Samsung reveals all devices that will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

Samsung reveals all devices that will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update
Ah, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean! Android’s promised land of no lag is closer than ever, and now Samsung has released the full list of all devices that will be bumped up to Jelly Bean. Of course, the flagship Galaxy S III is the first to get JB starting today in some European countries.

The update brings first and foremost Project Butter, the almost magical Google tweak that brings buttery smooth lag-free experience, but Samsung is also bringing its own TouchWiz flavor update. For instance, in PopUp Play, the feature where you can play a video while doing something else, you’ll be able to adjust the size of the video window.

The release date is soon, but nothing more specific.

And we are honestly impressed as even Samsung’s most affordable handsets like the Galaxy Mini II are getting bumped up. More advanced phones like last year’s Galaxy S II and mid-rangers like the Ace 2 and the unique pico projector-laden are all there as well. Check out the full list below:

  • Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 
  • Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 
  • Galaxy Note 10.1 
  • Galaxy S II 
  • Galaxy Note 
  • Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus 
  • Galaxy S Advance 
  • Galaxy S II LTE 
  • Galaxy Music 
  • Galaxy Chat 
  • Galaxy Ace 2 
  • Galaxy Beam 
  • Galaxy Ace Plus 
  • Galaxy Mini II 
  • Galaxy S DUOS 

One notable omission in this list is the original 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab which is obviously at the end of its update cycle and 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was its last stop.

But apart from that one device, this seems like a very, very solid update lineup for Samsung, don’t you think?

source: Samsung via SlashGear



1. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012


7. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Really? You expect Samsung to update a phone that can't even run ICS to Jelly Bean?

15. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

sup sheldon cooper who can't identify a simple sarcasm?

19. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

No, a simple sarcasm would be "Where's my Galaxy S?". The Galaxy Y is a relatively new budget model, thus, many believe that new = constant updates. I've seen comment on Samsung's FB page on why the Y isn't being updated. So yeah.

23. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Hahaha. You sure you're not really sheldon cooper? I don't even get why you would want to argue with my sarcastic comment.

28. chemhaz

Posts: 161; Member since: May 04, 2012

Im running CM10 on my old SGS and all seems to be going well, I update it weekly to the latest nightly build.

35. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

very impressive sammy

64. salic

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Why isn't my Samsung Moment on there :( lol

16. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

did it occur to u he could have been kidding ?

46. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

What phone is that?


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

There are custom Roms for the Galaxy, just Root it.

24. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Did it already :D using the fake JB rom though with Holo launcher. :D

34. Mxyzptlk unregistered

What if he can't root it? Then what?

20. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

LOWLLLLLL I LAUGHED SO HARD AFTER I READ THIS COMMENT Where's my nokia 3310 ? best comment ever

38. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

good one...really popular device....

54. ahmed_ali_yossef2010

Posts: 164; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

in your pocket under the keys

57. AppleHateBoy unregistered

Where's my Galaxy mini?!

2. adelta90

Posts: 63; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Even the ace plus and mini II ? wow Go Samsung!

3. CommentBoxEnforcer

Posts: 99; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I am finally typing this on a jelly beaned Verizon galaxy nexus


Posts: 63; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

that update took longer than necessary XD


Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Carriers really f things up with bull s**t versions to dumb down phone capabilities with their own versions. Most carrier intervening comes from wanting to control what you can, or can't do with devices that you already have paid for to try to nickle and dime your for services, like tethering. Before they found that you can block tethering to make money on it it was free in the early 2000's. Now that feature is dumbed

6. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

samsung, you must be JOKING by dropping the best HW tablet Tab 7.7!!!!!!

32. mrllano

Posts: 91; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

yeah.. they forgot tab 7.7

37. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

So sad after reading the article, my galaxy tab 7.7 wasn't included also. Why Samsung? I chose 7.7 than tab 2 coz of it's hardware and super amoled plus display.

8. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Never expected my daughters Captivate Glide to get it, but allowed a little hope as I read how a couple of mid-range to receive it. Oh well. She will survive. This is a great list. Inclusive, a great range of devices, and shows Samsung is truly working to support their world wide customer base. I would never hesitate to buy a Samsung.

12. Atrixboyyy

Posts: 595; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

At least she got ICS...

9. mobilefuture

Posts: 224; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Now I regret gettin an HTC explorer :'(

10. AFnerdTP unregistered

no 7.7!! sad.... this means i'll have to go searching for some stable build of jb

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