The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean For The Samsung Galaxy S II Will Begin Rolling Out In February Beginning With Singapore

So for those of you wondering where in the world the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for your Samsung Galaxy S II device is, Samsung has an answer for you; Singapore. At least the update will start off in Singapore and then branch out to all the other countries later.

The update will also be a universal update, meaning it should be available for all variants of the device within the next month or so. So for all of you with AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile variants of the Samsung Galaxy S II, no worries, you’re going to be covered.

Here’s what you can expect from the Samsung Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update:

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

  • Improved Home screens and improved scrolling performance
  • 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

Singapore will receive the update starting in February, meaning we’re very close to receiving the official Samsung Galaxy S II updates over here in the states.

Are you a proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy S II? Will you be downloading the official Samsung Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update? Or have you already found peace with a custom rom?

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