HTC explains how an Android update come to you




Smartphone manufacturer HTC has even bothered to learn about the mechanics that at one Android update to come to fruition. It’s not like that HTC pushes a button and the update will be rolled out directly to all devices. There are several things to consider and sometimes are not necessarily the manufacturer’s fault that the user of an Android device must wait so long for the update.

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HTC has created to visualize a huge infographic that shows step by step how to run evalution, Development, Integration, and Certfication Push-to-consumer. HTC explains this to the three classes of devices that you have currently in store, here there once the developers devices that Google Play Edition and the contract devices that belong in this country to the most common class.

This explains HTC that you get a PDK (Platform Develepment Kit) only once in advance from Google. After the announcement of the Android source code then go to the chipset manufacturer, which then in turn decide whether the new version of Android is supported. If this is the case, then go appropriate drivers and enhancements to HTC, which then their own (often unpleasant) software must adapt.

Finally worked out together with any mobile operator, like this its apps, services and Co best married with the new system. After final testing, the new version is then delivered to the mobile operators, the conclusion also is testing again. Nice story that probably is not completely showing how it looks in real life, timing is missing a bit – would be exciting to see where the most time is wasted – on the graph, it is certainly the mobile operators.

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