1. swent1's Avatar
    So I am verrryyy use to the way apple rolls out updates, in other words, when its released everyone gets it. I know Android is not the same. I have heard that the HTC One will be getting 4.3 JellyBean pretty much when it is released.. And of course the google nexus products as well. But is there an amount of time the s4 owners will have to wait?
    06-06-2013 05:27 AM
  2. thegrants82's Avatar
    So I am verrryyy use to the way apple rolls out updates, in other words, when its released everyone gets it. I know Android is not the same. I have heard that the HTC One will be getting 4.3 JellyBean pretty much when it is released.. And of course the google nexus products as well. But is there an amount of time the s4 owners will have to wait?
    From what I hear about Samsung updates. A long time.

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    06-06-2013 05:36 AM
  3. Aquila's Avatar
    If the S3 is to be taken as the example, it is about 6-7 months behind the curve of Nexus devices. This puts it out there as one of the fastest updating mainstream flagships around.

    It started getting Jelly Bean 4.1 in December/January, varying by carrier. 4.1 was released in June 2012.

    As of April 2013, the speculation for the S3 getting 4.2.2 was "soon, maybe". 4.2.2 was released in February. There was a 4.2.1 leak in March, but nothing came of it.

    If 4.3 comes out in June, I'd expect the S4 to get it during 2013, probably late Q3 or in Q4.
    06-06-2013 05:39 AM
  4. Aquila's Avatar
    So I am verrryyy use to the way apple rolls out updates, in other words, when its released everyone gets it. I know Android is not the same. I have heard that the HTC One will be getting 4.3 JellyBean pretty much when it is released.. And of course the google nexus products as well. But is there an amount of time the s4 owners will have to wait?
    The 4.2.2 update for the HTC One and the 4.3 update for Nexus devices are rumored to have similar timing. I honestly wouldn't expect 4.3 on an HTC device until this fall.
    06-06-2013 05:40 AM
  5. dimsdale's Avatar
    With the way HTC execs keep departing the company (chief operating officer, chief product officer, VP of global communications, director of digital marketing, product strategy manager, global retail marketing manager) , I wouldn't expect things there to happen particularly quickly. See HTC One Sales Strong, But Execs Depart - Mobility - Smartphones -
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    06-06-2013 06:55 AM
  6. Suda's Avatar
    The One is getting 4.2.2 in June, 4.3 is rumored to be released in June. The One will not see 4.3 this year, but to be fair neither will any other phone other than a Nexus.
    06-06-2013 07:41 AM

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