Week in Review @PocketDroid (04.03 – 10.03)


pocketdroid week in reviewAsus updated the Transformer Pad TF300 to Android 4.2 Jellybean:

Asus announces Android 4.2 upgrade availability OTA (over the air) in the US for Asus Transformer Pad TF300 tablets. This update brings lots of enhancements, bug fixes and faster browsing. The ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity, ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10, and ASUS MeMO Pad will also receive Android 4.2 JellyBean software update but from Q2, 2013.

Sony launched Xperia Tablet Z in Japan:

Sony’s newest tablet the Xperia Tablet Z SO-03 will go on sale as early as Friday, March 22nd in Japan vialocal carrier NTT Docomo. The slimmest Android tablet on the market will be available to consumers on pre-order starting March 9th. Its price  (LTE version) is expected to be around  $900 (¥85,470 JPY). Global release to follow

HTC One has launched in Taiwan:

HTC’s ‘chosen one’, the HTC One, apparently has just hit stores in Taiwan. It’s available from the four major telephone operators, starting at 19990 Thai Baht, or $669. That’s for the 16GB version, if you want more storage, you can get the 32GB or 64GB versions for 21900 TBH and 24900 TBH respectively, or $747 and $838.

Sony Xperia J got Android 4.1 Jellybean:

I have some good news for those who own a Sony Xperia J smartphone. A software update is now available for this phone and it is already rolling out over the air, but it could also be available via PC companion tool. The update brings Xperia J to firmware build 11.2.A0.21 and Android 4.1.2 which changes a lot of things on the phone.

Sprint LG Optimus G received Jellybean:

LG’s 2012 top smartphone is currently being upgraded to Android 4.1.2 on Sprint network. The update is already rolling out for a few days now as users report, however the Now Network didn’t issue any public change log the first couple of days but it’s now out. See the update log