Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update: Samsung Galaxy S4 in Oct; S3, Note 2 in Nov, HTC One AT&T this week
HTC One owners on the AT&T network will finally be receiving the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update on October 8, 2013. The software update will begin rolling out as early as Tuesday. Update release dates for the HTC One device on T-Mobile and Verizon have not been revealed yet. So far, only Sprint has rolled out updates for the HTC One.
The next in line to receive the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update are Samsung's Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2.
According to Android Community, French carrier SFR recently posted a timetable detailing the software release dates for the devices. According to the timetable, the Samsung Galaxy S4 will receive the update in October, while the older devices such as the Galaxy Note 3 and Note 2 will receive it in November or December.
All software updates will be available over-the-air (OTA).
While Samsung Galaxy device owners await their updates to the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean software, Google is gearing up to launch the Android 4.4 Kit Kat mobile operating system pre-installed with the Nexus 5, expected to launch some time later this month.
Google only just released the Android 4.3 with the Nexus 7 in the summer. The new Android 4.4 KitKat is not expected to roll out to any other Samsung devices before the end of this year.