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Samsung is updating its flagship handset, the GalaxyS III, to Jelly Bean, starting today.
We haven't heard a whisper on specs for Samsung's rumored Galaxy Note II, a device that could be unveiled at the company's "major" Galaxy announcement on August 15th, but if a leak obtained by Seoul Newspaper is correct, we've got a better idea of what to expect.
Yesterday, Samsung's Pakistani Facebook page posted the above image briefly, sparking a flurry of discussion and debate about it being an inadvertent early reveal of the Galaxy Note II. Alas, this isn't the first time we've seen the paricular concept.
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Samsung has finished developing an internal test version of Android 4.1 for the Galaxy S III, and is now working on a public release version of the software, according to SamMobile.
T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note will be released on August 8th. Buying the Note with a standard 2-year contract on one of T-Mobile's "Classic" voice and data plans will run $249.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. Customers who choose one of T-Mobile's less-expensive "Value" voice and data plans can pay just $199.99 out-of-pocket.
T-Mobile and Samsung have come clean with just a bit more detail on the Samsung Galaxy Note, which will will ship with Android 4.0 out of the box, including all of the "Premium Suite" software additions that Samsung has introduced on other networks. I
Support document listings for the Samsung Galaxy Note have appeared on T-Mobile's support site, suggesting that the device will be released sooner rather than later.
AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note Premium Suite screenshots
Two months after most of the rest of the world got it and three months after it leaked, AT&T and Samsung are rolling out the Android 4.0 "Premium Suite" update for the Galaxy Note. The update will officially go out tomorrow, July 10th.
Several recent rumors seem to indicate that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be arriving in North America on June 20th, with the Galaxy Note and two MyTouch devices from Huawei possibly coming to T-Mobile on July 11th.
Samsung has made David Beckham its official representative of the 2012 Olympic Games. To commemorate the occasion, the company has released a commercial featuring the LA Galaxy star promoting the Galaxy Note.
Samsung has defended its use of a Pentile AMOLED display, saying that it was included to add longevity to the device.
Eager to rectify the shortage of quality apps for Android tablets, Samsung is setting aside $4,080,000 as a prize fund to stimulate developers to partake in its Smart App Challenge 2012.