Jelly Bean 4.2.1 leaks for OG Samsung GALAXY Note

Jelly Bean 4.2.1 leaks for OG Samsung GALAXY Note
Android 4.2.1 leaks for the Samsung GALAXY Note

Android 4.2.1 leaks for the Samsung GALAXY Note

Just because the Samsung GALAXY Note II just about out specs the original in every way doesn't mean that no one loves the poor Samsung GALAXY Note. In fact, Android 4.2.1 has leaked for the 5 incher and software version N7000XXLSA happens to be the first Jelly Bean update ever leaked for the device. So far, Samsung hasn't included much S-Pen functionality with the Jelly Bean source code, something that is sure to be addressed before the software update becomes official.

It should be noted that unlike the N7000XXLSA leak revealed by Xda, which came from a dump of a person's device, a source for SamMobile says that the version of the update that we are discussing came right from Samsung's servers. All you need to do is flash the update with Odin and you're updated. Again, the issue with the S-Pen would concern us a little and you might want to wait for the official OTA update which is supposed to arrive late this year or early next year.

Among the cool changes included with the update are Project Butter (or is it "I can't believe it's not Project Butter?"), Multiwindows, customized notification panel, Pop-up Play, Smart Rotation and Google Now.

source: SamMobile via AndroidCentral
 

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GALAXY Note
  • Display 5.3" 800 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(13.50h 3G talk time)

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27 Comments

1. redmd

Posts: 1916; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

nice. Hopefully it includes the nature UI. What does OG mean?

3. shayan

Posts: 159; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Original?

6. anshulrajput

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

yes it includes the new nature ui

8. thelegend6657 unregistered

The original note already have nature UI few weeks ago via an update

9. appleftw.com

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

Lets be for reals here--- samsung can't do anything right anymore ever since they got slapped silly the first round of lawsuit and now they are about to get slap some more. OHHHHH!!! samsung butt must be red

11. redmd

Posts: 1916; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

you are in a roll giving thumbs down to everyone. Good job.

18. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

OG is Old Generation

19. IliyaBeshkov

Posts: 261; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

It means Original Gangsta :)

21. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

i think OG means Old Good.

22. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

It most likely will. Jelly Bean has recently leaked for the Galaxy S2 (with almost NO bugs whatsoever, so excited because that means it'll probably roll out soon!) and it has the new UI.

24. rbmaestro

Posts: 11; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

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2. shayan

Posts: 159; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Wow! Its so good that samsung learned to support their devices. It was the ONLY thing I didnt like about sammy.

4. flexile

Posts: 78; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

Nice, I had the Note some months ago and sold it in a week because I really didn't liked it, but with all the updates and such, I might return to the Galaxy Note.

5. anshulrajput

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

admin correct this, it is not android 4.2.1, it is android 4.1.2

7. jpmcnown

Posts: 35; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

NO s**t!!

10. OHaZZaR

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 19, 2011

I was actually super excited about it being android 4.2.1 xD It was way too good to be true. I'm still gonna flash and tell you what it's like (hopefully)

13. anshulrajput

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

its already confirmed that it is android 4.1.2.

12. omar300

Posts: 210; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

THIS ARTICLE IS MISLEADING. CLEARLY SOURCE STATED "4.1.2" NOT "4.2.1" THAT MAKES A HUGE HUGE HUGE DIFFERENCE.

14. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1154; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

15. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

Alan I think you need to send your co-workers another apology. Come on now 4.2.1 really?

16. spoks

Posts: 46; Member since: Jun 01, 2012

I just sold may Note 1 for a Nexus 4... i hate waiting for updates and now I have android 4.2.1 on my Nexus 4 and 7... OEM phones are terrible... planning to get nexus 10 in 2013...

17. chethan316

Posts: 28; Member since: Nov 07, 2010

Alan, it's Android 4.1.2 and not 4.2.1. You had me shocked for a while. That's a whole different version of Android, although still Jelly Bean.

20. Pego71

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 08, 2011

Android 4.1.2 no 4.2.1 please correct.

23. imkyle

Posts: 1112; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Very nice.

25. mariosraptor

Posts: 168; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

i just got 4.2.1 on my galaxy nexus yakju. this sounded way too good and still is

26. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Now THIS I wasn't expecting, if it turns out to be true, Sammy is just beyond awesome unlike *cough* Motorola and their droids....

27. drjoea

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

I have a note1.....is it good and safe to do software updates... So far i have not done any updates..... Are there bugs in updates?

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