After the WiFi + Cellular variant of the 7-inch tablet was updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean a couple of weeks ago, now we’re hearing that the South Korean company has released the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 WiFi in the United Kingdom.
If you happen to own the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3110) and live in the UK, this is nothing but great news for you, as the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update comes with a couple of small but useful changes. After you update your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean you will be able to enjoy the new Quick Settings button in the Notifications area, Daydream mode while having your tablet in dock or charging, lockscreen widgets, improved notifications, multiple user accounts, enhanced accessibility, and a new launcher and new widgets borrowed from the Samsung Galaxy S4.
The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 build number is labeled P3110XXDMH1 and you might want to hear that the software update is rolling out both OTA and through Samsung Kies. If you want to use the OTA update method we strongly advise you to download the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean package through a WiFi network since it should be 500+ MB.
Just like any other software update, the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is rolling out gradually, so it may take a couple of days until it becomes available for your device. Anyway, if you haven’t received the Android 4.2.2 software update notification yet, you should try to check for it manually. Head to Settings > About device > Software Update then tap on the Check for updates button and follow the on screen instructions.
Now that we’ve heard that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 units in UK have already received the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean software update, we are expecting the South Korean phone maker to release the new software update in other regions of the globe in the coming weeks.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was officially announced last year at Mobile World Congress event in February 2012, being released on the market two months later, in May. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 came pre-loaded with Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich, but it was subsequently upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The tablet comes with a 7-inch PLS LCD display with a resolution of 600 x 1024 pixels, sporting 1 GB of RAM and 16/32/64 GB of internal storage expandable using microSD cards of up to 64 GB, The Samsung tablet is powered by a TI OMAP 4430 chipset based on a dual-core 1 GHz CPU and a PowerVR SGX540 GPU.
On the back of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 you will find a 3.15 megapixel camera with geo-tagging, smile detection, and 720p@30 fps video recording, while the front panel accommodates a VGA camera for video calls.
If you are reading this from UK please let us know in the comments section whether you’ve received the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 GT-P3110 units.