HTC One has been updated to the latest and greatest version of Android – Jelly Bean 4.2.2. According to HTC Source, carrier-free HTC One owners across northern Europe will now be able to download the Android 4.2.2 update. As of now, the update has rolled out across Russia, Denmark, Georgia, Norway, Sweden, Romania, Serbia, UK and Finland.
The software update brings to the table a bunch of new features to the HTC’s Sense 5 UI, which includes Instagram support for the BlinkFeed, new templates for “video highlights,” a new swipe-up gesture for Google Now. Other features are – battery level percentage display, improved home button behavior (the Home key can now launch the options menu via a long press), new Zeo file management, Android Daydream and more.
With the new android 4.2.2 update, HTC has, however, outmoded the black menu bar that shows up in certain apps and users now have an option to remove all the icons from the dock.
If you still have not received the Android 4.2.2 update for HTC’s One, it’s probably best to check the software updates in your settings menu to see if it’s in the background waiting for you to launch it. Users with carrier-branded versions in the US, have to wait for sometime. Till then, check out the new features in the video below.
The 4.7-inch HTC One is the most prominent Android handset at the moment in HTC line-up. Launched in February 2013 on Android 4.1.2, HTC’s quad-core Android smartphone, One impressed the fans with its 4 MP primary camera with a resolution of 2688 x 1520 pixels. Apart from having a 1080p video recording capability and a 2.1-megapixel secondary camera capable of 1080p video recording at 30fps, the device also boasted many other unique features.
Do leave a comment if you own the handset and have gotten the upgrade.