Samsung Galaxy Stellar about to get Android 4.1 update on Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Stellar about to get Android 4.1 update on Verizon
The Samsung Galaxy Stellar is about to receive its update to Android 4.1. Now that means we usually give you a big song and a dance over Project Butter and Google Now. The former makes the device so lag-free that you'll be in awe. The latter sends you things like traffic reports, sports scores, stock quotes and the weather at the times you need it the most. For example, what good is finding out at 2am that there is no traffic on the highway. Google Now will send you that information every morning while you consume breakfast, when that information means something.

Other parts of the update include the doubling of the capacity on the microSD slot to 64GB from 32GB, the ability of Verizon techs to use remote diagnostics to check out your phone from their office, an improvement in network connectivity and in spell check functionality. Additionally, the Verizon app store has been removed, as have the notices "Merge with Google" and "Merge with Samsung" from the contact menu. And multimedia messages no longer show when a user sends a group text message. The new notifications feature allows you to call a number directly from the notifications screen.

The update is a rather hefty 403.6MB and takes about 15-20 minutes to download it, and another 15-20 minutes to install it. If you received the notification that the update has arrived, you can choose to defer the installation process and you will be reminded after each 30 minutes until the task is completed, or you select another option.

source: Verizon via IntoMobile

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Galaxy Stellar
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 3.2 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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9 Comments

1. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

403 mb is pretty big update. Btw my sgs3 is running on 4.2.1 build. :)

7. N.Reynolds

Posts: 257; Member since: Feb 15, 2011

Didn't know that was something to brag about...

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Verizon updating a phone to 4.1.1 that fast? :0

3. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Oh yeah? Well my SGS3's running on a 4.2.2 build. :-) Awww, snap!!

4. Tsoliades

Posts: 228; Member since: Dec 22, 2012

This mid-range phone gets ICS quickly on VERIZON before my Sprint SGS2 gets it on Sprint? Lolwut

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This mid-range phone gets [JB] quickly on Verizon before my Sprint SGS2 gets it on Sprint? Lolwut There you go.

6. Tsoliades

Posts: 228; Member since: Dec 22, 2012

Thanks... I cannot type today.

8. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

what about the i9100?? this is ridiculous

9. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

What about it? It got its 4.1 update.

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