By Shailesh Shrivastava | May 07, 2013 10:47 AM EDT
Samsung smartphones and tablets across the globe are getting the Android Jelly Bean update. Samsung's Galaxy S Advance becomes the latest smartphone to join the Jelly Bean brigade, as it gets the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update.
The firmware comes with model version XXLQE for the Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 and can be flashed via Samsung KIES.
The firmware will not support the Galaxy S Advance models with an NFC chip.
According to Android ROM Update, following are the firmware details:
Device: Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 (unbranded)
Country: Germany, Poland, Ukraine
CSC: I9070DBTLQ1, I9070OXXLQE, I9070OXELPA
Android version: 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Build Date: April 09, 2013
Release Date: May 2013
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
- 2 Home screen modes
- New Notification bar With More Notification Toggles
- Google Now
The Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with a 4-inch screen with 480x800 display. The smartphone was released running Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread in early last year and later it was upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The device is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1 GHz with the processor supported by 768 MB of RAM.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean could be the last or the second to last update for the device, as rumors suggest that Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie will not be supporting the devices running on dual-core processors.
Some rumors suggest that the Google I/O of this year will be the release event for Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie; however, other reports suggest that Google will release Android 4.3 Jelly Bean at the Google I/O instead of Key Lime Pie.
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