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Updated to Android 4.1: Motorola DROID RAZR and MAXX, and the European HTC One S

0. phoneArena posted on 24 Dec 2012, 17:39

It's been a Jelly Bean fest for owners of certain Android handsets, certain to make their holiday a little brighter with Project Butter and Google Now; the devices getting updated to Android 4.1 are the original Motorola DROID RAZR, Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX and the European HTC One S all of which are getting updated while Santa gets ready for his annual flight...

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posted on 24 Dec 2012, 18:38 1

1. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


posted on 24 Dec 2012, 18:53

2. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)

Got the update on my one s and tbh I'm not impressed. Sense animations seem to be operating at a LOWER frame rate than before :(

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 19:02 1

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

theres no way......jelly bean runs at a constant 60 fps! .... Are you sure you're not downloading TOO much stuff??

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 21:01 1

7. AliNSiddiqui (Posts: 382; Member since: 19 Sep 2012)

That's not true lol My note II stutters many times when scrolling
.. Android will never be 60FPS smooth.. Nexus 4 comes the closest though

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 21:37 2

9. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

im sorry man but i got a droid inc 4g lte and its running 4.0.3(ics)! and stutters are LITTLE TO NONE! and that is "with" alot of apps downloaded, emulators, live wallpapers............o and remember my processor is under clocked at 1.2 ghz (s4) but still i find myself with very minimal lag.............my only question for you guys is...........what are you downloading to cause enough lag to "report" to phonearena?

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 02:07 1

18. iDroidWin (Posts: 117; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)

I too have note 2. Doesn't stutter. I keep a check on processes though. I agree with XPERIA-Knight. I runs at constant 60 fps. Not in hardcore gaming though.

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 02:12 1

19. iDroidWin (Posts: 117; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)

You should see 3D UI tutorial by coldfustion on youtube. He showed his ram too while he was making that video. May be you are doing something wrong.

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 06:22

21. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)

No I wiped the phone just before doing it

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 19:25 3

4. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


posted on 24 Dec 2012, 19:29 2

5. kinz1515 (Posts: 6; Member since: 24 Dec 2012)

Just got the update on my HTC One S and all I can say is: AWESOME.

Project Butter really creates a miracle, at least in my opinion. Way faster, new settings...

I, personally, don't like those Blue accents on the theme, but who cares? It just got faster!!!

PS: HTC could have done a smaller update - more than 600MB is a lot.

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 23:32

15. Mittal (Posts: 494; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)

Hey ppl tell me one thing... If the update weighs over 600MB, will the internal memory for OS and apps be depleted by that exact amount ?
If yes, then thats a huge loss..!

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 19:39 2

6. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

And the ONE X on AT&T won't get 4.1 nor the iON how disappointing

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 21:24 1

8. mightyillidan (Posts: 20; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

xperia t too looks like every one is saying merry xmas :)

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 03:52

20. desijatt (Posts: 58; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

yes..but phone arena didn't even noticed the update to sony's flagship

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 21:53 2

10. Tux4g63 (Posts: 119; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)

I recieved an OTA notification for my Verizon Droid RAZR but the update failed to download. I wish I had taken a screen shot. I remember it saying it was roughly 381 MB.

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 22:25 1

11. pwskates (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Dec 2012)

I had the same problem with my RAZR! :(

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 03:24

26. allan85 (Posts: 1; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)

I had the same problem, but I google it and I've found various websites offering a manual solution. Keep trying:D

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 22:51

13. teckem (Posts: 15; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)

Same here, I got the same message Update Failed

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 23:18 1

14. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)

Here is the filehttp://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2064074

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 00:09 2

16. Tux4g63 (Posts: 119; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)

Jelly Bean on my phone. Christmas is barely an hour old and Santa came with 4.1 Veryyyy Nice. I like. High Five.

posted on 24 Dec 2012, 22:42

12. booboo (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Dec 2012)

I called Verizon a few hours ago as it happened to me....i said "mistake?" They said "yes". Whenever Google pushes it was the final response.

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 00:21 3

17. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

Merry Christmas guys! enjoy your Jelly Bean treat! ;D

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 07:38

22. sahrckr (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Dec 2012)

which model buddy?
one s or one s c2?

posted on 25 Dec 2012, 18:46 1

23. LordZoid (Posts: 7; Member since: 22 Jul 2010)

Well, Well, I just got a update on my Verizon Galaxy S3. They pushed it to me on Dec.22. It's now version 4.1.1. Is this a current update are are they just getting around to me now? Aside form a few different configs. Not much different. I have notice that all of a sudden my battery is lasting longer. I used to have to charge it every day. Now it seems to be every other day.

posted on 26 Dec 2012, 06:02

24. Marksplace2 (Posts: 3; Member since: 21 Dec 2011)

The upgrade on the razr was stopped. It never downloaded.

posted on 26 Dec 2012, 09:12 1

25. kirkm (Posts: 2; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)

The update was pulled, but a search online with "razr jellybean update" should help others find the update - someone uploaded it before it was pulled, and its EASY to side load. I found a link in the xda forum - with easy to follow directions. Took about 30 min from start to finish, and now I have 4.1.2 Not sure if it will cause a problem IF verizon ever puts out a update....but ICS was killing me, and making me hate ANDROID. Jelly bean seems much smoother.
Google now is just OK. Not really sure if I will use it much, but the rest looks alot cleaner, and smoother. Ill comment later about the battery.

posted on 10 Feb 2013, 08:31

27. DCgreen26 (Posts: 2; Member since: 28 Apr 2012)

My razr maxx didn't get the 4.1.2. sih.

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 16:31

28. ClassActionSuit (Posts: 1; Member since: 17 Jul 2013)

Today I pay Verizon for 4G LTE. I paid Motorola, in combination with Google, for a Droid Razor Maxx wireless device. Installing the provided update package resulted in a reduction of service. Today I am able to connect to the network realizing 1G functionality.

Shucks, who ever heard of not being capable to "roll-back" a software release or dot fix?
Perhaps the programmers involved need to be remind that "production is not the best editor"

Simply put, the back release for the currently defective phones can put into place, ready to be shipped OTA (over the air), within four hours. Think about it.

Quite frankly, managing QA results, and not effort, may substantially improve delivery for your network and device products.

In short, each current customer funds Motorola, Google, and Verizon.

In a disaster recovery situation, what will be their recovery plan?

Perhaps the door is open for teaching young individuals how to run a quality shop?

How about a reminder for your employees addressing how they get paid (customers money).

We will be watching you...

BTW: I would be happy to calculate your bandwidth costs prior to doing the right thing.

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