Samsung details Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update

Samsung has revealed the Android 4.1 update details for its 2011 flagship model Galaxy S II on its Korean website recently.  According to the company, as this update is bigger update, it would require re-partitioning of memory system, thus will only be available via Samsung Kies.

Originally released with Gingerbread on-board Galaxy S II has already been updated to Ice Cream Sandwich last year and the upcoming update will take the Android version to Jelly Bean.

Here is the change-log posted by Samsung Korea:

1. Platform upgrade Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ? Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

  • Improved Home screens and improved scrolling performance (thanks to project Butter)
  • Improved usability for some applications

2. Preloaded applications

Add Help, Google+, Talk, Play Books, Play Movies

3. Newly added/improved functions

  • Add Easy mode, Block mode
  • Improved Camera functions: function like Pause while recording and more
  • Add Smart Stay
  • New functions like Pop-up play and more
  • Improved some functions & applications usability

There is still no word on the release date of the update.

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