Galaxy Nexus getting Android 4.2 over the air, Google makes direct download available

Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean

Today’s the day the Nexus 4 goes on sale, but if you’re a Galaxy Nexus owner not quite ready to upgrade to Google’s latest flagship phone, don’t worry — there’s still something to look forward to. We’re seeing evidence and tips of an over-the-air rollout of Android 4.2 for the Galaxy Nexus, although it appears to be limited to certain users of a certain variant: the unlocked HSPA+ model that was made available through the Google Play Store earlier this year.

However, Phandroid points out that if you’re comfortable with flashing a ROM yourself, you can download the necessary files from Google right now. We’ve contacted Google for comment on when the latest version of Jelly Bean will be made available to other Galaxy Nexus handsets, but…

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