HTC EVO 4G LTE to be updated to Android 4.3 in the middle of February says HTC executive

HTC EVO 4G LTE to be updated to Android 4.3 in the middle of February says HTC executive
Throughout the year, we have passed along some of the tweets sent out by HTC of America president Jason Mackenzie. According to the executive, Sprint's testing of the Android 4.3 update for the HTC EVO 4G LTE will take place in the middle of January, with the software released to users of the phone around the middle of the following month.

HTC missed its target for this update, as back in October Mackenzie tweeted out a schedule that included an update to Android 4.3 and Sense 5 for the HTC EVO 4G LTE before the end of the year. The update will include Sense 5 which means that owners of the device will be receiving BlinkFeed for their phone. This feature offers visual updates from user's favorite news sites and social networks.

We really can't be too hard on HTC and especially Mackenzie. The Taiwan based OEM has been about as transparent as can be about updates, led by the HTC America president and his Twitter account. And, well, yeah, his track record on the timing of some updates has been nothing to brag about, but he is trying to keep an open line of communication between what is going on in Taiwan and one of HTC's most important regions.


source: @JasonMacHTC via AndroidCentral

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EVO 4G LTE
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • OS Android 4.0.3
    HTC Sense UI

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10 Comments

10. gorkapr

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

still waiting...

8. oister85 unregistered

Better late than never. That's what I would say if I was a evo owner.

7. trollz

Posts: 63; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

It will be out by the time android 5.0 is released.

5. JewBakaUCFG

Posts: 176; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Completely unnecessary on an phone already long in tooth.

6. jove39

Posts: 2153; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Obviously you don't have this phone! This update is worth.

3. PootisMan

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Only 4.3, what about 4.4?

9. gorkapr

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

in feb is 18 months of the phone, so will go to EOL, so NO MORE UPDATES!

2. radeon

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

OKzzz. Some time ago I heard that qlcm is not releasing drivers for older snapdragons so devices which has Snapdragon S3 and below will be stuck in 4.1 or 4.2. So does this mean that qlcm is providing those drivers ???

4. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Evo has an S4, so that doesn't apply.

1. Teja171 unregistered

well, its some good news for the EVO owners.

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