HTC One gets Android 4.2.2 OTA in the UK and the Netherlands

HTC One gets Android 4.2.2 OTA in the UK and the Netherlands
We can imagine HTC One owners in the US are beginning to lose patience (to put it nicely), as their European counterparts continue to receive the green light on the next iteration of Android Jelly Bean. As of today, if you own an HTC One and live in the UK or the Netherlands you should head straight to Settings → About → Software Updates → Check now and get the 416MB update OTA.

Among the new goodies that we can confirm are:

  • BlinkFeed now supports streaming content from Instagram,
  • “Photo Sphere” panorama photos,
  • Lock screen improvements – widget support, the ability to swipe directly to the camera,
  • Daydream screensavers,
  • The demise of the black bar of horror: the triple dot menu that appears inside of some apps is gone, long pressing the back key will now serve as the new menu button,
  • Support for Quick Setting tiles,
  • Battery percentage has been added,
  • Improvements to the camera and Zoe,
  • General bug fixes and performance enhancements

Exactly when the new version will reach the coast of the US is yet unknown, but we imagine it's next in line.

source: HTC UK, HTC Netherlands

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  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Fragmentation is all but gone post-ICS.

2. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

i just did the update from the middle east, and it is amazing, it fixed my sound latency issue i had, well not 100% but now it is way better, finally no more ugly menu bar... now next, HTC don't be late on KLP please !!!

3. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

You sir are an idiot. Bringing up fragmentation argument on an article about a HTC Sense update.

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You should learn to read. The article is about HTCOne getting 4.2.2

6. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Again. Update is upgrading Jelly Bean to Jelly Bean. What fragmentation? This update is all about HTC Sense 5 tweaks and patches.

5. bibli2oo3

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

HTC One (German Vodafone - CID: VODAP102) just updated in Karachi, Pakistan. Version: 2.24.161.1 (430.05 MB)

7. sadiqhashim unregistered

What? HTC left us using American unlocked version to wait till 2014 to get the piece this update. Slowest update ever from Taiwan, can't imagine Peter doing this to me.

8. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I think they're sending out the updates for the unlocked variants based on how much were sold in that country. I'm sure not many people bought the unlocked variants in the U.S, so that's at the bottom of their list. However, the U.S carrier versions sold a lot, and HTC probably already sent the update to the carriers to be tested. You'll still get your update before them, though.

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