D1 summit brought much needed android updates especially the “Nexus Experience” editions and yes, as committed by Sundar Pichai about June 26th release, the above said editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One are now available through Google Play.Both of these run completely stock version of Android and will be updated directly by Google. Be assured, you will not find HTC’s sense and Samsung’s TouchWiz on either of the phone.
With plans of shipment in July, the HTC one is available for $599 while Samsung Galaxy S4 is priced at $649 and both of them have no contract through carrier. Interestingly, both these devices are Sim and bootloader unlocked, having HSPA+ and LTE support on AT&T and T-Mobile network, so you can expect them to be ‘Hacker-friendly’.
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