Tuesday 8 January 2013

Samsung details Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update

Samsung has revealed the Android 4.1 update details for its 2011 flagship model Galaxy S II on its Korean website recently.  According to the company, as this update is bigger update, it would require re-partitioning of memory system, thus will only be available via Samsung Kies.

Originally released with Gingerbread on-board Galaxy S II has already been updated to Ice Cream Sandwich last year and the upcoming update will take the Android version to Jelly Bean.

Here is the change-log posted by Samsung Korea:

1. Platform upgrade Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ? Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Improved Home screens and improved scrolling performance (thanks to project Butter)
Improved usability for some applications
2. Preloaded applications

Add Help, Google+, Talk, Play Books, Play Movies

3. Newly added/improved functions

Add Easy mode, Block mode
Improved Camera functions: function like Pause while recording and more
Add Smart Stay
New functions like Pop-up play and more
Improved some functions & applications usability
There is still no word on the release date of the update.

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