In recent times, the Korean giant Samsung has started rolling out Android v4.1 Jelly Bean firmware update for its Samsung Galaxy S Advance (Model No GT-I9070) smartphone in the country. According to Samsung, the update is being rolled out in phases Over the Air (OTA), so it’s natural that every users of the smartphone wouldn’t get the update right away. But if you can’t wait, then you get it by using Samsung’s own Samsung Kies App (PC & Mac). Once the update reaches your region, a notification will be popped up on your handset informing about it.
The smartphone actually comes with Android v2.3 Gingerbread onboard, so with this update they will have Android v4.1 Jelly Bean on their device. It is indeed quite relaxing for the users of the smartphone, as they will be able to access the latest features of Google’s OS. However, instead of Android v4.1 Samsung should have released Android v4.2 Firmware update. But it’s okay given that there is hardly any difference between these two. So what does the update bring? Take a look below.
- TouchWiz Nature UX user interface
- Popup Play
- Google Now
- Direct call
- Contextual search
- Smart Stay
- Notification, Project Butter performance enhancements
- Improved widget support
- 2 Home-screen Modes
And there might be more. You never know until you update.
Like we said, you’ll receive a notification on your device. But if you found out that other users of your region receiving the update Over the Air (OTA) but you’re not, then we would suggest you to check from your phone’s menu just go to the ‘Settings’, then ‘About Phone’ and finally tap on ‘Check for Updates’ option. Alternatively, you can take help of Samsung Kies app.
And about the smartphone, it boasts a 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution. It has a 1 GHz dual-core processor equipped with 768 MB of RAM. Just as we said, it actually runs Android v2.3 Gingerbread version. It comes with a 5 Megapixel rear camera and 1.3 Megapixel front camera. It has up to 16 GB of internal storage capacity and it supports microSD expansion (up to 32 GB). As for connectivity, there is 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, microUSB etc. It is powerd by a 1500 mAh battery.
The original price of the smartphone is Rs.17500/- but recently it received a price cut and now it is available at Rs.14500/-. Check out Flipkart for further details.
To conclude, no matter how you update the firmware of your smartphone, you’ll get the same features. So just let us know if the update brings something more other than the features mentioned above.