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    HTC: No Sense 5 / Android 4.2.2 updates for the One S


    HTC have just confirmed that the HTC One S will NOT be updated to Sense 5 or Android 4.2.2.

    A spokesperson provided the following quote...

    We can confirm that the HTC One S will not receive further Android OS updates and will remain on the current version of Android and HTC Sense. We realize this news will be met with disappointment by some, but our customers should feel confident that we have designed the HTC One S to be optimized with our amazing camera and audio experiences.

    Oh dear me HTC... Samsung are updating the Galaxy S II to 4.2.2 and the One S is done already? I know times are tight but this is definitely not good and will certainly give customers looking at HTC devices cause for concern for the future...

    Thoughts?

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    Idiots... FIRST!

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    too bad

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    Posted

    It can be upgraded to Android 4.2.2!!

    You just need to throw your HTC One S away and buy a Samsung lol

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    Posted

    Jokes on the users. Buying HTC devices is always a gamble these days..

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    Posted

    Meh, they will probably make a custom ROM with Sense 5, no biggie

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    I'm starting to put HTC out of my buying list... If I buy a One this month, probably won't get an update in a year timeline... Sorry HTC, been your fan, but nowadays... no, thanks... RIP HTC!

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    writing was on the wall for goodwill to HTC from it's customers when they did the same with the original Desire.

    Yes custom ROM's will be available with Sense 5 and 4.2.2 but thats not the point! Upgrade redundancy after nearly 18 months for a device is not good at all and could cause buyers to look elsewhere. Google editions of devices are looking increasingly more desirable (no pun intended)

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    This is why I now think it's much better to buy a cheap Chinese phone. It's less money to lose if you end up not getting any updates.

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    thats too bad and will only hurt htc. most people keep their phones for 2+ years and those same people have no idea how to (upgrade to a custom rom)

    just when I think I like htc again, they release a dev phone with s-lock and now this. 2 years of updates is too much to ask I guess.

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    i have a one s as a backup, and i never liked sense anyhow , thew dev community will keep it alive for those that use custom roms, those who do not are stuffed. i am guessing it is so they can make more money

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