A couple of hours ago, Verizon has published the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update docs on its support website for the Motorola Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD handsets. The carrier has approved the update as build 9.1.41.XT926. Verizon has also confirmed via its Twitter account that the Jelly Bean will begin roll out next week for the Droid RAZR HD and HD MAXX handsets.
Android 4.1 update will carry the new features including actionable notifications, improved voice search, Jelly Bean’s improved keyboard, better Voice Search, Project Butter, widgets that automatically re-size, an improved user interface that is faster and smoother than the previous one, and some more additional enhancements. Users also get access to Google Now.
Verizon has also implemented some changes to the Android 4.1 build. It will bring the improved voice and data connectivity, improved Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Mobile Hotspot connectivity, improved user experience in the calendar, and Back Up Assistant, addition of Amazon apps. The carrier has removed Verizon Video and Color application, but added in the suite of Amazon apps.
The Droid RAZR handsets have shipped with Ice Cream Sandwich preinstalled, and the manufacturer has promised to provide the Jelly Bean update by the end of this year. They’ve also offered a $100 credit for the RAZR HD/HD MAXX owners if they wouldn’t keep their promise. Earlier this month, the Jelly Bean update was made available for the Droid RAZR M handset as build 98.12.4.
Both these devices sport same hardware, including a 4.7-inch HD display, 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB RAM, 4G LTE capability, 8MP camera and more. But, the Droid RAZR MAXX HD has got amore powerful battery than the RAZR HD.
The approved Jelly Bean first goes out to initial testers in the coming days and then it pushes out to the masses. Owners of the Droid RAZR HD and MAXX HD should expect the update to roll out in the next week, as indicated by the carrier. You can find more details on Jelly Bean here on this page.