The rest of HTC's One devices and other "select devices" will be upgraded "shortly thereafter," the company said.
"HTC is excited about the new features in the Android L release and we can't wait to share them with our customers," the statement read. "We are committed to updating our flagship HTC One family as fast as possible as part of our HTC Advantage program."
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Hold your horses
That time frame should sound really good to HTC users, but don't expect to see Android L on HTC flagships before the fall.
An HTC spokesperson emphasized that "the clock starts after HTC receives full code from Google, not today or tomorrow morning when the Developer Preview goes live. We don't know precisely when we'll get full code from Google, but wanted to make sure you're aware of our commitment!"
Android L is a major Android overhaul that includes everything from UI tweaks to a new notifications system.
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