Sprint announces Android 4.1 for HTC EVO 4G LTE

Sprint announces Android 4.1 for HTC EVO 4G LTE


It’s Jelly Bean day! Following Verizon’s lead, Sprint today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is available for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. Rolling out in stages over the next few weeks, it can also be downloaded via manual installation. Details include the standard fare of Android 4.1 goodies (Google Now, enhanced camera, rich notifications, etc) as well as some HTC-specific stuff and Sprint-branded features.

  • WiFi authentication Improvement
  • Personalized ringtones
  • Calendar event description hyperlinks and calendar reminder improvements
  • Addition of Sprint Connections Optimizer
  • Upgrade to Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) with HTC Sense 4+
    • Improved browser performance
    • Face Unlock improvement
    • Application improvements to YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Maps, and more
    • Improved camera including Auto Portrait and Sightseeing Mode capabilities
    • Improved gallery with ability to display photos and video albums according to when or where taken
    • Tap and Go function to connect the phone to select Beats Audio speakers
    • HTC Get Started support to allow device set up from a computer


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