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Android 4.0 update for Galaxy S II said to arrive on March 15

05 March, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Android 4.0 update for Galaxy S II said to arrive on March 15 - read the full textThe Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II has been a long time coming but it seems that the wait is soon to get over. Although Samsung did earlier mention that the S II, along with a few other Samsung devices will be getting the update sometime in March, it did not...

 

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@fongy, can u share which miui Rom u found best? You got a link?

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  • 2012-03-05 18:00
  • Ns9s

Guys can we update then GS2 throught Kies..and will it have the Ics UI,or UI will stay the same like in gingerb...reply me plz:-D

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  • 2012-03-05 17:36
  • gCi@

Hope ics update come to Singapore soon..

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  • 2012-03-05 17:32
  • UGnt

Well, I've had my GS2 rooted now for almost a year, and I've run a million different roms on it, settling for MIUI... which basically gives you the power and control of Android, but the user-friendliness of iOS...

Sure it's nice to have new software updates, but after Gingerbread now, there's very little improvement over things... I've tried a few ICS roms and certainly everything is a lot slicker and there are more useful options, etc. BUT like many have said, Touchwiz is easily the ugliest software (but all you need to do is get rid of it by using ADW or LauncherPro or even SPB 3D... all are very good!

I wouldn't get hung up on updates, tbh... it won't do any more when you do get them, they don't make that much different to the overall experience... Enjoy what you have! :)

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  • 2012-03-05 15:54
  • GjjS

Then need to buy a new mobile with better hardware and dumb the old one always... -.-

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  • 2012-03-05 15:46
  • tm9h

Jelly Bean will have a pink theme and Key Lime Pie alight green theme...Android should have serious updates to lauch a whole new version of Android not just a new colour scheme.

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  • 2012-03-05 15:34
  • nE0S

> In reply to Adomas @ 2012-03-05 12:14 from n$ax - click to readNot just touchwiz, the low screen resolution will also seriously diminish the 4.0 feeling :/

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  • 2012-03-05 14:49
  • 5i4e

and what about Galaxy Note, does anyone know?

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  • 2012-03-05 13:57
  • 3iL}

> In reply to erickch @ 2012-03-05 11:51 from LJVW - click to readAcually no. Jellybean is for both tablets and phones and will be the succssor to ICS, which in turn is the upgrade path from both GB and Honeycomb. Hence why the Asus Transformer is now getting ICS updates, while the Ssmsung Galaxy S2 will be geting one very soon too.

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  • 2012-03-05 13:55
  • p%n8

And what about Galaxy Note? Does anyone know?

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  • 2012-03-05 13:53
  • 3iL}

Do someone know if the update will be availible in samsung kies ? :D

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  • 2012-03-05 13:27
  • p8iV

I've been waiting so long now it's a wonder I've not been receiving pyschopherapy treatment ;-). Well I'm waiting on it for a couple of Google handsets.

I'm hoping the Nexus S turns up soon, so I can try it out in it's native format. As for the Galaxy S II, which is an O2 firmware I imagine I will be pushing daisy's before that arrives ;-).

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  • 2012-03-05 13:12
  • 3G8T

i hope ICS update comes early in Pakistan

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  • 2012-03-05 12:44
  • KIq3

> In reply to deathavenger22 @ 2012-03-05 10:43 from tE{r - click to readThat is a crappy way of making a decision.

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  • 2012-03-05 12:44
  • v0qJ

> In reply to erickch @ 2012-03-05 11:51 from LJVW - click to readUmm no, ICS is Honeycombs successor. You must have missed the memo about ICS being the unifier.

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  • 2012-03-05 12:27
  • vxYD

Looks like ANDROID/GOOGLE has to many updates. Something is wrong at GOOGLE they con't decide what good for users. I heard most of the updates has bugs and requires fixing so that means their updates are not really done perfectly.

I would say update once a year will be good, but do it perfectly.

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  • 2012-03-05 12:17
  • tu6$

yeah no matter how cool the ICS is the touchwiz will make it look terrible.

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  • 2012-03-05 12:14
  • n$ax

ICS is cool but why they dont update buggy SCE camera module. We tiped gsm arena about this but they are ignoring it :/

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  • 2012-03-05 12:12
  • 3nu{

> In reply to SG2 User @ 2012-03-05 09:51 from fvFP - click to readKey Lime Pie is a rumored name, Google hans't said something about it, Jelly Bean is for tablets, it means Honeycomb's successor. See?

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  • 2012-03-05 11:51
  • LJVW

> In reply to Gas-Tank @ 2012-03-05 10:37 from m4C2 - click to readI own a I9000, I've tried different ICS based ROMs, and the only bug mentioned in that post I have had is the low transfer speed on mass storage mode, the battery life is better than Gingerbread for me. So maybe some bugs will be present some will not. Nothing's perfect right?

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  • 2012-03-05 11:47
  • LJVW

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