The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One and HTC Butterfly is expected to roll out for the two aforementioned smartphones in the next couple of weeks and the latest rumor sin the business said that the firmware update will bring HTC Sense 5.1. It seems though that the proprietary user interface will not jump to version 5.1, as it will only bring some changes to HTC Sense 5.0.
The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for HTC One will allow the users to display the battery percentage next to the battery indicator. We are also expecting Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One to bring a list of connectivity shortcuts and toggles in the notifications area, as well as the Android Daydream feature that was introduced in the latest Android iteration.
After you update your HTC One to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean you will also be able to long press the Home button in order to display the Menu, an implementation that is very popular among the developers that make custom ROMs for HTC One.
The good news is that the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One will reportedly allow us to remove the icons from the dock, which was not possible in Android 4.1.2 and HTC Sense 5.0.
We are also curious to see whether the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One will also bring the Photo Sphere feature of the camera, which is already available on Samsung Galaxy S4 and LG Optimus G Pro.
As you probably know, HTC teamed-up with Google and developed the HTC One Google Edition, a smartphone that is underpinned by the hardware platform of the original HTC One, but it is running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. The HTC One Google Edition brings a Nexus-like experience, courtesy of the stock Android. The smartphone will also be among the first wave of devices that receive the latest Android software updates, just like it happens with the devices member of the Nexus family.
Just in case you forgot I will remind you that HTC One packs a 4.7-inch Super LCD3 display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and Gorilla Glass 2 protection. The flagship smartphone of the Taiwan-based company is underpinned by a Snapdragon 600 chipset with four Krait 300 cores clocked at 1.7 GHz, Adreno 320 GPU, and 2 GB of RAM. There are two internal storage options available, 32 and 64 GB, but the unibody aluminium construction of the case didn’t allow the company to fit a microSD card slot.
In terms of connectivity the HTC One comes with HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, NFC chip, IR blaster, and microUSB v2.0 (MHL).
While the other players of the smartphone market chose to fit 13 megapixel camera units on their flagship smartphones (see Sony Xperia Z, Samsung Galaxy S4, and LG Optimus G Pro), HTC used a 4 megapixel UltraPixel sensor for the HTC One with autofocus, LED flash, 1/3” sensor size, 2µm pixel size, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, optical image stabilization, and 1,080p@30fps video recording support.
HTC One measures 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm, has a weight of 143 grams, and features a non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery.
Are you eager to update your HTC One to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean?