HTC One Google Play Edition to receive Android 4.3 update ‘soon’
Google has announced Android 4.3 and is currently in the process of rolling out the update to its Nexus devices. While the HTC One Google Play Edition may be running stock(ish) Android, it’s upgrade will not be coming today. Google may be selling the phone to its customers directly through the Google Play store, but software updates will be pushed out to the phone from HTC.
Google did the Android 4.3 update for the HTC One Google Play Edition would be made available “soon” but they did not say when HTC received the final software build or how long the turnaround process is expected to take. Below are a few highlights from Android 4.3. Most of the changes are below the surface, but the latest version of Android does include quite a bit of optimization which should improve performance in the HTC One Google Play Edition. For more details on Android 4.3, check out the official page on Google’s developer website.
Android 4.3 highlights
- Faster, Smoother, More Responsive
- OpenGL ES 3.0 for High-Performance Graphics
- Enhanced Bluetooth Connectivity (Bluetooth 4.0)
- Support for Restricted Profiles
- Optimized Location and Sensor Capabilities
- New Media Capabilities