Samsung Galaxy Note ICS source code released

Samsung Galaxy Note ICS source code released
Developers, rejoice! The Samsung Galaxy Note’s Android Ice Cream Sandwich kernel source code has been released by Samsung on their official Open Source website. This means that programmers can leverage the code and start developing their own custom ROMs, tailor made for the Galaxy Note.

Up until now, developers were working on ROMs with leaked code, and now that they have the full source, it will be easier for them to make better and safer custom ROMs.

As for the casual user, you probably shouldn’t care much at the moment. But check back a couple of weeks later, and you’d probably be looking at many interesting ROMs for your Galaxy Note. The code is below and you can share your experience with the handset in the comments section.



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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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11 Comments

1. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Hopefully this means the Note's ICS update isn't far behind. GIMME NAO! I MUST HAVE THE MELTY ICE CREAM GOODNESS!!! One of the features I'm looking forward to the most, beside Face Unlock, is the ultra easy multitasking.

2. k1ng617

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

This is some awesome news for GNote owners!

3. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Finally!!!

11. shayan

Posts: 159; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

sorry man, I accidently gave you thumb down. and there is no way to undo it. about the article: YEAH!!!

4. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

I would really to have the f**king OFFICIAL ICS and software package now please AT&T...

5. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

I have a leaked att ics rom...lovely :-)

6. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

Is the source code for the GT-N7000 or the SGH-I717 or both? Thank you Victor I knew you loved the Galaxy Note at heart.

8. KEVlN

Posts: 83; Member since: Aug 19, 2011

I'd like to know this too... I wish someone could build some kind of script that would allow us i717 users to use the international note's roms. It doesn't seem impossible. This way they could combine the forums and make the developer support much stronger (much like what they did with the HTC Sensation). I wish at&t would have just left the note how it was originally.

7. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

Wait a min I think this is only for the International GT-7000 version not the SGH-I717 for AT&T, Bell, or Rodgers :{[. How long must we wait?

9. KEVlN

Posts: 83; Member since: Aug 19, 2011

We'll get the update when jelly bean comes out... Samsung makes me mad with their updates. They promise one date and then delay it for 10 years. And seeing that I have the US version, its going to be much longer of a wait for at&t to release it to us. I'm so dumb for wanting 4G. Should have just saved for the international version.

10. animeware

Posts: 32; Member since: May 14, 2012

I saw ATT Version on their is it SGH-1717?

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