Samsung GALAXY Nexus, Motorola XOOM and Google Nexus S get Android 4.1.2 OTA
0. phoneArena 15 Oct 2012, 22:48 posted on
The other day, the Factory Image for Android 4.1.2 showed up for a few Nexus models; on Monday an OTA update was sent out with Android 4.1.2 for a trio of devices that included the Google Nexus S, the Motorola XCOOM (Wi-Fi) and the international model of the Samsung GALAXY Nexus...
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2. Savage (unregistered)
As soon as Nexus users get used to one update, another one rolls outs. Really envious.
3. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3722; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
"Speaking of very far down the road, the versions of the Samsung GALAXY Nexus branded with the Verizon or Sprint name should eventually receive the update after the carriers test it."
Seeing as how it took Verizon over 3 months to deliver JB, this is a very kind statement.
4. BadAssAbe (Posts: 456; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)
Xoom updated, now the gps setting is better.
5. PotDragon (banned) (Posts: 214; Member since: 22 Jul 2011)
Xoom wifi just keeps on being a great tablet. Glad I have one!
6. The_Innovation (Posts: 604; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)
So if I bought it from the Play Store and use it on AT&T I am most likely to receive it....when again?
7. wendygarett (unregistered)
Nice update Google :)
8. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 12066; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Why wasn't this done when Jellybean was released?
10. Jimstar (Posts: 259; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)
what a bizarre question...
obviously because none of these devices run the same hardware as the Nexus7. What? You thought they were just going to magically copy and paste software to a bunch of very different devices and have everything be a-ok? It doesn't work that way.
A better question is why Google doesn't develop the software initially for more devices I think.
9. Skidro13 (Posts: 61; Member since: 27 Jul 2010)
Pretty bothered that I have both for verizon,
11. Izzy_V (Posts: 216; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
Came into this page and someone went on a thumbing down spree lol. Made sure to even it out. :]
The updates for Nexus devices show how much Google cares to keep their software up to date, regardless of technical specifications. That's why it's such a great company. Now if only all carriers and manufacturers cared as much.