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An HTC One smartphone is displayed in a mobile phone shop in Taipei April 8, 2013. (Credit: Reuters)Reuters

HTC officially confirmed that its premium smartphone Ones S will not receive any further Android updates.

The Taiwanese tech firm had earlier mentioned that the smartphone along with other handsets like HTC One X, HTC One X+ and HTC Butterfly will get the Sense 5 update. Now, the company seems to have turned down the decision to roll out the update to the HTC One S smartphone.

HTC France first confirmed the news about the software update to the One S smartphone on its Facebook page. In a reply to one of the users on Facebook, the company said that it will not be rolling out the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update or the new Sense 5 update for One S smartphone.

HTC later confirmed the news saying: "We can confirm that the HTC One S will not receive further Android OS updates and will remain on the current version of Android and HTC Sense. We realize this news will be met with disappointment by some, but our customers should feel confident that we have designed the HTC One S to be optimized with our amazing camera and audio experiences."

The HTC One S smartphone, which was launched a year ago, sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD screen powered by dual-core 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor and comes with 1GB RAM. It packs 16GB of internal storage and 8-megapixel camera auto focus camera and a VGA front-facing camera. It was launched with Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS and later on upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 4+. It packs a Li-Po 1650 mAh battery.