Just today, HTC finally started rolling out its Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the HTC One X+. Together with the announcement of the HTC One back in March, HTC announced that the new Sense 5 UI will be available together with Android 4.2 for variants of the One X (such as the XL, X+), and might also be coming to the One S. However, after months of waiting, many users are frustrated about the absence of the update. So is this a good sign that the update will be coming soon? And what are the new features that the update will bring to the One X+? Click in to find out more.
“The update brings some sweet features to One X+ owners like the BlinkFeed homescreen, which has been present on all recent high-end smartphones of the Taiwanese company. There’s also a new lockscreen to go with it dubbed “electronic gadgets.”
Battery endurance is reportedly also improved thanks to a new sleep mode switch. Users can track the status of the battery easily by turning on the percentage battery meter in the status bar. Since this is Android 4.2.2, the Quick settings panel is also presents and can be accessed by a two-finger swipe down.
There are updates for the camera, A long tap on the camera UI screen locks exposure and focus. HTC has also included the video highlights feature, which allows you to choose from 12 kinds of music theme styles and easily make a quick 30 seconds video.
To get the update, check out your software update screen or go to the HTC Sync Manager to see if the company has rolled out the update for your region.” – gsmarena
So does this mean that the sense 5 update will be coming to the One X and XL sometime soon? We hope so. Anyway, if you’re impatient, the guys over at XDA managed to get a Sense 5 ROM for the One X out, but flash it at your own risk. You can find it here. (Note: For One X ONLY)