While on one hand Samsung is back of launching the Samsung Galaxy S III the next Galaxy phone by them launching on May 3 and available from June 2012, the development team from Samsung has sent Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade to their 9 popular devices which are available in Canada. Remember that these devices gets updated in Canada resident only and there is no dates available right now for the international. It looks like that the official announcement comes up first but when users check out the availability some gets it correctly. Samsung the world leader in smart phone manufacturing has so many devices waiting for the Android 4.0 upgrade since its launch. Samsung Canada has officially confirmed that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update will be soon made available for the selected Samsung Galaxy devices and this upgrade will be pushed starting from May 1 via Over the Air upgrade.
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the latest Android operating system launched in November last year with the debut of Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Since then all the manufacturer are waiting for the deployment of Android 4.0 on many of their flagship and top handset. Samsung Galaxy S II received this update last month but there are more Samsung powered smartphone which should receive the update.
The devices which will receive the updates are –
- GALAXY S II
- GALAXY S II LTE
- GALAXY S II LTE HD
- GALAXY S II X
- GALAXY Note
- GALAXY Tab 7.0
- GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus
- GALAXY Tab 8.9
- GALAXY Tab 10.1
For various carriers in Canada, Samsung Galaxy S II and its variants updates are released today as there were not released earlier. Galaxy S II X and Galaxy S II LTE HD are the NFC enabled smartphone launched recently enabling users to use Android Beam, a new introduced technology in Android 4.0 to share the content, web pages, and YouTube Videos with simple tap on phones.
Let me remind you that the availability of this software upgrade depends on the model and also on the wireless carriers requirements. So what are you waiting for? Remove your handset, head to Menu > Settings > About Phone > Software upgrade and then click on check now to know whether you have received or not. Do let us know about the same via comments section below. Importantly you should back up various applications and files on your phone before you proceed with the upgrade as all the data would be lost in due course of update and you can’t recover them back very easily. Also you should make sure that, you update this via Wi Fi only where in the download speed is faster and the process of upgradation would be done very quickly within 30 minutes of your time instead of 2 hours.