The HTC One S left behind

Is there a room for a One in the heart, or rather HTC technical teams? Its One S, very good mid-range launched in 2012 alongside the One X, will never have the right to migrate to Android 4.2.2.

Last night, good news for those who would have liked to be equipped with a One S, this smartphone originally released under Ice Cream Sandwich and whose finish as the hardware had convinced us. The terminal sales force, increased to € 199 in black or gray versions (see RueDuCommerce). But we learned at the same time he would not go further than Jelly Bean 4.1.1.

This is a press release that HTC has informed the news: “We can confirm that the HTC One S will no longer receive updates to Android or HTC Sense. We recognize that this new disappoint some, but our customers have to trust us on that we designed the HTC One S to be optimized with our fantastic camera and audio experience. “Woe to those who have preferred this terminal at size 4.3 inches to its big brother, the One X and its Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor 1.5GHz … Spring 2012: Android 4.1.1 represents its Last update.

Between suspicions of planned obsolescence that surround any manufacturer in the field of electronics, but also means clearly dedicated to One in 2013, HTC seems to seek to turn the page on its delicate 2012, and to double our efforts on his famous One. Which, like the Galaxy S4 he picks on her flowerbeds, now offers a Google Edition.

As mobile users already own a One S, they obviously still the possibility to improve their user experience by using various ROMs compatible with the terminal. We can only refer you to the topics of our forum dedicated to the HTC One S!