Motorola DROID BIONIC will be full of beans, Jelly Beans that is, starting April 15th

Motorola DROID BIONIC will be full of beans, Jelly Beans that is, starting April 15th
The Motorola DROID BIONIC will be the next Motorola model to be updated to Android 4.1.2 starting on April 15th. The update, which brings software version 98.72.22.XT875.Verizon.en.US to your handset, will be rolled out in phases which means that if you don't receive the update exactly on the 15th, don't panic because it will come shortly thereafter. The update weighs in at 98.72MB.

The Android 4.1.2 update includes Project Butter, which makes the phone free from lags, and Google Now pushes out cards with information you need, when you need it. Actionable notifications allow you to return calls, view pictures and video directly from the notifications shade. Also being added to the phone is Voice Search, which allows Google to offer some Siri-esque capabilities. And the Smart Keyboard has a more accurate dictionary allowing the keyboard to guess the next word before you type it.

The update will be sent out OTA and it will take 10 to 15 minutes to download and 5 to 10 minutes to install. During the latter process, you will not be able to make or receive any calls. You can also try to manually coax the update out of your phone by manually checking for it. To do this, go to the Home Screen and tap Settings > About Phones > Systems Update > Download.

source: Verizon (1), (2) via AndroidGuys

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1. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Who cares bouts the Bionic. Motorola only cares bout their verizon customers. Not us who owns motorola atrix/photon that will never recieved jelly bean so im done with theme.

3. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

It appears a lot of the Motorola devices not updated either have the Tegra 2 chipset or were not very popular models.

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

The bionic have the same chip too & ram.

11. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

no it does not. the Atrix/Photon are powered by Nvidia's Tegra II w/ 1GB of single channel memory and the Bionic is powered by Texas Instrument's OMAP4 w/ 1GB of dual channel memory. give it a rest guy. you're becoming a real troll.

18. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

my point is THEY WON'T support the models I just said and all the consumers that purchase those phones and got release before the RAZRS/BIONICS we should get Jelly Bean so I am done with MOTOROLA and I could care less bout the X PHONE.

19. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

and what everybody else tells you that's done some reading on this is that they CAN'T support the models you're so butthurt about. no OEM has with a Tegra II device. not even the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 which is powered by a Tegra II is getting JB and it sold like hot cakes.

24. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011


6. HASHTAG unregistered

Those who still own the Bionic?

13. Shubham412302

Posts: 591; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

even atrix 2 got a leak jb build. no official word though.

15. johnnh

Posts: 37; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

no phone with the tegra 2 chipset AP20H because of incompatibility with "vital" functions on nvidia's drivers. If there were any phones that had received the update they were screwed with bugs like the samsung captivate glide which for example lost the slide-out keyboard backlight.

2. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

It seems Motorola is changing for the better, keep up the good work and make your phones sell worldwide, as i don't get any Motorola phone available for purchase in my country.

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Well it's about time. Probably the last update the Bionic will see.

5. kingjr243

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

Im still getting the galaxy s4

7. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

what about my photon Q LTE its a NEW phone

12. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

that's a good question. being that literally EVERY other Moto slated to receive the JB update has now gotten it it seems likely that Sprint is the cause of the delay.

14. Mxyzptlk unregistered

The hidden cost of getting a Motorola phone I'm afraid.

20. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

don't even try it troll.

21. Mxyzptlk unregistered

My name isn't troll, it's Mxyzptlk.

22. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

as far as i'm concerned your name is troll.

26. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I'm not concerned with your concerns.

28. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i don't care troll.

23. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

if it wasn't for MOTOROLA that made the cell phone. we wouldn't have all these high tech gadgetry we have today. so quit ur trolling

25. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Pot calling the sweet kettle black

17. BlueForce

Posts: 26; Member since: Apr 02, 2013


27. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

photon Q LTE back to iphone i go

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