Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Ever since the Jelly Bean version of Android mobile OS is announced everyone, who have tasted the Ice Cream Sandwich, have been waiting to get the taste of the Jelly Bean on their Android phone. The good news is that Samsung has started rolling out the Jelly Bean upgrade for their flagship phone Galaxy S III and HTC is also going to roll out the upgrade for their flagship device One X soon.

SamMobile yesterday reported that users in Europe (Poland) are receiving the Jelly Bean update on their Galaxy S III smartphone. The update is available over-the-air and via Kies. SamMobile also reports that Samsung is not going to release the Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update for more countries this month. The update brings enhanced performance and smoother transitioning via the Project Butter, new notifications bar, Google Now, resizable Pop-up-Play screen and reorganized settings menu.

Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy S III

We have also received reports that HTC is also going to start the roll out of the Jelly Bean update for their One X Android smartphone in October. No word yet on when the JB update will be released for the One S. According to Android Community, HTC is planning to complete the roll-out of JB update for their latest Android handsets by Christmas this year. It is also reported that the upcoming HTC One X+ will ship with the Jelly Bean version. So, October is the month when we will get to see the major update releases among Android phones.

Verizon’s version of Galaxy Nexus has also started receiving the Jelly Bean update last week. So, if you own Verizon’s version of Galaxy Nexus and haven’t received the update yet, then go Settings > About Phone and check for the software updates manually.