Verizon approves the Android 4.2.2 update for the Galaxy Nexus
posted by Michael H. / Mar 19, 2013, 4:47 PM
testing for the Galaxy Nexus back at the beginning of February, and at the time, the rumor was that the update would be released in mid-February. That estimation turned out to be off by a solid month. Verizon announced today that the update is ready and it will start rolling out today.We had heard rumors that the Jelly Bean update was
The rollout will come in waves, but you should be getting the update soon enough, and you'll get to play around with the new gesture keyboard, and various camera features like Photosphere and filters.
- Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
- Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
- Processor TI OMAP4460, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
- Storage 32 GB
- Battery 1850 mAh(12.00h talk time)
I guess they missed the part about this being a Nexus device.
posted on Mar 19, 2013, 4:53 PM 18
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I guess you missed the part about Android being the number one mobile OS in the world by a factor of three, and Samsung (the maker of the Galaxy Nexus) being the number one maker of smartphones by several million.
posted on Mar 19, 2013, 5:43 PM 1
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This is great news for me! Ive been nervous about rooting because my friend turned his into a brick lol. I think i will once that 5.0 come out
posted on Mar 19, 2013, 4:58 PM 3
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Patients people how many phone running 4.2.2 now....the new HTC one is behind before it comes out 4.2.1.....Verizon clears bugs...the right way
posted on Mar 19, 2013, 5:02 PM 1
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No they don't. I bought a Nexus 4 unlocked 4 months ago. I've been on 4.2 from the get-go. It shouldn't take this long for a Nexus device to get an update. The Galaxy Nexus everywhere else has this update a long, long time ago. Nexus owners have had bug fixes for months.
posted on Mar 19, 2013, 5:19 PM 4
Posts: 88; Member since: Feb 16, 2012
Maybe my daughters nexus will get this update. She has had since august and hasn't gotten one update yet. Both Verizon and Samsung are no help.
posted on Mar 20, 2013, 6:03 AM 0
Posts: 257; Member since: Feb 15, 2011
Oh no, I'm going to sit here and complain that my Verizon Nexus is just getting 4.2.2... Oh wait. No I'm not. I realized a while ago that I have a NEXUS! The easiest phone to unlock the boot loader, root, and flash a custom ROM on. So I've actually had 4.2 since a couple days after it was released. Truth is, if you own a nexus and care about having the newest OS enough to complain on here about it you should take that 5 minutes you spent doing it instead on flashing 4 2. Cause that is all it takes is 5 minutes
posted on Mar 20, 2013, 8:28 AM 2
Posts: 38; Member since: Aug 22, 2012
Exactly! I've been running CyanogenMod 10 (originally) and 10.1 (now) since I got my Galaxy Nexus. No waiting for Verizon to get their act together, plus more control over, access to, and customization options for my phone! The Galaxy Nexus Toolkit (available over on XDA Developers) makes the process unbelievably easy.
posted on Mar 22, 2013, 2:11 PM 0
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