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HTC and Samsung speak on Android 4.1 updates

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was only announced last week but owners of Android devices are already anxious to hear when their devices will be updated to the latest dessert treat from Google. In order to keep customers are kept informed HTC and Samsung have released statements regarding updates for current devices to Android 4.1.

“We are excited about Android Jelly Bean and are planning to support it across a variety of our devices.  We are reviewing the software to determine our upgrade plans and schedule, so please stay tuned for more updates on specific device upgrade plans.” – HTC.

“Samsung will soon announce which additional devices are eligible for the Jelly Bean update. As the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer, Samsung leads the Android community with best-in-class devices like the Galaxy S III, and is creating new device categories with products like the Galaxy Note. Samsung has delivered the most Nexus-branded lead OS devices and we are pleased that Google will be bringing Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S customers the first experiences of Jelly Bean on a handheld device.” – Samsung

While HTC’s statement is fairly vague, Samsung confirms that the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S will be the first devices to get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Other devices such as HTC’s One X and Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note are bound to get the Android 4.1 upgrade in time as well.

KitGuru says: Now all we need are some specific dates and Jelly Bean update device lists.

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