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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Officially Confirmed

Samsung is one of the companies that takes good care of its products when it comes to firmware updates. Therefore, learn that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will officially roll out, as confirmed by the Thailand division of the company.

As you probably remember, in September 2012 Samsung revealed the list of devices that will receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. At that time it seemed like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 will not receive the firmware update, but now Samsung Thailand officially confirms that the 7.7-inch tablet will receive Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

You can see in the screenshot above taken from Samsung Thailand’s website, the exact roll out date of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 wasn’t revealed, but, even so, it’s great news for the owners.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 was launched running Android 3.2 Honeycomb, but after Google launched Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the software engineers of the South Korea-based company took their time to optimize it for the 7.7-inch tablet.

We don’t know yet whether we’re talking about Android 4.1.1 or Android 4.1.2, as the official website isn’t specifying this detail, but since the Galaxy S2 has the same status and Samsung confirmed Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for its former flagship, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 might also be upgraded to the same firmware version.

The same document states the Galaxy Tab 8.9 as stuck on Ice Cream Sandwich, thus, if you happen to have one of those, the custom ROMs might be your only alternative to join the Jelly Bean party.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 was officially announced in October 2011, boasting a 7.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with HD resolution, dual-core 1.4 GHz Exynos processor, 1 GB of RAM and 16/32/64 GB of internal storage. The camera mounted on the back of the case is a 3.15 megapixel unit, while the user-facing 2 megapixel sensor is ideal for video calls.

  • Chan

    Hi, any news when Samsung official release for Galaxy tab 2 from ICS to JB in Malaysia?

  • Mike

    what about the original tab

  • Mike

    what the.original Galaxy tab 10.1

  • Sam Scott

    Good news guys .. Samsung Galaxy S2 with Original Jelly Bean Update release in Spain. For us download it from here .. http://umaytell.com/connect/forum/topic/5?page=1#post-6

  • cmoney

    What happened tonthe screen shot feature on the galaxy tab 2

    • parob

      Press the power button and volume down on jelly bean to take a screenshot.

  • no update yet for tab 7.0 plus over KIES here in Philippines. :-((

    • jay

      sir ok ba ang 4.0.4 ics jan sa pinas? kase inapgrade ko p6800 ko kya lang nagkaproblema ang wifi minsan meron minsan wala.. thanks jay garing

  • malabo yan mangyari dito sa amin.

  • a-r

    hi can i update galaxy tab 2 7.0 3gwifi to jelly bean 4.1.2???

  • jeyem phil

    Pls SAMSUNG update the 8.9. … Expensive and powerful tab I guest but why no Jelly Bean..?

  • Arthur Sidabutar

    I’ll bet owner of 7.7 can gen an official jb from samsung in mid 2013 cause mine just upgrade to ics from hc 2months ago.jb is for newest samsung phone/tablet so i think samsung aint really that stupid to let the older version phone/tablet use it.

  • Alan

    The last upgrade for the tab 7.7 did not receive its latest embedded apps Polaris Office. While the rest of the Tabs were having Polaris office with version 4.0 running ICS, the GT 6800 is stuck with thr previous Honeycome version of Polaris 3.0. I hope Samsung upgrade its Polaris this time round

  • Kurt Linderoos

    Nice to know that my Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 update to Android 4.1 finally will be here. When? Does it happen automatically or do I have to to something special?

  • ?????? ??? ????

    where is this update for tab 7.7

  • adaawenk

    When will jelly bean for Samsung galaxy 7.7 come to Ghana?