As you probably know, the South Korea-based phone maker released its first phablet in October 2011, but the 5.3 incher is on the company’s list of devices that will receive Android Jelly Bean. If you are reading this from Korea have great news for new as the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note (SHV-E160S) is now rolling out.
Now that the users will be able to update their Samsung Galaxy Note to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, confirms once more that the South Korean company wants to provide the best support experience.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update is the most important upgrade since Android 2.3 Gingerbread. As you probably noticed, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update didn’t bring a lot of important changes in terms of UI, but you will be able to notice a lot of improvements once you update your Samsung Galaxy Note to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Besides the improvements of brought by Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update like the highly appreciated Google Now, the buttery smooth Project Butter, expandable notifications, and many other performance and stability improvements, the firmware update will also bring Samsung’s Nature UX inteface on the Galaxy Note.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note will bring Samsung’s Multi View from the Galaxy Note 2, Page Buddy, customizable Notifications area, Smart Rotation, Samsung’s cloud services, the features that debuted on Galaxy S3 like Direct Call, Smart Stay, or Pop-up Play, more Widgets, and 2 Home screen modes.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note (SHV-E160S) is available both through KIES or OTA. If you choose the later method we’d recommend you to have your device connected to a WiFi Hotspot given the size of the firmware update.
If you haven’t received the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update notification on your Samsung Galaxy Note, yet, it’s worth checking for it manually. In order to do so, you must go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check for updates.
In case you forgot we remind you that Samsung Galaxy Note comes with 5.3-inch Super AMOLED display, a dual-core Exynos 4 Quad chipset with 1.4 GHz Cortex A9 CPU and Mali 400MP GPU, 1 GB of RAm, 16/32/64 GB of internal storage and an 8 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support.