Jelly Bean update for HTC One X likely in October

Back in July, HTC had confirmed that the HTC One X and the One S will be updated to Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean), but had declared no concrete date for the updates. Now, according to Modaco, the HTC One X will get the update to Jelly Bean in October. Though, users with phones tied to a carrier will have to wait till November to get the update. There is no official word on the matter yet. There is also no word on Jelly Bean for the HTC One S.

The HTC One X packs some nifty features in a slim design and is aimed at the high-end mobile users who want a good user experience and speedy functionality. It runs Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. It sports an 8MP shooter and can record 1080p videos at 24fps. This handset is powered by an 1800mAh battery.


Here's a more detailed look at the specifications of the HTC One X:

  • 4.7-inch display with a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi (Hot spot), Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • NFC, Bluetooth with A2DP, USB 2.0
  • GPS with A-GPS support
  • 8 megapixel with LED flash, BSI sensor, 1.3 megapixel front camera
  • Stereo FM Radio
  • 32GB memory, 1GB RAM
  • MHL for AV out
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The HTC One X will be getting Jelly Bean


The HTC One S features a unibody design form. HTC also claims that the One S is scratch-resistant, so it should keep nasty smudges and scrape marks at bay. It ships with Android v4.0 (ICS) running on a 1.7GHz, dual-core processor or a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with HTC Sense UI version 4.0. The One S comes with HTC’s ImageSense technology to help enhance the 8 megapixel camera quality and overall functionality. It can capture video in 1080p (at 30fps) full HD and the camcorder also features a slow-motion setting. Other features include face and smile detection, and continuous shooting.

Here’s a quick look at the specifications of HTC One S:

  • 4.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with a 540 x 960 pixel resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS and Wi-Fi (hot spot) + DLNA
  • GPS with A-GPS support for Google Maps and Locations
  • Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and USB 2.0 (Micro)
  • 8MP camera with LED flash and secondary camera up front
  • FM radio
  • 16GB internal memory
  • TV out via MHL

In July, Ausdroid had quoted HTC as saying, "We know HTC fans are excited to get their hands on Google's latest version of Android. At this point in time, we can confirm that we have plans to upgrade our HTC One X, HTC One XL and HTC One S to Jelly Bean. Please stay tuned for more updates regarding device upgrades, timing and other details about HTC and Jelly Bean".

Published Date: Sep 21, 2012 16:33 PM | Updated Date: Sep 21, 2012 16:33 PM