Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX Jelly Bean Update; Verizon Devices Begin Upgrade in Phases [VIDEO]
Verizon officially started to roll out the Android Jelly Bean 4.1 upgrade for the Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX devices.
Motorola announced the news on March 7 on the company's website, stating that the update would be released in phases.
The update will be available for Motorola users "Over-the-Air" with a message that should pop up for users starting this week depending on which phase that device is listed under. Droid owners can also conduct a manual installation instead of waiting for the "Over-the-Air" message with a guide provided by The International Business Times to help with the update.
To check if the upgrade is currently available users can go to Settings, then About Phone, and look in System Updates to see if Jelly Bean 4.1 is available. Users will be able to have a completely different experience compared to the previous BLUR software.
People about to upgrade to the new operating system should know that it requires a large amount of disk space and RAM, according to Android Geeks. The 338 MB update provides users with the features of Android Jelly Bean along with an enhanced notification system, Google Now and Google Chrome.
Motorola's Droid RAZR is Android phone with 4G LTE that sports a large HD screen, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and a front-facing camera 8-megapixel camera. The device also features a lighter and thinner frame than the MAXX.
This Droid RAZR MAXX features a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, front-facing camera, 8-megapixel main camera and 1080p HD video capture. It also comes with a larger battery than the Droid RAZR and supports 4G LTE service, according to CNET.
The Jelly Bean update is slowing being phased in and users that are eager to grab a Droid RAZR MAXX HD 4G Android smartphone can do so for only $99 with a contract through the Amazon Wireless online smartphone store, according to MobileBloom.