HTC One is undoubtedly one of the best smartphones currently available in the market. Still, the handset is not good enough to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S4. When the Samsung Galaxy S4 was launched, the device came with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS out of the box. However, the HTC One which came out in the market after Galaxy S4 released, was shipped with Android 4.1.2 out of the box.
The HTC One lacked the brand new OS from Android even though it shipped the latest version of HTC Sense UI which offers almost everything that you get with Android’s stock user interface. However, the time has come when the HTC One will receive the Android 4.2.2 update. The fact was recently announced by the Taiwanese manufacturer. Even the release has come slightly late, it is a much-awaited update for HTC One users.
The HTC One Android 4.2.2 update will be first rolled out in the home country, Taiwan along with Scandinavian countries. We hope that very soon the update will be made available to other countries of the world. So, if you own HTC One, you should try checking whether the Android update is available for your device. You can do this manually by going into the settings and check whether the automatic update allows you to view the availability of new update.
The Android 4.2.2 update will eat up approximately eat up 465MB on your phone’s storage. The new update will bring lots of new features to your phone. The launch bar has been improved, it comes with new unlock screen and widget, home button has become more versatile, widget panel can be rearranged, availability of new quick settings, camera improvements and also it comes with a battery percentage meter at the status bar.
The new Android update will also allow you to do away with the black menu bar. BlinkFeed has been enhanced. It also features Jelly Bean Daydreams. It lets you to swipe upwards to access Google Now. Apart from these, there are plenty of new updates lined up for the HTC One.
The HTC One is already performing well in the market and the new update will boost the confidence for new buyers to purchase the phone. The manufacturers have planned to release the update to certain areas of the world first and then gradually it would be made available to all.
With the Android 4.2.2 update, the HTC One has become even more powerful smartphone. Just to recap, the phone comes with a 4.7inch display that supports 1080p full HD. It runs on 1.7GHz CPU and 2GB RAM. Other features of the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, v4.0 Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and many more. D
The Taiwanese manufacturer haven’t announced as to when the update will be available for US. Do let us know if the update is available for your HTC One. Let us know what you feel about the new changes that you see on your phone after the Android 4.2.2 update.