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Sim-free Samsung Galaxy S II last to get Android 4.0 update in U.K.

Sim-free Samsung Galaxy S II last to get Android 4.0 update in U.K.
Simon Stanford is the VP of Samsung Telecommunications and Networks UK and Ireland. Simon says (see what we did there?) that the last group of Samsung Galaxy S II owners to receive the Android 4.0 update will be those rocking a model that is SIM-free. The Korean based manufacturer says it has to wait for all of the carriers to finish sending out updates so that Samsung can test the "blanket" release of Android 4.0. Stanford said, "As an open-market customer you will be on a variety of networks, so it's got to work on whichever network you have chosen."

"We're always desperate to get [updates] out as fast as we can, there's no reason for us not to. We don't like to have unhappy customers, it goes against everything that we do. We do take it very seriously. It's communication sometimes we need to work on - I accept that."-Simon Stanford
The Samsung executive admitted that his company could have done a better job with the update. Stanford agreed that communication between Samsung and its customers about the ICS update could have been handled better. Hopefully this will lead to a smoother process when the Samsung GALAXY Note gets updated to Android 4.0. While the update for the phablet has been delayed, Stanford says that once the process starts, rolling out the updates on different networks will be faster this time.

source: Pocketlint

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posted on 04 Apr 2012, 15:14 2

1. TROLL.ISAHA (banned) (Posts: 535; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


O noooooo.....
sim free should be first....

posted on 04 Apr 2012, 15:16

2. imkyle (Posts: 1023; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


At least he acknowledged that the communication could have been better. That's always a plus.

posted on 04 Apr 2012, 15:32 1

3. hunted (Posts: 352; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


jealous jealous jealous. Why everything comes late to us

posted on 04 Apr 2012, 17:22

4. sheepygalaxy (Posts: 68; Member since: 10 Mar 2012)


I still can't get.the update with o2 any one got any ideas

posted on 05 Apr 2012, 03:35

6. zemariaabreusantos (Posts: 6; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Go to xda learn how to do it with odin and do it :P

posted on 05 Apr 2012, 03:35

5. zemariaabreusantos (Posts: 6; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


I hope CM9 is ready before they release the update for sim free!

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