HTC promises Jelly Bean updates for One X and One S this month

HTC promises Jelly Bean updates for One X and One S this month
HTC has officially announced that its best handsets currently - the One X and One S - are going to receive updates to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean this month.

Although a more specific that wasn't mentioned, this is still some pretty good news for owners of these handsets who have the full right to enjoy the latest Android build, complete with all the new features and extra smoothness courtesy of Project Butter.

Of course, the software will come together with the HTC Sense 4+ UI - a slightly updated version of HTC's own custom interface for Android devices. Some will love it, others will hate it, but hey, at least all the goodies of the stock OS should remain intact.

This "October" time frame, however, is valid for the international versions of the One X and One S. Users of AT&T and T-Mobile will have to wait a bit more (not known for how long) until they get their tasty dose of Jelly Bean.

source: HTC

Related phones

One X
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1800 mAh
One S
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1650 mAh(7.00h talk time)



1. Srinivas

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 12, 2011

Phone Arena , why haven't you guys uploaded any info regarding htc one x + , it's slated for release in most parts next month , plus it got a quadrant score of 7200 + & antutu score of 14000 + , at par with optimus G with Jelly bean on board . Source link -

2. wendygarett unregistered

I'm not a fans of HTC but must say this straight... The one x may not be the fastest processor but it is the most useful device I've ever experience, frienstream is the most huge advantage of having it, after compare it to the ios 6 Facebook Twitter integration... (i Will compare it to the window phone soon) Not to mention about the HTC web browser, it change my life for surfing internet due to the auto text adjust on every site. It ease me a lot, and I saved a lot of PA article also using this web browser so that I can re-read offline (i dunno other android device can do it or not) Beats audio? Meh... But HTC do change my life that 32gb of storage makes me a music lover :) Everytime I open and look at the HTC lockscreen, it makes my iDevice looks like a toy :( My honest and humble words... So please do not hate sense ui... And I wish the next sense can make even better :)

3. wendygarett unregistered

And I will buy an android tablet to experience it :)

7. thelegend6657 unregistered

finally you said something right

13. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

HAHAHAHA THE DAY HAS COME!! lmaoooooo she finnaly made sense!!............its funny she had to mention HTC to actually make "sense".... lol

15. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

Bravo Wendy, bravo!!

4. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

I would take any promises by HTC witha grain of salt as they are horrible in executing their "promises". Still waiting on that famed Ice Cream update for the Thunderbolt. I will just root the damn thing before my contract is up to at least improve battery life and jump ship to a device that actually has a future.

8. thelegend6657 unregistered

Its your dear carrier Verizon's fault , dont blame poor HTC on this . The devices released close to thunderbolt's time frame on verizon dont even promised to receive ICS . So dear speckled apple , if you like Verizon so much use an iphone , you will receive updates on time although i dont think you like the iPhone . So its best to use an android phone unlocked like the very cheap Unlocked Galaxy Nexus from the Google Play Store ..Android and Verizon dont really mix well . Hope the thunderbolt's update dont get cancelled . Good luck :)

9. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

But thats the thing its not just about Verizon, though they have a large part in this nonsense. If something goes wrong on the device people do not blame Verizon, they blame the company that made the phone. Its all about perception. If people perceive that HTC has not done enough to support their own creations, Verizon will get a pass and HTC will get the negativity. As techies we know better but the same still applies. HTC should have better control over the devices they release. Like other manufacturers they should show more control over when it gets updates. Without that again public perception will follow them right into the ground. Verizon is irrelevant. And so are your little quips.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

T-Mobile is going to update their One S before AT&T updates their One X. T-Mobile has been pretty solid with updating their phones this year so kudos to them.

6. slavytodorov

Posts: 48; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Any release dates??

10. axllebeer

Posts: 272; Member since: Apr 05, 2011

Any info about Jelly Bean coming to the Evo 4G LTE?

14. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

YES YES YES..........that is exactly what i need to as far as im concerned the EVO is still HTC's "Top dog" and thats even with the one x+ out.....the evo with jellybean and the latest version of sense can do jus as good as their new one x all because it has a snapdragon s4 lol and it doesnt matter that its dual core haha.........Evo FTW

11. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Next thing we know it it will GET DELAYED AND NEVER GET ICS

12. ahhxd717

Posts: 332; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

Everyone is so negative about HTC's updating. They've updated all their high end 2011 portfolio to ICS, including the Incredible S and Desire S, which makes me believe that Verizon and CDMA might be the cause of the Thunderbolt / Incredible 2 update delay. I don't really understand that. Especially since Motorola clearly did worse by not updating a few of their 2011 phones to ICS. I think they handled the ics updates fairly well, so hopefully their JB updates process will go even better.


Posts: 38; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

yes I wish I didn't feel like the EVO 4G LTE was the red headed step child or some other bastard child when it comes to anything JB related or HTC flagships.

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