HTC Seeds Android 4.3 (2.12.401.1) with Sense 5.5 for One Mini [OTA Link]

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By Sarmistha Acharya | December 16, 2013 6:44 PM EST

HTC has started seeding Android 4.3 Jelly Bean software update for the One Mini which runs Android 4.2.2 out of box.

In October, the company released Android 4.3 over-the-air (OTA) update with Sense 5.5 for the international variant of HTC One. The update enabled users to disable BlinFeed. Now a similar software update is rolling out for the compact version of the handset. 

With base firmware 2.12.401.1, the Android 4.3 firmware build, weighs 630.55MB for the HTC One Mini. It brings several notable enhancements and features and addresses bug issues. It also adds Sense v5.5, which was introduced in the large-screen smartphone, HTC One Max. It brings multitasking UI improvements, an updated interface to the video highlights feature and improvements to the media player. The new stock firmware also enables users to disable BlinkFeed.

Android 4.3 features and changes  

System improvements

Android 4.3 and HTC Sense 5.5 update

Video Highlights improvements

Updated interface

Add soundtrack to videos

BlinkFeed improvements

Access recommended news from your social networks

 Additional global news sources

Save articles to read later offline

Create custom feeds from news sources including Twitter, YouTube and RSS

Music improvements

Updated interface

Embedded music channel with new scenes 

As the update is rolling out in phases, all the One Mini units will not have access to the update at the moment, reports XDA. Only European users have confirmed the update at present. However, it is expected to become available to all users soon.  

To check for the OTA update navigate to, Settings>> About phone>> Software Update>> Check now.

Those who have not received the OTA notification yet and cannot wait for it to reach their region, junior XDA member, vrvr has shared the OTA download link and a system dump of the update for HTC One Mini.

Download links:

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OTA update for HTC One Mini

Android 4.3 system dump

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