Well ill tell the main features introduced along with 4.1.2...Funny thing is My note 2 is 4.1.1 while that Old S2 of myn is 4.1.2...hahaha...like almost 2 years old...ok...Nature UX(upgraded touchwiz UI), Pop up Play, Smart stay, Direct call, Alot of motions like panning a image when browsing...Buttery smooth UI...trust me I got zero lags and crashes until now...I had alot with gingerbread and ICS reduced a bit where as JB cleared all and google has done a great job ...Also uses less Ram...S3 Lockscreen without ripple effect. ..Almost all S3 widgets...New settings with home screen mode and developer options lile blocking mode...New Notification toggle and rich notifications..all customizable with brightness control...New S3 apps..Chat on, Group cast..50GB dropboxm.Nature water sounds on touch..and Amazing new gallery with awesome transition effects...u shuld try...Jelly bean 4.1.2 was a very huge upgrade. .almost forgot..u get Google now too...
hahahaha...guys dont wait soo long...just google or visit xdadevelopers forum and update to 4.1.2..I did like 1 month ago...even before samsungs test leaked firmware xda guys culd get the package files directly and give us...its awesome...I never got ICS either from Kies...it sucks...it always says ur phone dsnt support upgrading via kies...
And when january comes it'll be move again to february.. Until it gets officialy cancelled.
Samsung seems a bit late to update both these devises.Since these were company's flagship devises..
Anonymous, 19 Dec 2012Why only on high end device, what about my midrange? This sucks, samsung sant keep promises.Sorry bro your midrange phone you call it will be the last one to update. Its the luxury of having the high-end to be first in the line. Cheers S2.
Just get pure jellybean flavore by Cyanogen Mod 10.1 for the S2 running 4.2.1 Im using the nightlies and so far so good. samsung will take for ever.
Why only on high end device, what about my midrange?
This sucks, samsung sant keep promises.
FloJitz, 19 Dec 2012I got tired of waitig and rooted my s2 to jelly bean bean last night. So far, so good. Every t... morewhich steps did you follow? can you provide a link? i found one but it says there are some features that might not work with ur device. mine is a tab 7.0 plus p6200. i cld've rooted it but it says some features may not function well with the jb update. tnx
FloJitz, 19 Dec 2012I thought same thing but its really easy as long as you follow the steps. :)he's right. don't worry too much. just google it. google has the answers. google the provider of android. if you F*** it up, there's still a way around it. although ur right, kies sucks.
any news on p6200 tab 7.0 plus? the only jb update i can find is for brazil. my kies software sucks though lol. hope the tab 7.0 plus will get jb update.
jet, 19 Dec 2012i just hope that it will be free from gliches cos d ics update was regretably poor and it actu... moreBut mine actually got faster and much, much more smoother than with gingerbread. All in all, it was a great update. But once we do have the update to JB, won't we be having less ram each time we get an update?
That's one of the reason why am not with Htc anymore. Samsung you rock!!!! Proud S3 JB 4.1.1 user. Samusung i hope that the 4.1.2 or 4.2(With multiview) come to the North americain S3
i just hope that it will be free from gliches cos d ics update was regretably poor and it actually slowed down my S2.