The official firmware source code for the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the OS that’s running on the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 phablet, is now available for download. This release is intended to be used by Android developers that want to create custom ROMs and other custom files that could be used to change the UI and other aspects of your device’s operating system.
The Galaxy Mega 6.3 phone/ tablet device isn’t even launched for now. However, we can expect other Jelly Bean 4.2.2 firmware codes to be released before the official launch of the device. The version of this Android 4.2.2 is the XXUAMEA and it is being shipped out in different forms for multiple countries. The XXUAMEA Jelly Bean 4.2.2 firmware build is being shipped for devices that are based in Portugal, Netherlands, Greece, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, Scandinavic countries, France, Singapore, Philippines, Spain, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Malaysia and more to follow.
The Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE model packs the biggest display that’s currently available as it measures 6.3-inch. Other features of this smartphone are as following: 1.7 dual-core Snapdragon 400 CPU, 1.5 GB RAM, 8 or 16 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 64 GB via external microSD, 8MP camera, 3200 mAh battery, USB on-the-go, geo-tagging etc. It runs on the stock Samsung TouchWiz UI based with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM. The device should be ready for shipment at the end of this month for around $600.
The firmware that has been released is for the Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE model number I9205 and you can download the firmware files from SamMobile. This firmware file can also be installed over your current OS using ODIN program.
Expect developers to start working on this new XXUAMEA Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean so that custom ROM enthusiasts will be able to test new features and get rid of all bloatware files that are coming with the stock Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE firmware.