I think the reason Xoom isn't getting android 4.2 is because Nvidia Tegra 2 is a dual core processor. BUT it's an extremely horrible one. Samsung's Tab 7.7 with the Exynos Dual Core ran Android 3.2 much much better than Xoom did.
AnonD-79293, 22 Nov 2012I completely agree that the Xoom could handle the update to 4.2 but unless they bring back fla... moreFlash is available on the Adobe website. Google archived flash versions and download the latest Android release. All that happened was Google stopped bundling it with the os and removed it from the Play Store. You can still install it manually with no problems.
I completely agree that the Xoom could handle the update to 4.2 but unless they bring back flash support I have no desire to get said update. I just want my flash back so all websites work. I have failed to achieve good results with other apps that are supposed to enable flash videos to run on the 4.1.2 update.
Running 4.1.2 (SlimBean) on my Galaxy S Vibrant (which has basically the same hardware as Nexus S), I have to say that this is the slickest and fastest ROM this device has seen to date, much faster than the official Froyo it got stuck with. If somebody thinks that it's too slow to run JB - well, it's definitely too slow to run anything older than JB then.
seriously there is no reason for moto xoom to not get such an update - all xoom processors and dual cores and 1 gb rams running under the hood , but its acceptable when it comes to nexus s though . but xoom tab not getting the updates means just pure marketing gimmick . motorola should do something about this cuz even most of the phones that comes today are dual cores and those run newer android versions just fine .
Quick Update: I am in USA and I ercieved my android 4.2 update on Galaxy Nexus....
I don't see why the Xoom could not received 4.2 if have 1Gb of RAM is Tegra2 Dual core and 4.1.2 run just fine
Mohammad, 15 Nov 2012I'm sure the i9000 came with 2.3.6 so has only had 2 major updatesWhen I bought my i9000, it was running Android 2.1 Eclair. That is a long stretch from 2.3.6 out of the box. It's a looooooooong stretch from 4.1.2 which you can get on there now.
Anonymous, 15 Nov 2012Indeed... My poor i9000 :(I already have Galaxy i9000 with Android 4.1.2 with CM10
i9000 still rocks !!!!!!
blab, 15 Nov 2012There goes dev support for i9000 as custom ROMs were from the nexus s. The i9000 started on ec... moreJust for arguments sake. I would say that the award for most supported, most versatile smartphone goes to the HTC HD2. From WinMo 6.5 to Windows Phone 7 to Android up to 4.1 that phone has seen almost anything that can be flashed.
I using a Nexus S stock JB 4.1.2, when heard this news feel sad. Seriously JB really eat alot ram make d device slow, when try to switch between apps. Cant blame Google stop update it, Google try their best updated it to JB. I have start searching a device to replace it. Nexus 4 seem is the best so far. Chill out all ......
There goes dev support for i9000 as custom ROMs were from the nexus s. The i9000 started on eclair,then froyo,GB,ICS,jb so so five major updates and its the end of the line best smartphone for rom support yet
Nexus S, 14 Nov 2012Looks like someone already ported 4.2 to the Nexus S..http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthre... moreXDA rules. They should be the ones responsible for releasing updates to phones.
MeeGo Takeover, 14 Nov 2012Sorry you're so misinformed but most of the stuff Android is doing now that you all seem to th... morelol yeah poor graphics bad ui bad integrations less and less! go troll out of here nobody minds the poor finnish jolla! it is nothing! go do a takeover with meego in your own dream land!
Anonymous, 14 Nov 2012guess what happened to iphone 4 after ios6 update? it became laggy as hell if it works, don... moreandroid fail. Google wants you to buy newer tablets. Awesome marketing tactic Google. Steal more money from your loyal customers.
sadly the new cammera and keyboard would be great,thanks to developers people can do the updates