Official Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean Update Rolls Out, First Stop Motherland

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The Jelly Bean update is spreading like an infection to other regions of the UK and Samsung have made updates to the online manual and it now has the firmware in it for the update. The update has also been spotted in Spain and Sweden too.

Samsung are very busy updating their range of Galaxy devices, however they still have time to five some consideration to some of their older devices. The latest on this is that the Samsung Galaxy S2 is to get the update to Jelly Bean 4.1.1 in Korea.

Samsung Ukraine did give dates of when the software would arrive for the Samsung Galaxy S2, along with the first Samsung Galaxy Note to be revealed, and now they have started to roll this out for the Samsung Galaxy S2 in Korea.

The Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update has been seen on some handsets already and now it looks as though an official release has begun for the Samsung Galaxy S2. This means that the device from 2011 will get a facelift and owners of the handset will have new and exciting features to play with.

The update is a large step up and it comes with Nature UX. This means that following the update the device will have the feel of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and it could be the last update that the handset will get.

New features for the Samsung Galaxy S2 include Google Now, Project Butter, which brings with it better performance, camera features that have been enhanced, a new lock screen, widgets, better notification bar, two modes for the home screen, plus much more.

The update will be available through KIES and you will need to have a battery that is fully charged before doing the update. Hopefully there will be some more regions receiving the update soon, with 3rd March being tipped in other areas.

Mike is the man who reviews gadgets that aren’t mainstream or products that can’t exactly be classified as consumer electronics e.g. portable talking toilets. It’s always interesting to read about the crazy products we have here in Asia that just don’t get as much publicity as they warrant.