Nexus Edition of HTC One could see quick update to Android 4.3 in July

Nexus Edition of HTC One could see quick update to Android 4.3 in July
One of the reasons for picking up the Nexus Edition of the HTC One is to get updates sent out directly from Google. Why does this matter? Consider that your average U.S. carrier tests an average OS update more times than an OCD patient flips the light switch on and off before leaving the house. Without that carrier testing, owners of the device will receive the latest Android update faster than if you owned the carrier branded model.

The HTC One Nexus Edition will be launched with Android 4.2.2 installed. But a tweet sent by HTC ROM developer LlabTooFeR says that Google will be updating the phone to Android 4.3 a "few weeks" after release. Most likely, the Nexus Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will also see the update quickly. As we pointed out before, Google has agreed to delay the release of Key Lime Pie at the request of Android handset manufacturers who want to update current models to Android 4.2.2 before Android 5.0 is released. Based on some recent speculation, we could see Android 5.0 launched on the HTC T6, the phablet sized version of the HTC One.

The sense-less HTC One will be priced at $599 and will be available at the Google Play Store on June 26th.

source: UnwiredView

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  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop HTC Sense UI
  • Display 4.7 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP (Single camera) 2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 2GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 2300 mAh


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