 5

20. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1488; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


HTC is the latest member of the "no update club" along with LG ,Acer and Sony (Sony is doing a good job now )

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:33 9

2. whoyton2 (banned) (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


NO htc why? You are doing a fine job with the One and all the new devices coming out you just need to improve on your customer services and this isn't helping!!

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:36 2

3. PunyPoop (Posts: 752; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)


Yes they are doing a fine job with the One, I have so much respect with HTC, they are the first ANDROID, the ORIGINAL!

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:39 5

4. whoyton2 (banned) (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


The desire was the first Good android phone ! So yeh I agree!

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 17:39

30. androidfanboy (Posts: 162; Member since: 24 Jun 2013)


What about the nexus one?

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 15:23

27. jdoee100 (Posts: 334; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


htc should seriously consider stop competing with samsung. Instead, concentrate their effort on producing premium feeling devices with great support. Right now, they're bleeding cash trying to outdo samsung, which is a waste of their time and money.

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:48 2

5. quyenqchau0813 (unregistered)


How old is HTC One S?

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:54 4

7. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


1 year old.

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 11:07 3

19. quyenqchau0813 (unregistered)


Oh.....
I don't get HTC, why their support time for their own devices is so short?

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:32 11

16. AMDPhenomX4 (Posts: 48; Member since: 06 Apr 2013)


It's basically the CPU of a US Galaxy S3 but with a lower resolution screen. Absolutely disgraceful from HTC to not even MATCH Samsung.

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:49 5

6. sinple (Posts: 132; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)


problem is not htc. same as xperia s. Qualcomm did not provide the necessary stuff for companies to build 4.2 on s3 processor

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:06 10

9. muhsen (Posts: 281; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)


htc one s has s4 processor not s3....and as far as I know some samsung galaxy s2 and note variants have s3 processor getting 4.2
it has nothing to do with QUALCOMM , it has to do with Htc..also I never heard that a processor doesn't work well on any android version let alone a processor from a big company like qualcomm

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:09 14

10. Starscream9 (Posts: 10; Member since: 11 Jan 2013)


Just a manufacturer fail and nothing else. Htc still repeating the same mistake which they did with thier 2011 devices

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 13:03

24. medicci37 (Posts: 1287; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


@sinple wrong processor.

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 09:57 9

8. muhsen (Posts: 281; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)


typical htc.....after sales services suck.....the htc one s has a hardware as good as one x and even has higher benchmarks. htc will continue to lose and will never gain any market share. also there r rumors that htc one x life cycle will end at 4.2 while s3 will get 5.0....htc is over and doomed as they never update their devices properly(the one s got 4.1 only while the galaxy s2 is getting 4.2).... looks can be deceiving and this is the case with Htc

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:15 4

14. yazlikvillam (Posts: 13; Member since: 24 Apr 2012)


exacly

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:13 6

11. Starscream9 (Posts: 10; Member since: 11 Jan 2013)


Htc logic: Launch a new phone every 6 months to gain consumers and forget about previously launched devices. Seriously htc is the only company that is destroying itself for e.g they launched Htc Droid Dna and then after 6 months launched Htc One. with all the gimmicks about dna previously, Now who talks about it? its not even 1 year old....Its all about One rite now and in a couple of months they will launch another phone leaving the One as 'old' and the cycle continues. WAKE UP HTC

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 11:18 1

22. moolotovzz (Posts: 24; Member since: 12 Mar 2013)


And now butterfly S comming, so I guess things wont change huh?

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:14 9

12. yazlikvillam (Posts: 13; Member since: 24 Apr 2012)


HTC being an a..hole. how the heck One s wont get 4.2 i wish i havent bought one now cos be same for that next year. rather spending 12 million on a actor should have spend it development i wish they go bankrupt

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:15 9

13. androidfanboy (Posts: 162; Member since: 24 Jun 2013)


Bye bye htc I'm glad I moved to samsung

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:47 3

17. PunyPoop (Posts: 752; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)


Too bad you moved..

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 17:14

29. androidfanboy (Posts: 162; Member since: 24 Jun 2013)


I must admit I do miss htc sense, especially the cool flip clock and the weather animations

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:29 5

15. robocopvn (Posts: 435; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


HTC let me tell you the truth:

2 years ago If I had to buy a new phone, I think of the one with HTC logo on it.

But now, after Desire HD cannot get 4.0, Sensation cannot get 4.1 and S cannot get 4.2. That's enough for me.

good bye HTC ! not quietly brilliant anymore, now called dying silently

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 11:08 4

21. quyenqchau0813 (unregistered)


or quietly dying

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 10:53 9

18. pkiran1996 (Posts: 166; Member since: 22 Oct 2011)


What a joke. My 2011 Galaxy S2 is planned to get 4.2.2 and a 2012 One S isn't?

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 13:52

25. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1488; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


One S is a mid range device while the s2 was a flagship , but if they drop support for the One x , then HTC has some serious update and reputation issues

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 15:15

26. jdoee100 (Posts: 334; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


Okay, what are the chances that 2 generations old htc flagship(like S2) will get an update?

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 20:50 2

31. robocopvn (Posts: 435; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


So how about Desire HD, Sensation ? and how about tons of Samsung mid-range phone keep getting update ?

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 23:59 1

32. jdoee100 (Posts: 334; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


Sometimes, it's better to admit defeat and move on.

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