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Samsung starts Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S II GT-I9100P

Samsung Galaxy S II, the 4.3-inch flagship launched by Samsung back in 2011, is getting its taste of Jelly Bean. Galaxy S II is the best-selling Android device of 2011 and has a very large user base that’s why Samsung keeps on updating this device with all the new Android versions as they want to provide the Galaxy S II users with their best support experience.

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The update has started arriving to the GT-I9100P model of the Galaxy S II, based on the Samsung Exynos 4210. Earlier, in March, Samsung started updating the GT-I9100G version of the S II, the one with a Texas Instruments chip. In the history of software updates, the new Jelly Bean update by Samsung to the Galaxy S II is by far the most major update given to a smartphone yet. Keep in mind that Galaxy S II launched with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and now it will be getting the same OS as the  Galaxy S III.

Here is a quick list of the new features

– Buttery Smooth Performance & Great Stability (Thanks to Project Butter)
– Full User Interface Revamp (Same UI as of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II)
– TouchWiz Nature UX
– Samsung’s S Cloud services
– Improved Camera features
– New Lockscreen With Many Customization Options
– New Features like Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play
– New Widgets (From Galaxy S III)
– 2 Home screen modes
– New Notification bar With More Notification Toggles
– Google Now

You can update your Galaxy S II (GT-I9100P) through Samsung KIES or via OTA. Make sure you fully charge your device’s battery before upgrading as the update is quite big.

Official Firmware Details:
Android Version: 4.1.2 – Build JZO54K
PDA: I9100PXXLSK
CSC: I9100PTIMLSK
MODEM: I9100PXXLS8

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Samsung Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update details

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Galaxy S II users: are you excited about the Jelly Bean update? Samsung has kept its promise from last year and has now revealed details regarding the Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update. A release date has not been given, but we know the update will initially be available for all three local South Korean carriers. The update will reduce internal memory from 12GB to 11GB and the reduced 1GB memory part will be used for system partition.

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Samsung Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update detailed

 

Major Changes in the new Software Upgrade

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
  • Add Google+
  • Add +Talk
  • Add Play Book
  • Add Play Movie

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

With such details available we can only expect the update to get its release in the coming week or so. Naturally, we’ll let you know once it starts seeding.

Source : sammobile