At the press conference where the new HTC One X+ was officially introduced, the Taiwan-based company also announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for HTC One X and One S will roll out in October. So far, the HTC One X+ is the company’s first smartphone to come pre-loaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a terminal powered by an Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU clocked at 1.7 GHz.
The HTC One X and One S, are probably skeptical about the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update arriving on their smartphones, as many of the big phone makers see to “forget” about their old devices as soon as a new model hits the market. Well, in order to put their customer’s suspicions to an end, HTC officially announced that the One X and One S smartphones will be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Besides the new features and bug fixes, the new firmware update will also bring a revised user interface, dubbed HTC Sense 4 Plus.
The Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for One X and One S will become available for download in this month. The new Android version brings improved performance courtesy of Project Butter, Google Now, the personal assistant, extensible notifications an many other new features.
HTC One X is a high-end smartphone that leaves the factory gates with Android 4.0 ICS on board, being underpinned by a quad-core 1.5 GHz Tegra 3 CPU with ULP GeForce graphics processing, has 1 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage and an 8 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support, LED flash, autofocus and HTC Image Chip. One X sports a 4.7-inch Super IPS LCD2 display with a pixel density of 312 ppi.
On the other hand, HTC One S belongs to the mid-range segment, with a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB available for storing your files. The One S runs Android 4.0 ICS out of the box and it packs a dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait developed by Qualcomm, plus an 8 primary camera with an 8 megapixel sensor, autofocus, simultaneous HD video and picture recording, 1080p video capture and LED flash.