Samsung Android handsets to be first to U.S. carriers with OTA upgrade to Gingerbread?
0. phoneArena posted on 19 Mar 2011, 00:54
Samsung's Romanian Facebook page announced that the Korean manufacturer would soon update its international version of the Galaxy S to Gingerbread; this sounds quite plausible considering that the Galaxy S is similar in hardware to the Nexus S which came with Android 2.3 out of the box...
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8. AndroidTroll posted on 19 Mar 2011, 14:07 0 0
True don't believe anything Sammy says. He is one lying mofo! htc ftw!
2. BobbyTaba posted on 19 Mar 2011, 01:21 1 1
i WONDER IF THIS WILL MAKE UP FOR BEING LATE ON FROYO. IM WRITING IN CAPS SO YOU SHOULD BE SCREAMING WHEN UR READING THIS
4. ralphyd (unregistered) posted on 19 Mar 2011, 07:52 0 1
It would make sense since they made the nexus s, but samsung is horrible when it comes to updates so I still dont believe it. It is the number one reason why I will never buy a samsung phone. It's absolutely pathetic that some of their galaxy s variants don't have froyo yet.
5. remixfa posted on 19 Mar 2011, 09:02 5 0
they all have froyo, its called XDA. you know it literally takes less than 5 minutes to root a galaxyS phone and stick a rom on it? One click root.. for real. Hell, they work better than sammy Roms anyways, so not doing it is pure laziness.
6. networkdood posted on 19 Mar 2011, 10:37 3 0
I did the official 2.2 and went back to a different ROM that was faster and overall better. I have had FLASH PLAYER working on my phone for many months now - free wifi-tethering and pseudo 4G up and down load speeds make me a happy cappy user :-)
14. Larry Wilson (unregistered) posted on 20 Mar 2011, 22:51 0 0
True, but some of us don't want to void our warranties in the process. Besides, this is Samsung should have already done, and AFAIC, going to xda and getting it there and rooting your phone yourself isn't going to force Samsung to straighten up and fly right, and that's what really needs to happen.
They may have sold ten million Galaxy S's, but I highly doubt the Galaxy S II will reach those heights, thanks to their all but complete incompetence with the original.
In short, Samsung needs to be held legally and/or financially accountable for their idiocy.
7. qwertu (unregistered) posted on 19 Mar 2011, 12:41 2 0
so lemme get this straight, samsung is gonna do an update?
9. jayme posted on 19 Mar 2011, 14:46 0 0
??????? well I guess if youre gonna do it, do it right. Oh its Samsung!?! nevermind. If it happens.......
11. CRICKETownz posted on 19 Mar 2011, 22:32 0 0
it makes sense...what would be the point of going to Froyo at this point when Gingerbread is on the verge. Good ol' Sammie
13. jtalker1965 posted on 20 Mar 2011, 12:22 0 0
really? really? To bad there other phones can't get up dated on freaking time.