Android 4.1 Jelly Bean coming to Samsung Galaxy SIII, SII

By Leeky
Jul 25, 2012
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  1. While it's no great surprise the new Samsung Galaxy SIII will receive an update to Google's latest Android mobile OS, rumors indicate there's a bit of news for those still using the previous generation Galaxy SII as well. According to Sammobile.com,……

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  2. soldier1969

    soldier1969 TechSpot Booster Posts: 244   +43

    The day is coming soon where the OS gets updated as frequently as the phones come out if not sooner. Youll be updating your phone with a new OS every couple of weeks if this keeps up.
  3. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,131   +171

    Works for me... don't mind incremental improvements. Just as long as they don't forget the major ones as well...
  4. I'm still waiting for Sprint to push ICS to my Epic 4G Touch.
  5. According to the Android developers forum, JB is supposed to have significantly lower latency than ICS so it has the potential to run significantly faster. Its also supposed to increase the number and variety of USB devices it can host. Given other changes too, I can't see why this is being labelled as incremental. Typical non-technical reporting if you ask me, by people who haven't done enough homework on Android. For example :

    http://developer.android.com/tools/adk/aoa2.html#audio-support

    http://createdigitalmusic.com/2012/...-and-what-it-means-plus-libpd-goodness-today/
  6. Emexrulsier

    Emexrulsier TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 201   +6

    In a way it is incremental otherwise we would be on android 5.x. Its just that changelog looks very appealing for this incremental patch.
  7. yowanvista

    yowanvista Newcomer, in training Posts: 82

    There is a fully functional CM10 port for the SGSII.
  8. Jibberish18

    Jibberish18 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 431   +8

    In what dreamland are you living?
  9. SalaSSin

    SalaSSin TechSpot Member Posts: 90   +28

    Hmmz,

    I only got the official ICS upgrade for my SII last week via Kies...

    Guessing I'm going to have to wait until 2013 until JB arrives on my phone...
  10. kissx

    kissx TechSpot Member Posts: 37

    I also got ics update on my galaxy s2 att about 3 weeks ago. I will probably have a new phone before jelly bean will be out for it.I like how att make sure the update works fine.


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