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Samsung Galaxy Note closer to getting Jelly Bean update, manual posted officially

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Samsung Galaxy Note closer to getting Jelly Bean update, manual posted officially
The 5.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Note shocked us when it launched with such a huge screen in 2011, but while the original phablet was a beast at the time, it lacked the polish and smoothness of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Samsung however had promised it will actually bring the update to the device, and is now closer to delivering on its promise. Why? The company has published the manual for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on its official website and while that doesn’t necessarily mean the update is soon coming, it is a good hint at that.

Androird 4.1.2 is expected to arrive on 2011 devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note and the Samsung Galaxy S II in January to February.

source: Samsung via SamMobile

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posted on 28 Jan 2013, 04:36 2

1. cezarepc (Posts: 609; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


Man I still want to get one.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 05:12 2

2. Topcat488 (Posts: 1173; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


Can't wait man... My OG-Note is phat like a phablet should be (16:10)... Which is why i didn't upgrade (16:9)blah to the Note II, but can do almost the same... Note III, i hope you're PHAT also. :)

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 05:18 2

3. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


I also liked the note 1 more than the note 2 .
The note 1 felt special , the note 2 felt like a by product . Just a larger s3

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 14:49 1

10. phonemirer (Posts: 111; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


note 1 is also a a larger s2, and note 3 will be a larger s4, note series is a larger copy of the s series except s1
anyway, sony togari is gonna be the biggest, people often ask me if my note 1 fits in my pocket, answer is yes but it is sometimes awful to get it out of the pocket

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 01:14

12. jinxed (Posts: 107; Member since: 10 Jan 2013)


wad he meant was dat.. note had a totally diff design dan the s2.hence special... note 2 on d other hand shares d same design as s3

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 05:19

4. Chuck.Norris (unregistered)


Same here! I am running the leaked XLC, and it is fantastic, I can only imagine how much better they have made JB since, the only reason I think Samsung is holding back, is to get current note users to upgrade needlessly to the Note II, my 2 cents :-)

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 08:18

9. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


I'm running cm10 on my gs2 which is a lot Better than touchwiz nature

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 05:47

5. rkelly (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Sep 2012)


You know most people who say they settled for the original are people who couldn't get the next best thing. So they tell them self that it's better but we all know that's not true

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 06:53

6. Topcat488 (Posts: 1173; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


I live and work in Germany for 30yrs... I'm coming back home to the U.S.A. this year to BUY a townhouse (cash) and stay... I own a iphone 4 and the OG-Note, cos i didn't like the ip5 or the Note II... Will get Note III and iphone Math, so YOU are wrong. I saw you crying in court a while back, cos you pee pee on little girls, shame rkelly. hahaha

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 20:18

13. rkelly (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Sep 2012)


Lol you want to be a funny person. Well lets see l own a real house not a town shed. I also have galaxy s3, note2 , note 10.1 and more. And I also will get the note3 when it's release.oh yea if I wanted apple I could have that to. I just don't like worms funny Man

posted on 09 Feb 2013, 03:22

14. Topcat488 (Posts: 1173; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


I don't need a big house, i'm a single man now... Stayed in Germany to help raise my sons... You can talk all the s#%t you want... But my debts are 0, I learned to save, like a good German... Now lie and say you're debt free... pee pee man.

posted on 09 Feb 2013, 07:54

15. rkelly (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Sep 2012)


Sound like what you need is another woman. Since the one you had left you. Or Maybe it was man lol since you keep talking about getting peed on. Now I don't know about Germany but in America you will have debt I don't care how much money you have .Mr funny man

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:04 1

7. imsickwithsmartphone (Posts: 153; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


can't wait!!!

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:40 1

8. cR203 (Posts: 189; Member since: 27 Jan 2013)


I can't wait for the update. I'm still enjoying my note and jelly bean would make it even better.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 19:54

11. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 529; Member since: 20 May 2012)


If I hadn't dropped my beloved Note 1 in the bathtub while Web surfing I'd be looking forward to this. As such, I'm on a new Note 2 now over $500 later and an expensive lesson learned

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