The Galaxy Nexus Finally Gets Android 4.2.2 On Verizon


Verizon Wireless has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will finally get Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, more than a month after it was released by Google. The software update will be pushed to Verizon customers in different phases; read on to find out how it’ll work.

Verizon posted an official announcement on their website to inform Galaxy Nexus owners that they will be able to update to Android 4.2.2. You can read it below:

The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung will be updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The software will be pushed to Verizon Wireless customers in phases starting March 19.

The software includes new camera features such as photosphere to take 360 degree panoramic pictures that can easily be shared with friends. The camera app also has new tools to add filters and borders, further customizing pictures.

Additionally, an all new Gesture Keyboard is available, allowing users to slide their finger from letter to letter to type a word. Other enhancements include allowing users to place widgets on the lock screen for easier access to popular apps such as Calendar, Gmail and Clock.

Be sure to take into account the line that states ” The software will be pushed to Verizon Wireless customers in phases,” so if you are not one of the first to get this update, keep an eye out as it will be arriving soon.