Xoom Jelly Bean soak test invitation going out

Xoom Jelly Bean soak test invitation going out
It’s been less than two months since Verizon Xoom owners were finally privileged to an Ice Cream Sandwich update. Owners of the Wi-Fi only variant of the device are now already getting ready to be treated to a taste of Jelly Bean.

Google announced at its I/O event that the Motorola Xoom would be one of the first devices to see the latest iteration of Android. Today, U.S. Wi-Fi Xoom owners who are a part of the Motorola Feedback Network began to receive soak test invitations.

The invitation reads as follows:


It’s not clear at this time how long it will be until the update is finalized and ready for all Xoom owners, but the good news is, it seems Google is being very proactive about getting Jelly Bean deployed out to older devices.

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6 Comments

1. imkyle

Posts: 1111; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Gotta love having a Xoom.

5. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

I love having it. I might just stick to experience devices in the future as they are some of the best around.

6. imkyle

Posts: 1111; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I want to buy the Pad Infinity, but the Xoom keeps getting updated so it seems kind of silly to buy a new tablet when my over a year old one is getting updates quicker.

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

The Xoom gets priority with vanilla Android. Hopefully my GS3 gets updated to JB soon.

4. imkyle

Posts: 1111; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Samsung said Q4 for their Flagship. They have been pretty truthful with their ICS updates, so I would imagine this will happen before 2012 is over.

3. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

LOL the Xoom is getting JB? Cool...Now I got the late night munchies for some Jelly Beans....Google and these android evolutionary OS names...UGH...

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