Android 4.3.1 Update For LTE Nexus 7 (2013) Now Available To Download

Google in its own way seeding a new Android version update for their Nexus devices, which receives the version number to 4.3.1. The first to get this update would be the LTE variant of the new Nexus 7 (2013) model. Now, it seems like not only there is an Android 4.3.1 build in existence, but it’s pretty polished enough that it has already started rolling out to customers over the air.

The update weighs 16.6MB, brings the Nexus 7 LTE up to Android 4.3.1 with a build JLS36I. Right now at this moment, we got no idea about what actual changes are made in this build. Pointing to the previous releases, this update would be a minor bug-fixer.


The roll out started via OTA update, when users sporting LTE version of the Nexus 7 – the greatest and latest Android tablet from ASUS and branded by Google spotted the 4.3.1 system update being pushed to their 2013 Nexus 7 tablets. Means, for the second iteration of the original Nexus revealed in 2012. The build number for the 4.3.1 JB update shows, applies specifically to the 2013 Nexus 7 codenamed deb and razorg.

In fact we got no other information about what the new build actually contains in terms of differences from the original Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, nor any associated change logs though. Surely believed that the 4.3.1 is packing any new few features or just fixes and improvements. In fact in the past Google have patched 4.3 several times saince its public availability, but build JLS36I is the first one to increment the Android version by a sub-decimal point and push it to 4.3.1.

About the update for LTE version of Nexus 7 – comes packed with a radio, which stays at version DEB-G00_2.25.1_0802, similar to Android 4.3. The upgrade itself measures at mere 9.42MB in size, which hardly believed that with such size would bring any new stuff within?

The update gradually rolling out to all regions where an LTE Nexus 7 is being used, initially were the French and the Japanese receives it specifically. Starting this morning, English-speaking regions also getting Android 4.3.1 update notifications on their 2013 Nexus 7.

Note: Google is already planning to introduce the world with the latest candy version of mobile operating system – the Android 4.4 KitKat, and now ahead of the newer unveil, rolled out Android 4.3.1 update to LTE Nexus 7 (2013) variants.

Stay tuned to Grabi, to get more and accurate details about what actually changed in the 4.3.1, and information on or if other devices receive Android Jelly Bean 4.3.1 update.