As always happens when Google lifts the lid on the latest version of its thriving OS, we’re hearing thousands of Androidians screaming: “WAH, when will I get it?!”
Well, what could be better than actual news, than the vague news that there might be specific news soon - from HTC and Samsung? It’s official statement time, baby.
We already know that Samsung has promised Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) for the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S, with an ETA of mid-July.
Sammo tells Pocketnow it will “soon announce which additional devices are eligible for the Jelly Bean update.” Front runners include the Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Galaxy Note.
As for HTC, it says: “We are excited about Android Jelly Bean and are planning to support it across a variety of our devices. We are reviewing the software to determine our upgrade plans and schedule, so please stay tuned for more updates on specific device upgrade plans.”
While Google excitedly talked up the various new features in Jelly Bean, we can imagine manufacturers burying their faces in their hands. According to Android Developers, as of June 1, an estimated 7.1% of devices were rocking the latest version - Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).