At last, the long awaited Jelly Bean for HTC One X, firmware number 3.14.707.24 is here! Mine available while checking software update on 27th November 2012. It is a massive update (364.56MB) that been talked about since few months ago, that comes with Google Now, Project Butter, few bugs fix, Android version 4.1.1 and HTC Sense 4+.
There is a small software update patch available on the same day (3:56am 27th November 2012), before the firmware 3.14.707.24 available, i just install it and 3.14.707.24 is then available. The small patch detail as below:
Name: Software Update
File Size: 1.25MB
I have it update by OTA using Wi-Fi on 4:00am, 27th November 2012. To update it manually, go to “Settings”–>”About”–>”Software updates”. Update Detail as below:
File Size: 364.56 MB
OTA Update Duration: 55 minutes (4MB Streamyx connection)
Previous System: 2.17.707.3
Current System: 3.14.707.24
According to the official, the system software update about:
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
HTC Sense 4+
Enhanced User Interfacewith better performance in Camera
New landing page and Event/Map view in Gallery
Power management improvement
Here are some noticeable improvements from my observation:
Google Now available through pressing “Home Button” for 2 seconds (update “Google search” from Play Store to use Google Now)
Project Butter makes the interface snappier than before, 60 fps deliver fluid experience
Notification enhancement, ex: thumbnail display, power saver
Few more apps pre-installed: Play Music, Music, HTC Media Link HD
app drawer enhancement, ex: numbers of new email received will display beside mail icon.
Minor tweak on HTC Camera user interface, ex: self portrait countdown
Customizable gallery views, ex: more location related, clouds integrated
Sightseeing mode – launch the camera app, press power button into stand-by mode, press power button again and it will by-pass lock screen and bring you to camera interface for immediate shooting.