Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 Froyo Official update announcement

Samsung Galaxy SHours after the first signs of Android 2.2 update being rolled out in Nordic countries; we have received the official update announcement from Samsung.

It is clear from the announcement that Nordic countries will be the first to get the Froyo update, which will soon be rolled out in other European markets, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, North America, Africa and rest of the world.

Full Update Announcement below:

Samsung GALAXY S Offers New Android 2.2 Upgrade

SEOUL, Korea – October 18, 2010 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today announced the Android™ 2.2 (Froyo) upgrade to the Samsung GALAXY S, giving users access to new features, enhanced navigation applications and improved performance.

The Android 2.2 upgrade will be available via Kies, Samsung’s unique in-house software upgrade program. Kies can be downloaded at the Samsung mobile website (http://www.samsungmobile.com).

The GALAXY S is Samsung’s cleverly designed smartphone with a bright 4-inch SUPER AMOLED screen and a 1 GHz application processor, giving users an intelligent, immersive and integrated mobile experience. The Android 2.2 upgrade offers voice-controlled GPS through Google MapsTM with Navigation, faster performance by JIT(Just in Time) compiler. Additionally, further functionalities including Search in-browser, Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, improved customization options will be provided with OS upgrade.

– Google MapsTM with Navigation: GPS navigation system with voice guidance

– Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1: Allow the web browser to make full use of the whole web

– Setup Wizard: Quickly customize the GALAXY S and access networks with ease

– Home Screen/Menu Preview and Edit : Preview by pinch-zoom

– Search in-Browser : Google™, Translate, Wikipedia, Dictionary

The Android 2.2 upgrade will be available from the mid of October 2010 in the Nordic region and gradually rolled out to other European markets, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, North America, Africa and rest of the world.


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5 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 Froyo Official update announcement

    Mustafa

    (October 24, 2010 - 10:59 pm)

    Eagerly awaiting its arrival in INDIA.

    Anderson

    (October 20, 2010 - 7:37 pm)

    south america still waiting

    justitan

    (October 18, 2010 - 4:42 pm)

    I wonder when is the official launching for SouthEast Asia.(MY)

    goncalo

    (October 17, 2010 - 7:30 pm)

    Sounds cool. I wonder how to backup everything first..

    James

    (October 16, 2010 - 3:57 pm)

    Not into the U.K yet, I presume they have given no time scale for the “Roll out?”

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