Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean Update Now Being Tested
A few weeks ago, we were less than optimistic about the chances of the Samsung Galaxy S2 being compatible with the new Android platform, 4.1 Jelly Bean. That has certainly changed, as SamMobile reported that Samsung has just completed the first round of tests for Android 4.1.
According to the report, everything went smoothly – this may likely mean Galaxy S2 users will be getting Android’s new delicacy after all.
Meanwhile, Samsung is also working on the Jelly Bean upgrade for the Galaxy S3 – the progress of this update should be another gauge for the chances of Galaxy S2 users receiving a Jelly Bean update sooner or later. The Galaxy S3 is one of three devices that are tops on the priority list for a Jelly Bean update – also included are the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Motorola Xoom tablet.
Samsung has continued to stay relatively mum about the subject of Android 4.1 updates for either the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S3. Little over a week ago, Sammy had assured consumers that a list of devices upgradable to Jelly Bean will be released soon, but we haven’t gotten any solid confirmation aside from the three devices mentioned above.
As such, it may likely be some time before Galaxy S2 users can “level up” and upgrade their operating system to Jelly Bean.
The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean’s features are led off by the revolutionary Project Butter (increased display smoothness), Google Chrome as the default browser and the new Google Now search app.