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HTC Rezound getting OTA update – still no Jelly Bean

Posted In News - By AndroidPress on Thursday, April 25th, 2013 With No Comments »

Owners of the popular HTC Rezound over on Verizon Wireless should be on the lookout for an update coming soon. The Rezound received a small update back in February that was titled as a “device enhancement” update, and today we’re getting another. Only we still won’t be running Android 4.1 (or 4.2) Jelly Bean on the handset. More details below.

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The last Rezound update was tiny coming in at 6MB, but this time around you can expect a slightly larger update to arrive. According to the Verizon support documents this will bring a variety of fixes and changes, as well as support for global roaming. Something we thought was arriving back in August of last year.

Again, this is not Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and sadly you’ll still be on 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich after the update. Which is surprising considering it comes in at roughly 207MB in size. Verizon is updating most of their bloatware apps, fixing a few issues, and improving performance. It’s said to improve video and Skype calling, improve overall device stability, LTE connection, and battery life. Then bug fixes as usual.

Sorry guys, this isn’t the latest Android we all were hoping for complete with Google Now and all those Jelly Bean treats, but it could be paving the way for that update to arrive soon(ish). The update was recently approved by Verizon so we should see it arrive on handsets in the next few days, most likely all weekend long. Start checking for updates!

Device Specifications and Information
Device Info
    Device Name : Rezound
    Manufactuer : HTC
    Carrier : Verizon
    Announced Date : September 16, 2011
    Release Date : November 14, 2011
    Also Known As :
Display
  • Screen Size : 4.3 Inch
  • Resolution : 720×1280
  • Screen Type : NA
Dimension & Weight
  • Height : NA
  • Width : NA
  • Depth : NA
  • Weight : NA
Battery & Power
    Battery Type:
  • Lithium Ion
  • Battery Capacity : 1620 mAh
  • Talk Time : NA
  • Stand By Time : NA
Software
    Android OS:
  • 2.3.x
    Audio Playback:
  • AAC
  • AAC+
  • AMR
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
    Video Playback:
  • h.263
  • h.264 / AVC
  • MPEG-4 (MP4)
    Messaging:
  • SMS
  • MMS
Hardware
    CPU : Snapdragon
    CPU Clock Speed : 1500 Mhz
    Core : 2
    Ram : 1024 MB
    Internal Storage : 16 GB
    Front Facing Camera :
    Camera Resolution : 8 MP
    External Storage:
  • MicroSD
  • MicroSDHC
    Camera Features:
  • Auto focus
  • Flash
  • 1080p Video Recording
    Sensors:
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Proximity
    QWERTY :
Cellular Network
    Network Technology:
  • CDMA
    CDMA Band:
  • 800
  • 1900
Device Connectivity
    Wi-Fi:
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
    Bluetooth:
  • Bluetooth 3.0
    Location Features:
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Cellular location
  • Wi-Fi location
    FM Radio :
    NFC :

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