Samsung Lists Devices That Will Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

Samsung has a good track record of updating its popular smartphones and tablets to the latest version of the Android Operating System. Previously, Samsung has updated the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note from Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Samsung’s latest flagship device, the Samsung Galaxy S III was shipped with the Android 4.0 OS, however the manufacturer has already started rolling out the much-awaited android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update for this handset.

The Samsung Galaxy Note II will be shipped with the Android 4.1 out of the box. But, there are a large number of smartphones and tablets such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 10.1 etc, which are still running on the old Android 4.0 OS. If you own one of these device, then there is no need to worry, since the manufacturer has recently revealed a complete list of devices which are scheduled to get the much-awaited Jelly Bean update. It includes 10 smartphones, 4 tablets and 1 media player. Check out the complete list after the break.


  • Galaxy S II
  • Galaxy Note
  • Galaxy S Advance
  • Galaxy S II LTE
  • Galaxy Chat
  • Galaxy Ace 2
  • Galaxy Beam
  • Galaxy Ace Plus
  • Galaxy Mini II
  • Galaxy S DUOS


  • Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
  • Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
  • Galaxy Note 10.1
  • Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

Media Player:

  • Galaxy Player

The Android 4.1 update will be first rolled out to unlocked devices followed by the carrier specific variants. Samsung has not yet announced the exact date for the update, however you can expect it to arrive by the end of this year. Stay tuned for more updates!

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  • Jean-Francois Messier

    It’s a shame that Samsung does not want to put JellyBean on the Original Galaxy Tab 10.1. It’s a perfectly capable tablet, and runs very well. I think this is more to push everyone to buy the latest and the greatest rather than improving existing equipment.