Wi-Fi-only Motorola Xoom tablets in the US are now being updated to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

After the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the Samsung Nexus S, the Motorola Xoom is the next in line to receive an update to Android Jelly Bean. There’s a catch, however. See, Wi-Fi-only Motorola Xoom tablets sold in the US are the only ones that are ‘Google Experience’ devices. Thus, Google is responsible for the software pushed to those tablets. All the other Xooms get their wares from Motorola, which is why they usually receive updates many months after the US-based Wi-Fi-only units. Odd, but that’s the way things are.

So if you’re in the US and have a Wi-Fi-only Motorola Xoom, you should know that Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean  (build JRO03H) is on its way to you as you read this. You’ll obviously be notified when it arrives. If you’re impatient, you can always use the Settings menu to force an update check – maybe it’s already waiting for you.

If you have any other Xoom though, there’s no reason to get excited. Your device’s update to Jelly Bean (if it will ever come) will be late as usual. Now that Motorola is owned by Google, this just doesn’t make any sense anymore.

Via Android Central

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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