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If rumors are to be believed, HTC might follow Samsung’s footsteps and release a new version of the One running on stock Android. Though HTC is all tight lipped about the news, Cnet has noticed an HTC developer claiming through his tweets that the company will unveil the Google edition of its flagship smartphone soon. Also Read - Can HTC go One better?
Last week Google unveiled its own edition of Samsung Galaxy S 4 running the stock Android, to discard off Samsung s TouchWiz interface and let users customize the Android interface, though the hardware remained unchanged. Apart from running stock Android that would ensure timely Android updates, the Galaxy S 4 stock Android variant also has an unlocked bootloader for users to tinker with the phone.
The HTC One has been getting rave reviews for its tough yet beautiful metallic frame, Ultrapixel camera technology, new feature additions and impressive performance. If the same happens with HTC One, it will shed off the skin deep feature additions, extra applications including Blink Feeds and more along with HTC Sense skin in order to offer the very basic Android software.