Android 4.1 update on ice over Jelly Bean emergency call bug

Jul 20, 2012
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Jelly Bean has hit a snag, with the first carrier roll-out of Android 4.1 being put on hold at the last minute by Vodafone Australia. The carrier's Nexus S had been expected to be updated to the latest version of Android this week, but Vodafone disappointed owners with the surprise news that the software was headed back to the labs for some final tweaking.

"We’ve just been advised that the roll-out the of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to Vodafone Australia customers has been delayed" the carrier wrote on its official blog. "At this stage, we don’t have any further information on when the roll-out will resume, but as soon as we do, we’ll let you know."

Vodafone Australia does not specify what, exactly, the cause of the delay might be. However, according to The Next Web, the Jelly Bean update was discovered to not be up to scratch with Australia's regulatory requirements for emergency calls.

Google has already begun rolling out OTA updates to Android 4.1 to Galaxy Nexus handsets, but Vodafone Australia's Galaxy S was to be the first carrier-modified device to get Jelly Bean. More on Jelly Bean in our full review.

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