Samsung Galaxy Note Jelly Bean update confirmed, but instead of buttery smooth Android you'd get... "Project Buffer"
0. phoneArena posted on 27 Dec 2012, 04:57
The Samsung Galaxy Note single-handedly created the phablet category, but the 5.3-inch device now looks a bit dated as it runs on Ice Cream Sandwich and not the latest Jelly Bean…
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1. MeoCao (unregistered) posted on 27 Dec 2012, 05:05 11 1
haha, as long as it's not project "Bugger" I guess Note owners will be happy
2. PackMan posted on 27 Dec 2012, 05:12 10 0
Maybe it has something to do with triple buffering.
3. redmd posted on 27 Dec 2012, 05:16 1 0
nice. hope it will be buttery smooth just like the note 2.
4. maryaaadil posted on 27 Dec 2012, 05:54 0 0
Already using JB on my note(leaked xxlsc)
Bored of using all these....
5. gazmatic posted on 27 Dec 2012, 06:04 3 11
People will still say "what lag"
Google, the company behind android has acknowledged that android lags... Fandroids however... Deny it like medicinal marijuana for cancer patients
7. MalakiMills posted on 27 Dec 2012, 06:39 2 0
Yes Google did acknowledge that android lagged, but that was the main purpose of Project Butter in the Jelly Bean update. It's triple buffers the GPU and allows the CPU and GPU run in sync as to keep at a constant 60 fps throughout the UI. Theoretically eliminating "Lag". I understand that this phone is on ICS and not using Project Butter, but the overall argument is now ineffective. P.s. Medicinal Marijuana for cancer patients is a great thing, it does not cure the cancer by any means, but it is a healthy alternative to battle nausea, lack of appetite, headaches and body pain, insomnia, and does not interfere with other medicines that the patient would be taking.
8. frydaexiii posted on 27 Dec 2012, 07:08 2 1
Yes, it lagged...in 2010, which is why Android OEMs kept upgrading the hardware until it was almost lag free. When Project Butter was introduced, it was aimed towards making the mid range and low end phones smooth and high ends more consistent. So now you can walk into a phone shop, buy any Jelly Bean running phone and rest assured it will be a smooth experience.
And by the way, fans of OSs that belong in 2007, shouldn't talk about the shortcomings of the future.
6. Insignificant posted on 27 Dec 2012, 06:07 2 1
It did not single-handedly create the phablet category. The Dell Streak was a phablet before. However, the Note did popularise it. Having said that, how many phablets are there? All the 5 inchers of next year are not phablets, they are phones. Phablets will be 6 inches+ next year.
9. g2a5b0e posted on 27 Dec 2012, 08:58 3 2
You're right on that, but I never actually heard anyone use the term "phablet" until the Note arrived.
12. Insignificant posted on 27 Dec 2012, 11:03 0 0
The term 'phablet' wasn't coined until after the streak, yes, but it was in that category regardless of what it was called at the time. And again, I said the Note popularised it. Business users found it useful, especially with the updates the Note 2 had, and now this will get.
15. g2a5b0e posted on 28 Dec 2012, 00:28 0 0
The category didn't exist at the time. It was just a big phone.
10. JGuinan007 posted on 27 Dec 2012, 09:59 0 0
Well that confirms the International Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 will be updated doesn't say when or if the carrier variants like the I717, or N7005 will or when they will get updated.
11. Zero0 posted on 27 Dec 2012, 11:00 0 0
I guess Project Buffer isn't entirely incorrect. One of the main aspects of Project Butter was to buffer the graphics, so there's that.
13. ncv144 posted on 27 Dec 2012, 12:26 0 0
And so the one that brought all the specs to the note save for screen size, the legendary SII is still in the dark...
14. easymomo posted on 27 Dec 2012, 13:05 0 0
Already using the leaked version. Please SS seed the official one.