After we've heard a couple of days ago that the dual-SIM variant of the Taiwanese flagship smartphone got updated to the latest Android version, today we arrive with good news for the owners of the international model, as the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for HTC One is now rolling out.
You might also want to know that, the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One has been pushed for the Taiwanese users for the time being, but just like it happens with any other software update the roll out is made gradually. Therefore, we are expecting the HTC One models all around the world to get the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update, soon, if they didn't already.
Since there are already more than 5 million HTC One units sold world wide the news saying that the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update is now rolling out will definitely be warmly welcomed by most of the users, especially by those who wanted lockscreen widgets and the Quick Settings button in the Notifications area.
But what are the improvements and changes of the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for HTC One? I'm glad you've asked. Once you update your HTC One to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean you will be enjoy an improved launcher bar, rearrangement of the widgets panel, a redesigned lockscreen, and, of course, lockscreen widgets. You will also be able to display the battery percentage in the status bar, get access to the Quick Settings area (which will allow you to quickly turn on and off different functions of the smartphone). The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for HTC One also brings some minor improvements for the camera app.
You might also want to know that the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One update file is sized 465 MB, therefore we are recommending you to download it while connected to a WiFi Hotspot in case you don't want your data plan consumption to suffer.
Even though haven't received the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update notification yet, it's worth checking for it manually. In order to do so head to Settings > About Device > Software Update > Check for updates then follow the on-screen instructions.
The HTC One was officially introduced by the Taiwanese phone maker in February 2013 and it was coming pre-loaded with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The smartphone packs a 4.7-inch Super LCD3 display with full HD resolution and Gorilla Glass 2 protection, while sporting 2 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB of internal storage.
The processing tasks are handled by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 SoC with quad-core Krait 400 CPU clocked at 1.7 GHz and Adreno 320 GPU. 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 4.0, NFC chip, IR blaster, and microUSB 2.0.
While most of its rivals come with 13 megapixel camera sensors (see Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z, and LG Optimus G Pro), the HTC One features a 4 megapixel UltraPixel sensor 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 full HD video recording capabilities with HDR, stereo sound recording, and video stabilization.
Have you received the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update on your HTC One? Please let us know in the comments section below.