HTC One to get Android 4.3 starting this week; no Android 4.3 for HTC DROID DNA

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HTC One to get Android 4.3 starting this week; no Android 4.3 for HTC DROID DNA
There is nothing better than getting news that you want to hear, directly from the source. Take a tweet sent out Monday afternoon by Jason Mackenzie, President of HTC America. MacKenzie says that those with the HTC One Developer Edition will start to receive the last of the Jelly Bean builds starting this week. HTC One owners north of the border will also receive the update by the end of this month.

So what about U.S. owners of the HTC One? Last month, Mackenzie had the Android 4.3 update coming to the states within weeks along with Sense 5.0. But another tweet pushed out by the executive on Monday said that stateside carriers still need to sign off on the Android 4.3 update for carrier branded HTC One units. He said that he was optimistic and that he would have news to report soon.

A third tweet brought some bad news for owners of the HTC DROID DNA. Back in August, Mackenie said that the Verizon exclusive would be receiving Android 4.3 along with Sense 5. Now Mackenzie is saying that DROID DNA users will be receiving Sense 5.0 with an update to Android 4.2.2. At least Sense 5 will bring BlinkFeed, the 30 second video clip in the gallery and other great features to the device. We're not sure if this means that Android 4.2.2 is the end of the line for the DROID DNA, but when everyone around you is downloading Android 4.3 and you're getting Android 4.2.2, it doesn't look good.


source: AndroidandMe

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