HTC has started rolling out Android 4.3 update with new Sense 5.5 UI in some European countries earlier today. At the time of writing this report, the update was live in Nordic countries, Eastern Europe and Russia.

HTC One Dual

The update is 675MB in size, and it brings a host of changes and improvemnets to HTC One and is quite different in comparison to the Android 4.3 version released in US and Taiwan markets.

This update will be first released to unlocked HTC One units in European and Asian countries, where no Android 4.3 update has been rolled-out until now. Thereafter, HTC will be bringing Sense 5.5 UI update separately to the countries, which have already got Android 4.3 with Sense 5.0.

The new update is available over-the-air and bring following improvements to the phone:

System improvements:

  • Android 4.3 and HTC Sense 5.5 update
  • Video Highlights improvements

Updated interface:

  • Add soundtracks to videos

BlinkFeed improvements:

  • Access recommended news from your social network
  • Additional global news sources
  • Save articles to read later or offline
  • Create custom feeds from news media, Twitter and YouTube

Music improvements:

  • Updated interface
  • Embedded music channel with new scenes

Sense TV improvements:

  • Updated interface
  • Add My Picks Page to improve program management

Change-log of the Update