Sim-free Samsung Galaxy S II last to get Android 4.0 update in U.K.

Sim-free Samsung Galaxy S II last to get Android 4.0 update in U.K.
Simon Stanford is the VP of Samsung Telecommunications and Networks UK and Ireland. Simon says (see what we did there?) that the last group of Samsung Galaxy S II owners to receive the Android 4.0 update will be those rocking a model that is SIM-free. The Korean based manufacturer says it has to wait for all of the carriers to finish sending out updates so that Samsung can test the "blanket" release of Android 4.0. Stanford said, "As an open-market customer you will be on a variety of networks, so it's got to work on whichever network you have chosen."

The Samsung executive admitted that his company could have done a better job with the update. Stanford agreed that communication between Samsung and its customers about the ICS update could have been handled better. Hopefully this will lead to a smoother process when the Samsung GALAXY Note gets updated to Android 4.0. While the update for the phablet has been delayed, Stanford says that once the process starts, rolling out the updates on different networks will be faster this time.

source: Pocketlint

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Galaxy S II
  • Display 4.3 inches
    800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 4 Dual, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh
  • OS Android 4.1.2



5. zemariaabreusantos

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I hope CM9 is ready before they release the update for sim free!

4. sheepygalaxy

Posts: 68; Member since: Mar 10, 2012

I still can't get.the update with o2 any one got any ideas

6. zemariaabreusantos

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Go to xda learn how to do it with odin and do it :P

3. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

jealous jealous jealous. Why everything comes late to us

2. imkyle

Posts: 1117; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

At least he acknowledged that the communication could have been better. That's always a plus.


Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

O noooooo..... sim free should be first....

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