Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th May 2013 17:03 UTC
Google The big Google I/O keynote is still going on, but one piece of news deserves its own news item: Google just announced the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition. This is a Galaxy S4 with completely stock Android, the same you'd find on a Nexus 4. The bootloader is unlocked, it is carrier unlocked, and will receive update straight from Google. It'll be available from Google Play 26 June. Now - let's hope this comes to all popular Android phones. I'm throwing money at my screen for an HTC One Google Edition.
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by kaiwai on Wed 15th May 2013 23:49 UTC
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The bootloader is unlocked, it is carrier unlocked, and will receive update straight from Google.


The way updates should have been done from day one - both Samsung and HTC have done a horrible job when it comes to supporting their customers long term thus giving me a bad taste in my mouth after using a Samsung Galaxy SIII.

It'll be available from Google Play 26 June. Now - let's hope this comes to all popular Android phones.


Lets hope that Google recognise that there are people out side of the USA and other major countries who are interested - hint, hint, we in NZ have money and able to buy your products if you actually allowed us to buy them directly from Google.

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