By Shailesh Shrivastava | Apr 10, 2013 07:51 AM EDT
Users of Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket on AT&T were waiting for Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean to be updated, as the update was being rolled out for the S2 devices on other carriers. The wait is finally over and the Galaxy S2 Skyrocket is now getting the Jelly Bean updated over the air (OTA) or via Samsung Kies.
The update brings a number of new features to the smartphone and also gives it performance like a Samsung Galaxy S3 device, as far as the user interface is concerned.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update comes with following features:
- Buttery Smooth Performance & Great Stability (Thanks to Project Butter)
- Full User Interface Revamp (Same UI as of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II)
- TouchWiz Nature UX
- Samsung's S Cloud services
- Improved Camera features
- New Lockscreen With Many Customization Options
- New Features like Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play
- New Widgets (From Galaxy S III)
- 2 Home screen modes
- New Notification bar With More Notification Toggles
- Google Now
The Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket was released exclusively for AT&T's 4G LTE network and in other parts of the world the handset is known as Galaxy S2 LTE.
The smartphone comes with a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 480x800 pixel resolution. The device is powered by Qualcomm's dual-core Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. The Skyrocket sports an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for voice chat.
At the time of its launch, the Galaxy S2 Skyrocket was launched running Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread and it later moved on to Android 3.x Honeycomb.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S2 devices across the world has been very fast and within some days the update has been rolled out in major Android markets. The first country to get the Jelly Bean update for the S2 devices was Canada, followed by the UK, India and the U.S.
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