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Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update released

The Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean 4.1.2 upgrade will soon be available to UK customers, ahead of the delayed February release announced by Samsung.

News came that the Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean 4.1.2 upgrade was rolling out in Spain on Wednesday, but reports suggests that the upgraded Android OS started reaching unlocked UK handsets yesterday.

An unofficial Samsung blog,, proven to be consistently reputable, confirmed that the Jelly Bean 4.1 update is now available in China and Spain, with other countries to receive the OS update imminently.

The Android Jelly Bean OS was announced in June last year, first reaching Google Nexus products such as the Nexus 7.

Google also introduced further iterations of the Jelly Bean OS before the majority of devices received Jelly Bean 4.1. The Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet came out in November with Android 4.2.

Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Upgrade Features

Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean 4.1.2 upgrade will provide users with a host of all new features to bring a new lease of life to the now 2-year-old handset.

Favourites like Google Now and Project Butter feature, as well as Samsung’s ‘Pop up Play’ feature that allows users to watch a video whilst using other apps.

The Nature UI theme will now adorn your Samsung Galaxy S2, as well as new Samsung Galaxy S3 user interface features including the Samsung SmartStay. This keeps the display active as long as the user is looking at it, using the front camera.

Unfortunately, the Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean 4.1 upgrade will not include the Samsung Photosphere app. This creates bigger and better panoramic photographs by allowing the user to take a picture of an entire view – left to right and up and down motions – rather than the usual one-line shots.

Will you upgrade your Samsung Galaxy S2 to the Jelly Bean 4.1 OS? Do you think the update will expand the shelf-life of the Samsung Galaxy S2? Let us know in the comments below.

Via: SamMobile

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