HTC One M7 and M8 Google Play Editions should get technical nod for Android 5.0 update on Monday

HTC One M7 and M8 Google Play Editions should get technical nod for Android 5.0 update on Monday
If this rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update seemed more surreal compared to previous updates, you are probably not alone in the that feeling. Even with a couple unexpected obstacles though, the HTC One Google Play Edition devices are in final testing with the Lollipop update in Google’s quality assurance labs and will get updated before most other Android powered smartphones.

According to HTC Product vice-president, Mo Versi, HTC is expecting technical approval from Google by close of business Monday, December 1st.

That does not mean HTC One GPe owners can expect an over-the-air push right at that moment, but a “TA” is one of the last steps before OTA offers start going out. It is not unreasonable to think that the HTC One M7 and M8 GPe devices could see updates coming very soon after that approval.

We are hesitant to float any kind of time line for fear of jinxing the whole deal, but barring any other problems, this week should be the week for Android 5.0 Lollipop to finally settle in on the HTC One M7 and M8 Google Play Edition hardware.

via: Android Central



1. gagakiller

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 08, 2014

you have to beg them just a liiiiiitle bit more to get the update guys. Thats the way it is Android (lick the *** so that we let you lick the lollipop)

2. sinple

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

apart from some of the system functions, you can already obtain the latest home launcher (google now launcher), hangout, dialer, browser, map, youtube etc. I feel that the update only bring along aesthetic changes. A bit different from how IOS updates, where legacy phone stuck with legacy interface.

7. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Been enjoying unofficial cm12 on m7 and its great so far. Can't wait to see sense on android l. Since sense 5 it is material design now with android L it will get more better.

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