By Alexandra Burlacu | Oct 12, 2013 11:55 AM EDT
HTC One owners on T-Mobile are in for some good news, as the carrier will start rolling out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean software update next week.
The HTC One is a beautiful smartphone with a stylish metal design and top-notch specs on board, and is considered one of the best Android smartphones one could currently own. HTC gave the Samsung Galaxy S4 a run for its money with its latest flagship, but the slightly older Android version was a drawback for some consumers.
The company launched its HTC One flagship with Android 4.1 on board and rolled out updates to Android 4.2 only in select regions. HTC then announced that it would skip the Android 4.2 step and bump the smartphone's software straight to the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in the U.S.
HTC President Jason Mackenzie has offered regular updates regarding the rollout schedule, and so far everything was right on track. Sprint was the first to roll out the update earlier this month, followed by AT&T and now it's T-Mobile's turn to make the move. Mackenzie had previously said that AT&T and T-Mobile would roll out the update in mid-October.
According to a new tweet from Mackenzie, the T-Mobile Android 4.3 Jelly Bean software update for the HTC One is right on track, which means it should start rolling out next week.
"Just a heads up that we are still on track (barring some last second issue) to update your T-Mobile One with 4.3 by mid next week," tweeted Mackenzie on Saturday, Oct. 12.
With Sprint and AT&T updates already out there and T-Mobile set to start updating its HTC One in a few days, Verizon will be the last one to offer the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade.
That shouldn't come as much of a surprise, however, as Verizon has a very rigorous testing process and is always delivering updates later than the other carriers. HTC promised that Verizon customers will get a taste of the latest Jelly Bean version by the end of the month, and so far the company has kept its word.
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