Ready for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update

You may be ready for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. But several top smartphone makers are yet to offer the update.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean was launched in July.

Several handset makers are skipping Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and moving to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is currently available on Nexus devices.

Select manufacturers have confirmed their Android 4.3 updates.

The number of smartphone and tablets which do not have current plans for an update is huge.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean features

Android 4.3 requires minor update compared to Android 4.1 and Android 4.2.

Ready for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update


Recently, HTC said the HTC One and the Droid DNA will be updating directly to Android 4.3 from Android 4.1 by the end of September.

The HTC One S, Droid Incredible 4G LTE and HTC EVO 4G LTE are yet to get both Android 4.2.2 and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates.


Samsung is planning to upgrade select Galaxy devices to Android 4.3. But there is confirming on the final date for the update.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 2 are expected to skip Android 4.2.2 in favor for an Android 4.3 update.


Sony is expected to offer the new version with its latest smartphones and tablet including the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia SP and the Xperia Z Ultra. However, there is no final confirmation on the release date.


LG is taking time to release Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. LG L2 will ship with Android 4.2.2, while the LG Optimus G runs Android 4.1. The Nexus 4 made by LG and runs Android 4.3.


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