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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Now Available for HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition by OTA

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Update available by OTA

Mountain View-based Internet giant Google has started rolled out the newest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS for more devices, after the new firmware has been released for Nexus devices last week, now the owners of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play edition have beginning receiving Android 4.3 JB operating system.

The new firmware is rolled out to HTC One and Galaxy S4 Google Play edition by OTA (over-the-air), this means that the specified devices will receive an automatically notification in their devices as soon as this latest firmware has been rolled out to their devices.

The latest update comes with a series of specific features, new applications, changes and more stability for devices. According to our source AnandTech the new firmware will include larger home screen icons.

The Android 4.3 update is around 150 MB for Samsung Galaxy S4 and 180 MB for the HTC One device, and it comes as build JWR66V version.

The update lets the HTC One device’s users enjoy the infrared feature on their device, and for Galaxy S4 device’s users,  a new feature lets them benefit from Bluetooth-based Internet tethering after the update will be downloaded and installed, which is meaning users can finally use the SGS4 GPe device with Google Glass and my Parrot Asteroid Smart head unit (both require Bluetooth internet tethering connection). Also,  it brings a new background color for settings, the solid black background for the Samsung Galaxy S4 device GPe has been now replaced with the stock Android 4.x gradient style.

For this moment,  no official change log has been provided about the other specific changes included in the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, but I’m sure that users will discover them.

Just before started to pushed out by OTA the new update for HTC One device the source code for the official firmware was made available for download directly from HTCDev website. So, if you want to download it navigate to the specified  this page for that.

Let us know in our comment section if the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update is available for your HTC One or Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition.


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