Jul 2nd, 2013

HTC One rocks

Those of you with rooted HTC Ones have no doubt been running leaked builds of Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5 for weeks now. For everyone else, we have some good news. It looks like HTC has officially flipped the switch and is now pushing out the update to unlocked HTC Ones, starting in Taiwan.

At around 465MB, build 2.24.709.1 brings a handful of new enhancements and additions. You can see from the changelog posted the update prompt, users can now look forward to:

  • Android 4.2.2
  • Launcher bar enhancement
  • Widget panel rearrangement
  • New Lock screen style widget
  • Enhanced Home button behavior
  • Home button options added to make navigation menu bar removable
  • Show battery level in status bar
  • Quick settings panel: 12 default settings by new touch gesture
  • AE/AF lock feature: Lock Exposure/Focus on viewfinder screen

As well as:

  • Improved BlinkFeed
  • Stock HTC %battery
  • Stock HTC EQS
  • Long press home button works as menu
  • Possibility to remove all icons from the dock
  • Icons doesn’t disappear from the app drawer even if added to the dock
  • Audio improvements
  • Camera improvement
  • Thermal configuration improvements

You can expect rooted ROMs to flood XDA’s HTC One development section in the coming hours/days. No word on when we’ll see this on other devices. At the moment, it looks like this is Asia-only for now. We’ll keep you posted.

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