Samsung outlines Android 4.1 update for 15 Galaxy models

Samsung outlines Android 4.1 update for 15 Galaxy models

Samsung has started to deploy the Android 4.1 update to the Galaxy S III and promises it will be coming to more than a dozen other models.  In a statement emailed to The Verge, Samsung advises that there are multiple devices expected to see Jelly Bean, including tablets and phones.

Poland’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S III is the first to receive its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update with other markets getting their own releases in the coming weeks and months.  As is the case with nearly every update, timing depends on countries and carriers.

According to The Verge, the update will also include some Samsung-specific features, including improved ‘Pop up play’ functionality, a new ‘Easy Mode’, and a ‘blocking mode’.

Samsung phones officially expected to see Android 4.1 Jelly Bean:

  • Galaxy S II
  • Galaxy Note
  • Galaxy S Advance
  • Galaxy S II LTE
  • Galaxy Chat
  • Galaxy Ace 2
  • Galaxy Beam
  • Galaxy Ace Plus
  • Galaxy Mini 2
  • Galaxy S Duos

Samsung tablets officially expected to see Android 4.1 Jelly Bean:

  • Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
  • Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus
  • Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
  • Galaxy Note 10.1

There’s also a device listed under the name of Galaxy Music however it’s not clear as to what this refers to.  The Verge has reached out to Samsung for clarification but has yet to hear back.


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  1. Tecnodroid
    September 24, 11:32 Reply

    I’m here just waiting for the Brazilian updates.

  2. Flytouch 7
    October 10, 02:00 Reply

    Disappointing. The 7.7 was the first android tablet that wasn’t obsolete at the time of release. But then the Nexus 7 came and made it join the rest.

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