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Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy Note to Roll out at Telus This May

Even though the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note has already rolled out in certain regions of the globe, the Canadian owners that purchased their devices from Telus didn’t receive the firmware update yet. The good news is that the the Canadian carrier will start rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note this May.

The Canada-based carrier’s software update schedule page lists the Samsung Galaxy Note as ready to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update as of May. Even though Telus doesn’t mention the exact Android version we already know that it’s the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update as all Samsung Galaxy Note units jumped over the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware version. Moreover, Telus mentions that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note is currently tested by the manufacturer.

Besides the goodies brought by the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update like improved notifications area, Project Butter smoothness, and Google Now, the Samsung Galaxy Note update will also bring the Samsung Galaxy S3-specific features and the Value Pack treats. After you update your Samsung Galaxy Note to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean you will be able to enjoy features like S Voice, Direct Call, Smart Alert, Smart Stay, and some of the S Pen-optimized apps and features that were introduced on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Telus Samsung Galaxy Note will roll out in phases, therefore the owners will not receive the software update notification all in the same time. Even though there’s no mentioning on how the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update will be offered, the Canadian carrier will probably roll it out both OTA and via KIES.

Just in case you forgot, we remind you that the Samsung Galaxy Note packs a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels, dual-core 1.6 GHz Exnyons processor, 1 GB of RAM, 16, 32, 64 GB of internal storage expandable using microSD cards, and an 8 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support.

Telus also issued the update details for three other smartphones: the update for Samsung Galaxy Rugby LTE is already available for download, Samsung Galaxy S2 X will be update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean this month, while the LG Optimus G was already updated.

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  • Mark Bunker

    What about AT&T?

    • KingRell25

      We customers at at&t always last to get everything…..still no jelly bean for my galaxy s2

  • I wouldn’t hold your breath on this one. They originally announced this to be released in December. Then, in February (27th) they said it would be released in April. Now two days ago they updated it to May, BUT changed their website to say that they posted it in April (it was not, as I checked daily). My next phone will not be a Samsung.

    • And will be what? (this will be interesting…)

      JB has already been released for Galaxy Note for a few regions. Just not all yet.

      • victor

        but why.. am in nigeria. i av Stock ICS 4.0 🙁

  • This is great news if it is actually true. But loving my Note 2 especially with its large screen size. I actually got it with a 2 yr contract.

  • kevinsebby22

    Im done with samsung

  • Im a Galaxy Note 1 user in the UK, any ideas when the latest firmware will be released to us? Im running 4.0.4!! Feel like Im in the Stone Age!