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Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update for Samsung Galaxy Note (SHV-E160S) Now Rolling out in Korea

As you probably know, the South Korea-based phone maker released its first phablet in October 2011, but the 5.3 incher is on the company’s list of devices that will receive Android Jelly Bean. If you are reading this from Korea have great news for new as the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note (SHV-E160S) is now rolling out.

Now that the users will be able to update their Samsung Galaxy Note to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, confirms once more that the South Korean company wants to provide the best support experience.

The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update is the most important upgrade since Android 2.3 Gingerbread. As you probably noticed, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update didn’t bring a lot of important changes in terms of UI, but you will be able to notice a lot of improvements once you update your Samsung Galaxy Note to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

Besides the improvements of brought by Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update like the highly appreciated Google Now, the buttery smooth Project Butter, expandable notifications, and many other performance and stability improvements, the firmware update will also bring Samsung’s Nature UX inteface on the Galaxy Note.

The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note will bring Samsung’s Multi View from the Galaxy Note 2, Page Buddy, customizable Notifications area, Smart Rotation, Samsung’s cloud services, the features that debuted on Galaxy S3 like Direct Call, Smart Stay, or Pop-up Play, more Widgets, and 2 Home screen modes.

The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note (SHV-E160S) is available both through KIES or OTA. If you choose the later method we’d recommend you to have your device connected to a WiFi Hotspot given the size of the firmware update.

If you haven’t received the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update notification on your Samsung Galaxy Note, yet, it’s worth checking for it manually. In order to do so, you must go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check for updates.

In case you forgot we remind you that Samsung Galaxy Note comes with 5.3-inch Super AMOLED display, a dual-core Exynos 4 Quad chipset with 1.4 GHz Cortex A9 CPU and Mali 400MP GPU, 1 GB of RAm, 16/32/64 GB of internal storage and an 8 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support.

Have you received the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update on your Samsung Galaxy Note SHV-E160S? Please let us know in the comments section below.

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  • PR

    Multi view is still not available. Rest all looks OK.

  • yoe

    Where can i get firmware jelly bean for shv-160s..i can’t update using phone..mybe can update using laptop

  • Louie

    anyone got issues with the battery? mine seems to drain a lot faster. also, i have experienced my galaxy note freezes a lot when i started using JB. never did it freeze when my Note was still running on ICS. email me: louiegerardaberia@yahoo.com.

    • Derrick

      Yes mine too. Battery is ddraining at fast pace even with power saving and it took extreme hour to charge it to full capacity.

      • Louie

        any idea how to solve this problem? did you experience crashing as well? mine seems to crash every now and then.

        • Jojo

          Me too. Its really irritating.

  • hi same problem here also,battery is draining very fast and phone hangs and gets very warm
    is it possible to go back to old version?
    do factory reset helps??

  • Arootsman72

    Guys download the version 4.2.1 with the update from March 22 on korean-galaxy.tk….my 160S run very smooth and stable and my battery consumption is very low. try it guys

    • Florin

      Thank you 😉

  • nara

    when i update, it always show the process fail, what is it problem?

  • aung kyaw htwe

    can i upgrade shv e160k to 4.1.2

  • meljun

    i did not received the update for my shv-e160s.

  • Sohail

    i have received update on my Galaxy note SHV-E160S but unable to update/install because we receive massage “Failed to software update. Use SKT USIM to progress update” please help me in this regard.

    • Paul Patrick Plando

      use Samsung Kies, trough a cable on a pc

  • Santhosh Veershaivas

    is that cell is nice r wat ,,,can anyone plzz tell me

  • chams chamling

    what is the SKT USIM?


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  • Paul Patrick Plando

    I upgraded it. It is way beyond compared to ICS. But when I watch some reviews on Galaxy note 1 released in AMerica. It has a lot of better features compared to shv

  • dennnis

    i have shve 160l running in ginger bread, i cannot upgrade it to jelly bean this is what will appear “when roaming abroad FOTA service is not available”

  • shayne

    my shv-e160s not yet updateable..

  • bagoel71

    how to resolve failed updates skt USIM