Recent news has many Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 owners disappointed, for it seems that Android 4.2.2 won't be landing on their handsets as soon as most had hoped. What does this mean for Samsung Galaxy S2 users? Sadly, it's bad news.
Owners of the original Samsung flagship that kickstarted it all, the Galaxy S2, on AT&T's network can finally grab themselves a much-wanted piece of software: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
It was not too long ago that we reported that the Samsung Galaxy S2 would be receiving Android 4.2.2 according to the insiders over at SamMobile, but there's some bad news to go along with that: it will be the last Android update the Galaxy S2 receives from Samsung.
It looks like owners of the older Samsung Galaxy S2 won't be completely left out of the loop, in the coming months. Samsung, well known for its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lineups, will apparently keep older flames alive through an Android 4.2.2 update.
Samsung is onto the Galaxy S4, but Galaxy S2 owners are still getting Jelly Bean love around the world. The latest lucky recipients are those with the carrier Orange around the world.
It's finally arrived. Galaxy S2 Skyrocket users on AT&T's network are finally receiving their servings of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
T-Mobile is now offering a update to Android Jelly Bean to its Galaxy S2 users.
Samsung has begun rolling out Android Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S2 in India.
AT&T has released a minor bug fix update for the Galaxy S2, not the full upgrade to Android 4.1.2 that many wish for.
Alltel is finally letting its Samsung Galaxy S2 users upgrade to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, but the update must be downloaded by a PC instead of over the air.
It seems that Canadians have once again gotten the jump on an Android update over those of us in the United States. The latest recipients of the Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean update seem to be those on the Rogers network.
Samsung is still in the process of rolling out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OTA to its Galaxy S2 handsets worldwide, but in the meantime in the Korean electronics manufacturer and current King of the Android market has released the Galaxy S2 Android 4.1 kernel source code so that open source developers can have their fun with it.
As the month of February wears on, more and more variants of Samsung's best-selling handset from 2011, the Galaxy S2, are receiving their fill of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The latest recipient happens to be the GT-I9100M commonly found in Canada.
While many consumers are looking forward to the slew of new high-end tech devices that will hit the market in 2013, there are still many out there with older, incredibly popular devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy S2. Good news for these owners is that Samsung hasn't left them to the dogs, and is updating the handset to Android 4.1.
Samsung Galaxy S2 owners everywhere have been denied their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for some time now, and it looks like the upgrade is hitting another international region in the initial phases of its rollout. The latest market to receive the Galaxy S2 update is now South Korea.