Brazilian Nexus 4 shipments pop up with Android 4.2.2

Brazilian Nexus 4 shipments pop up with Android 4.2.2


After Google deleted the Android 4.1.2 image from its servers, something was clearly brewing, and it didn't take long before a Brazilian Nexus 4 emerged with an arm shot of a brand new 4.2.2 potion.

Nothing is known yet about the minor Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update, if it is legit at all on this picture, but the Nexus 4 is apparently starting to get produced in LG's phone factory in Taubaté, Brazil today, before heading to carriers later in the month, and the first batch of one thousand is reportedly being loaded with Android 4.2.2 from the box, so it's a matter of time we get a rundown on the improvements.

Everything points that Google is indeed releasing an update to the latest and greatest, as running on the Nexus 4, and we are waiting for an update on what fixes and goodies it has included in it eventually.


Brazilian Nexus 4 shipments pop up with Android 4.2.2

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19 Comments

1. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

2. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Would be nice to see changelist.

3. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

i'm pretty sure its just some bug fixes

4. platformwars

Posts: 86; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

I wonder when my phone will get the update.. still on 4.1.1.. and knowing HTC track record.. the update will happen by the time the others get 5.0

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

best to wait till we either find out if 4.22 is a worthwhile update or 4.3 comes out. Many peeps had issues with 4.2 And the other answer is "probably never". lol.

5. mydi.maus unregistered

yeah .2!!

6. frustyak

Posts: 247; Member since: Mar 08, 2010

I'm hoping it has bluetooth fixed. I've been running 4.1.2 on my N7 because BT is unusable with streaming media (i.e. Netflix) on 4.2 and 4.2.1.

7. skuld

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

waiting for key lime pie...

9. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

1,000 phones?! Are they f*cking kidding?! At that production rate, it will be next year before the demand for the N4 is met (after the N5 has gone through a similar experience of having orders pulled from the shopping cart on release day).

19. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

It said first *batch* of one thousand, not first *phone* out of one thousand. Meaning there are one thousand batches, and each batch has an undefined number of units. Chill out.

10. Tones

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

ANy chance of them shipping my order i placed 5 and a half weeks ago?

11. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Short answer - not likely anytime soon. I hope you are patient.

13. Tones

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I am but my patience is starting to wear thin. I mean i got a 5-6 week estimate so theres a couple of days left, but so many people who ordered before me havent received theirs, so i doubt it will be here in the time they gave.

15. bvalde09

Posts: 191; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

it should be free at no cost to you if they cannot meet the timeline

17. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

google make me waited 1 whole solid month before giving me the shipping confirmation. Good luck waiting

18. skaar18

Posts: 33; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

I order mine 6-7 weeks ago.. I got a email that confirms that it has been shipped =) btw i am in the UK

12. lallolu

Posts: 729; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

battery improvements probably

14. Tones

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

They did say they would release a battery patch soon so probably right.

16. gustavobarboza

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 11, 2013

What sucks here in brazil is the phone price.

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