Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy Stratosphere II smartphone exclusively for the Verizon Wireless subscribers in the US. As the name suggests, this handset is the successor of the entry-level Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere. This unique smartphone comes with a touchscreen display as well as a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II was shipped with the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. Verizon has recently announced that the carrier will soon roll out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for this device. As usual, this update will brings Google Now, Project Butter, improved voice and data connectivity, new Gallery app, offline text-to-speech, better performance in camera, improved power management and advanced notifications.
Device Features and Enhancements:
- Polaris and Verizon Remote Diagnostics has been added
- VZ Apps, Verizon Video, Zappos, Color App, and VPN Client (icon only) have been removed
- Quick Office application has been updated to allow users to use S-Beam without downloading any external app
- Connectivity while streaming music on Pandora has been improved
- Improvements have been made for sending and receiving text messages
- Improved Wi-Fi connectivity
Verizon will roll out this update in the coming days via OTA (Over-The-Air). You will be automatically notified once the update is available for your device. If you have not yet received the update, then just go to Settings > About Device > System updates and check for the update. To learn more, head over to this page.