Android 4.3 Jelly Bean spotted in the wild, expected next week

By Shawn Knight · 6 replies
May 8, 2013
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  1. The next version of Google’s mobile operating system is already in the wild according to a number of reports around the web. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean hasn’t been officially announced yet but is already being field tested – effectively pushing...

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  2. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    I knew this would happen. It was simply too early for Key Lime Pie. KLP will be out on the next Nexus, most likely announced in September or October.

    (Some rumor Motorola is up next for the Nexus flag.)

    I'm pretty sure this version of JB will have even more progress on Project Butter. The real question--seeing how the announcement is now inevitable--is, when will non-Nexus devices get it? I hope CM picks it up as as fast as they picked up 4.2.2, which was in less than a week of it being released.

    As for non-rooted phones, well... welcome to Android.
  3. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,040   +678

  4. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 781   +235

    Well Motorola is making the so called 'X Phone', which would probably be fairly close to stock android and should have some decent specs. We can only hope that it's not just a match for other current gen devices like the One/S4 and actually surpasses them in performance/abilities.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Oh well, I'll upgrade my Android phone when 'Custard Slice' gets released. That reminds me, it's almost dinner time.
  6. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,377   +286

    Looking forward to it, I have yet to root my S4 but will do it anyday soon. I wonder what they will call the next one though (from Jelly Bean to?)
  7. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,474   +126

    Then 6 out next year after the release of 5. They need to make sure they fix the glitches but they don't seem to be doing that.

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