Samsung lists which of its US smartphones will receive Jelly Bean

Samsung lists which of its US smartphones will receive Jelly Bean
Jelly Bean, Jelly Bean, wherefore art thou Jelly Bean? If you happen to own a Samsung Android smartphone, that is the question you keep asking.

Even though we've seen a list of which Samsung devices (sold world wide) that would receive Jelly Bean, there hasn't been any official word on which of Samsung's US smartphones would receive the update.

First off, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Sprint and Verizon have already been updated to Jelly Bean, as well as Sprint's Nexus S 4G. What is interesting is that the Samsung Galaxy S III update is only listed as "Coming Soon" for Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular. At this point, we were hoping there would be more of an official time frame given. Missing is any mention of the Samsung Galaxy S II sold in the US, as Samsung has already said the overseas model would receive Jelly Bean, so we're not sure why the US model would not.

Over the past few weeks, we there have been Jelly Bean leaks for the AT&T and T-Mobile Galaxy S III, including a recent Jelly Bean leak for Sprint. But we have yet to see a leak for the Verizon model. Hopefully the official Jelly Bean update will hit for all Samsung Galaxy S III models in the US before the end of the year, as most newer smartphones coming out for the holiday season are expected to ship with JB, or be updated to it within a couple months.

source: Samsung



1. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

flagship only...

36. MeoCao unregistered

And GN is Google's credit, not SS

2. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Im going to die if my sgs2 doesn't get jelly bean

3. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I think It will, I mean we have seen JB leaks for it already

5. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

sgs2 epic 4g touch i mean. if it doesnt oh well guess ill have to go to XDA

16. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

i have been running JB on my international S2 for close to 2 months now. go to XDA and you got it.

18. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

XDA has done me well, Im running 1.7ghz right now with the GPU at 400mhz. Smooth as "butter" haha jelly bean joke

26. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Yea but you do notice that your battery drains a lot faster now, right?

30. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Actually no no i haven't.

33. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

actually it does but not a big difference though.

47. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

but isnt the battery removable on the S2??

49. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Yes, yes it is, no longer sell this 4100mah beast though.

54. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

yeah it is but with you dont need an extra battery. it will last you a full day even with heavy use.

28. badini007

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

I have installed JB on my SGS2 more than 3months for XDA (Rootbox-JRO03H) and with normal usage the battery lasts 1 to 2 days.

12. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

in europe s2 will have jb and even ace 2

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

It was bound to happen. I don't really see Samsung updating the S2 to JB or at least not in the immediate future.

63. Ivan6479

Posts: 250; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I'm with you!!

4. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

this is only the gs3 list seems incomplete since they said gs2s would be getting it to

6. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Why would you die? Most devices gets 1-2 updates then stop. Its the android world. Nothing is that great with 4.1 anyways

8. TheDude13

Posts: 12; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

well i havent try the JB but all the android sites praise the update

57. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

I have. It's. Amazing.

60. crankyd00d

Posts: 191; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

It really is amazing. My GNex felt like a brand new phone as soon as I updated. FranksGT is just jealous and trolling hardcore

10. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

Every Samsung Galaxy device has gotten at leasy 3 updates... besides Samsung confirmed Jelly Bean for Galaxy S II.

25. g2a5b0e unregistered

Every Samsung Galaxy device has gotten at least 3 updates? Are you serious? I bet you can't even name one because that's simply not true.

53. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

No, the most any Samsung Galaxy device got in terms of updates is 2 to my knowledge, it was the original Galaxy S, it released with 2.1, then later got 2.2 then 2.3

58. g2a5b0e unregistered

You're absolutely right, but for some reason I get thumbed down twice for stating the facts. The people on this site are unbelievable. You can't state facts without getting hated on. EDIT: I guess, technically, the Nexus S is a Galaxy device too. Also got 2 updates.

62. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The Nexus shouldn't be counted as a Galaxy device, it's a Google device.

64. g2a5b0e unregistered

I'm sure it can be interpreted either way. I mean, the second Samsung Nexus device specifically has Galaxy in the name.

65. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Yeah, I can understand. But Samsung should not be given credit towards the updates even though it is "Galaxy" device, considering the updates are handled by Google.

66. g2a5b0e unregistered

I can agree with that.

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