Sony Xperia S, Samsung Galaxy Note Jelly Bean update coming in May

Sony Xperia S, Samsung Galaxy Note Jelly Bean update coming in May
A number of high-profile handsets from 2011 and 2012 will start getting updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in May. The Sony Xperia S and Samsung Galaxy Note are just some of the devices said to get bumped up to Jelly Bean.

Sony’s 2012 Android flagship launched on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is currently running on 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

The Samsung Galaxy Note on the other hand was the first phablet on the market, and it also launched on Gingerbread and now runs ICS.

The information about the upcoming updates leaked from French carrier SFR and below you can find the release date for the updates for different devices.

source: Xperia Blog

Related phones

Xperia S
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.50h 3G talk time)
  • 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)



1. anandhts4u

Posts: 8; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

xperia S ...yei..

2. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Galaxy Note N7000 has been updated to 4.1.2 since Feb/Mar

5. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Maybe they wanna excuse for XS that it is not the only one coming late, but that's fail.

10. cR203

Posts: 209; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

It sure was. I've been running 4.1.2 on my galaxy note since February. I got the update through kies.

3. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Keep it up Sony! I'm waiting for the Jelly Bean 4.2 update for the Xperia Z! By the way, good job Sony and Samsung! :)


Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

The JB update rollout for the G Note started a month or two ago :|

13. jinxed

Posts: 107; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

I think this ones talking about the French Carrier devices

6. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Just received a new frmware version on my note2 xxdmc3 :) heating problems almost gone :) super fast battery upped again;) waiting for 4.2.2 w/ gs4 madness looks and features

8. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Lol something wrong w/ what ive said haha

14. jinxed

Posts: 107; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

enviously jealous, A Xperia S owner

7. rojiblanko

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

Once again I am so glad I got rid of my Galaxy Note i717 and bought my Nexus 4!

9. Igneel unregistered

Yeah, every OEM smartphone users should be jealous of Nexus users :P

11. mydi.maus unregistered

finally thought these phone never get updated..

12. scriptwriter

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

galaxy note update was promised in march. Some of us STILL havnt received update

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