The folks over at SamFirmware have managed to get their hands on the Android 2.3.4 firmware for two popular Galaxy S series phone in the United States Sprint’s Epic 4G and the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G.
The EG22 Android 2.3.4 firmware for the Epic 4G brings an overall improvement in performance and stability of the phone. The usual lag’ associated with the Galaxy S phones are pretty much absent in this firmware. However, the GPS performance on this new firmware is wonky at best. Users reported that they were able to lock to only 2 satellites even under clear skies.
The KG4 firmware for the Galaxy S 4G also brings overall improvement in performance and stability of the phone. Sadly, both the firmware for the handsets does not include the video chat capable version of GTalk.
The sources of SamFirmware are also reporting that apparently Samsung has stopped working on firmware updates for the T-Mobile Vibrant.
The leaked firmware for the Galaxy S 4G and the Epic 4G can be downloaded from here.
A few days ago an Android 2.3 Gingerbread firmware for the AT&T branded Samsung Captivate leaked on the Internet.
Today, Gingerbread firmware for two U.S. variants of the Galaxy S have leaked on the Internet. One of them is the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G, and the other one is the Sprint’s Epic 4G. This time also, the credit for the leak goes to the folks over at SamFirmware.com.
Galaxy S 4G owners over at XDA forums, who flashed this firmware on their phone, are reporting an improvement in performance and stability of the phone. There are also reports of huge improvement in battery life, with a little bit of tweaking like freezing all the bloat ware etc.
The Epic 4G Gingerbread leak solves most of the graphical issues which was present in the previous leaked Gingerbread firmware. There is also an improvement in performance compared to the previous leak. However, there is a lag of 2-3 seconds while rotating the phone from portrait to landscape mode or vice-versa.
Epic 4G users are also reporting an improvement in network reception, and data transfer speed. This leaked firmware also includes the latest version of Swype (v3), along with TeleNav navigation app.
Samsung Galaxy S 4G owners should head over to this link to download the leaked firmware, while Epic 4G owners need to click here.