Samsung announces Gingerbread update roll out for Galaxy S, Ace, Fit, Gio, Mini, Tab

Samsung has officially announced that it will start rolling out Android 2.3 update to a series of Galaxy devices from mid-May. Samsung will be updating Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab, and Galaxy Ace/Fit/Mini/Gio. Galaxy Mini is also called Galaxy Pop is some markets, so don’t worry Pop will also get updated to Gingerbead.

The update roll out will begin from UK and Nordic countries and gradually continue to other European markets, North America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, Africa and rest of the world.

As usual, company is pushing the update via Samsung Kies, so get ready with Kies set up on your computer to get the update as soon as it starts rolling out in your region.


The upgrade from Froyo 2.2 to Gingerbread 2.3 offers an even greater user experience, with features including:

· Faster Performance – Multimedia content now has a lower CPU consumption rate, while support for more powerful 3D Graphics enables an enhanced mobile gaming experience.

· Upgraded Usability – The user interface has been improved, enabling faster access and control and a more intuitive user experience. Users will also benefit from improved copy-and-paste functionality.

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22 thoughts on “Samsung announces Gingerbread update roll out for Galaxy S, Ace, Fit, Gio, Mini, Tab


    (November 21, 2011 - 7:56 pm)

    plz sum1 tell when it is officially coming to india?????????????///
    i am nt going to risk it with leaked versions…………


    (November 21, 2011 - 7:54 pm)

    hey when the upgrade is coming to india for galaxy pop i am desperately waiting for it……………………\


    (October 29, 2011 - 5:26 pm)

    Hi there,
    Just would like to know if the firmware upgrade (from v2.2 to v2.3.3) for Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 through Kies is available. I am in Africa.


    (October 2, 2011 - 1:39 am)

    Hey is dere an udate formini in india? Coz i haven’t got dat..pls reply any1

    w8in 4 ur quick reply


    (August 5, 2011 - 12:46 pm)

    wow… thank u vary much to samsung… bcoz im waiting for it


    (June 23, 2011 - 1:47 pm)

    yet no updates for Galaxy Ace in Sri Lanka… 🙁


    (June 22, 2011 - 9:23 am)

    yes finally update for galaxy pop great feeling yoooooooooooooooo

      Gaurav Shukla

      (June 22, 2011 - 10:43 am)

      @Akilesh, Have you got the Gingerbread update on your Galaxy Pop..?


    (June 2, 2011 - 7:51 pm)

    Crap… June already and still no upgrade… I know they want to do a commercial fuss but if they dont keep their word theyll end blaming themself… I knew I had to buy xperia instead of mini… :/


    (May 25, 2011 - 2:48 pm)

    is there anyone who updated his/her galaxy S to gingerbread via kies so far?


    (May 23, 2011 - 12:27 pm)

    When can I expect the update for india ??

    Abhishek Shukla

    (May 18, 2011 - 4:40 pm)

    Wow That is a good news!!!

    I have Samsung Galaxy Pop(Called MINI also in some countries). Please let us know how to do that safely. My Earlier Nokia 3110 became useless after a software update that I was doing using its Software installed on my laptop. I do not want to loose my droid!!! Please help!!

    Avishek Ghosh

    (May 17, 2011 - 8:57 pm)

    Good to know that samsung galaxy mini(pop in India) will also get v2.3 update….but is galaxy pop cdma version also got the same update in recent days?


    (May 17, 2011 - 11:31 am)

    I guess 17th May, 2011 is “Mid of May”?? I don’t see any update for Samsung Galaxy S yet!

    restituto ravanal

    (May 17, 2011 - 11:20 am)

    Great job Samsung!!!


    (May 16, 2011 - 10:11 pm)

    Galaxy SL i9003 is scheduled to be updated first/second week of July according to tweet by samsung mobile India.


    (May 16, 2011 - 1:23 pm)

    they are not having update for samsung galaxy sl i9003 these samsung people are the worst….

    Rehmat (Muscat)

    (May 16, 2011 - 12:56 pm)

    And what about Galaxy SL i9003 ?????????? Will it also get this raise???


    (May 16, 2011 - 12:04 pm)

    wow..!! samsung has got gingerbread upgrade atlast…….

    plz tell me is there update for galaxy 551 also…


    (May 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm)

    And what about samsung galaxy 3? Will it not get 2.3 update?


    (May 16, 2011 - 9:02 am)

    Wow thats great…

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