Android 4.3 test firmware leaks for Galaxy Note II

Android 4.3 test firmware leaks for Galaxy Note II
As we know, Samsung is working hard on getting the Android 4.3 updates ready for its devices, not so much because it wants its users to have the newest available software, but rather so it can have more devices that are compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Gear, which requires the Bluetooth 4.0 LE updates that are in Android 4.3.

It looks like the update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II could be pretty close to ready, because a test version of the software has leaked out. The Android 4.3 firmware, version N7100XXUEMJ5 is a test version of the software that is expected to be ready to go soon. The Samsung Galaxy Note II and the Galaxy S III are planned to get the Android 4.3 update at some point in November. 

In addition to adding in the various features that exist in Android 4.3, this test firmware brings some UI elements and features that you would see in the Samsung Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy Note 3, including the tabbed settings UI, as well as Samsung Knox and Samsung Wallet. As always, this test firmware is only for those of you who know what you're doing. Don't mess with it if you don't know how to deal with download mode or recovery. 

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GALAXY Note II
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. oister85

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

go samsung you rock.

2. twens

Posts: 1155; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

A company with so many phones out there yet they try so hard to update most of their phones. This company really means business. No wonder their on top. Keep it up. Samsung customer care in Ghana my country is top notch. I returned my note 3 today after almost 2 weeks of use just because I wanted a white instead of black. I gave them some fake reasons about my phone being faulty. They just gave me a brand new one .No hustle at all.

3. tedkord

Posts: 17076; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Sounds like there was a little bit of hustle.

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Agree they are quite responsive to their customer. When i notice my gear watch has not display seconds require for pulse taking i wrote to them. They did reply instructing me on the alternative method like using the build in timer, works but not ideal. Two weeks later a watch face with seconds appear on their gear store along will a few other new watch faces. I using that watch face /w seconds displayed and are truly impress with their feedback system.

8. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Compare this with "worthless" support that SONY offers where no one knows what to do with ZL IR not working. On their message boards they have agreed but nothing after that. When it comes to support all they do is play "passing the buck" game.

4. boomboom

Posts: 53; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

when will the international version gt-i9500 get 4.3 update? i am in middle east uae

10. AwesomestMaximuss

Posts: 148; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

May be your area ll receive it in a few days..but most of the i9500 are already updated.Samsung started updating the international version since last week.

5. GoBears

Posts: 456; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

This is great news, that means us Verizon users should have it by next summer!

7. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

good one............. verizon sucks big time to update phones

9. GeekMovement unregistered

I hope the Note II gets the 4.4 kitkat update soon too.

12. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

On November 2014.

11. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1204; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

I am eagerly waiting for it with my T-Mobile Note 2... (Actually US and International Note2 has very small differences like LTE only)...

14. tezzly

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Tried on My At&t Galaxy Note 2. Everything is working! New Camera, Air View, Galaxy Gear, LTE, and Wifi. I don't know what is not working yet as I only had for 1 day 11/2/13... But I think they can release it soon at least the At&t one. If you wanted to see me try it. I have my install and trial on youtube and the user name is vrockly if you search it you actually see my trials and how I installed and rooted it on 4.3...

15. jenish1904

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 12, 2013

Hey i had installed this leaked firmware "N7100XXUEMJ5" in my note 2 in India via Odin. now am i able to get new official update from Samsung to my cell phone? Reply me if anybody knows it?

16. syed1968

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Galaxy Note II LTE GT- N7105 ..... Android Version.4.1.2...........Baseband Version.N7105BVDMF2.......... Can any body tell me when received kitkat update for this model in United Kingdom

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