HTC executive says U.S. HTC One owners with a carrier branded unit will have to wait for Android 4.3

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HTC executive says U.S. HTC One owners with a carrier branded unit will have to wait for Android 4.3
The other day, HTC America President Jason Mackenzie correctly forecast that those totin' the HTC One Developer Edition would start receiving Android 4.3. At the time, he sent out a series of continuous tweets that noted that the carrier-branded version of HTC's flagship Android model still needed the mobile operators to certify the Android 4.3 update before it could be released. And he said that he would have some news to report soon.

Well, the news is out but it is not good for carrier-branded HTC One owners in the U.S. MacKenzie's latest tweet says that the Android 4.3 update for those models will come after the original September 30th deadline. And if you look at the August 17th tweet by the President of HTC America, you will see that he tweets that the HTC DROID DNA will be getting the Android 4.3 update. Last week, we told you that it now appears as though that handset will be updated to Android 4.2.2 instead.

It's all indicative of the problems that HTC has suffered with lately which led to Friday's announcement that HTC was selling its remaining stake in Beats back to the company for $265 million. In the meantime, those in the U.S. with a carrier branded HTC One will have to do what they do best which is sit and be patient until the Android 4.3 update is ready for them.


source: @JasonMacHTC via AndroidCentral

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