By Shailesh Shrivastava | May 04, 2013 08:19 AM EDT
Samsung's first flagship device in the Galaxy Note series was waiting for the Android Jelly Bean update for a long time, and the wait is finally over now.
The Galaxy Note on AT&T network is getting the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update and users can enjoy some new amazing features from the Jelly Bean firmware.
The update offers new features including Popup Note, which allows users to instantly and conveniently write down directions, phone numbers and other information while on a call.
Jelly Bean makes the device easier to use by introducing several enhancements, including changes to the notification display that groups updates from the same application together and allows the user to expand or collapse notifications.
With the help of Jelly Bean, users will also be able to view the full text of an SMS message and the full photo of a MMS in the notification window.
New Popup Video and Browser will allow users to watch video or browse the Internet while performing other tasks. In addition to all that, Jelly Bean gives a customer access to Google Now, which provides customizable updates on information such as weather, traffic and sports scores.
The Galaxy Note on AT&T SGH-I717 can be updated via Samsung Kies.
The 5.3-inch smartphone was released on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. The smartphone is powered by the dual-core Exynos processor clocked at 1.4 GHz and Mali-400MP GPU. The device has 1 GB of RAM and comes 16 and 32 GB internal memory versions with microSD slot that can support up 32 GB.
Verizon released the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 devices just a day ago. The update has delivered the same kind of improvements to the successor of the Galaxy Note.
The update also changed the following preloaded applications (https://play.google.com/store) to stub applications for new activations: VZ Navigator, Viewdini, NFL, Amazon Kindle, IMDB.
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