Jelly Bean rolling out to DROID RAZR M "in stages"

Jelly Bean rolling out to DROID RAZR M
In a move that signals a much quicker pace of updates, Google subsidiary Motorola sent out a tweet today official announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the DROID RAZR M. Initially the update will be sent out to “soak testers” and if no major problems are encountered it will continue to roll out to other RAZR M owners in subsequent waves. The update comes less than two months after the RAZR M shipped, which must be a relief to owners considering the unusually long wait that Gingerbread-based phones saw before they were upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich.

It’s unclear whether the speed of the update is due to the influence of Google (which owns Motorola), the lighter OEM skin which borders on being vanilla Android, or the inherent structural similarities between Android 4.0 and 4.1. Quite possible it’s a bit of all three. Regardless, if you own one of Verizon’s newest DROID devices you can expect some Jelly Bean goodness to be headed your way soon.

Of course it isn’t a Nexus device, so you can expect some new bloatware; in this case the headliner is ISIS, the digital wallet that Verizon backs. If you wanted to use Google Wallet you’re out of luck for now. To learn more you can check out Motorola’s Jelly Bean website at the source link below, or check out the gallery to read through the bullet-pointed list of what is coming:

source: Motorola via Droid-Life



1. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Oh wow, less than 2 months and Jelly Bean is already coming out to Motorola's new Razr series. Looks like Moto's past reputation of lacking updates is behind them. It took HTC 8 months to update the One X to Jelly Bean, and it took Samsung 5 months to update the Galaxy S3.

9. Angelface77

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 10, 2012

Motorola are the king. The only thing that they are lacking now is the camera sensors and lens everything else is perfect.

2. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

good work Motorola. you guys are the greatest. ;)

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

glad for you guys........I just bought the htc droid incredible 4g lte which will be coming in tommorrow....and hope to see an update soon! :) o and let us know how jelly bean works!

5. Angelface77

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 10, 2012

Motorola is doing great things lately

4. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Nice job Moto. I got the JB leak on my Maxx HD and I played with Google Now all day after I installed

7. Angelface77

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 10, 2012

Motorola are keeping all their promises lately. They need to find a way to put better lens and sensors in their cameras.

10. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

should work with Sony for cameras that would be cool :)

6. dragonscourgex

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Don't forget about the Droid Razr!

8. Angelface77

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 10, 2012

we will have it too. The new series will have it first.

11. mydi.maus unregistered


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