Previously there was news that Samsung will be pushing Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3 smartphones. But, now there are rumors that there have been delays in the roll-outs due to issues with Samsung's TouchWiz UI. This bit of information comes from a recent tweet from SamMobile.
Samsung delayed 4.2.2 for Note II and S III. Reason new TW for S III and Note II.— SamMobile (@SamMobiles) June 11, 2013
The two smartphones did get a Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update some time back. The update brought several new features including Project Butter, customizable Notification panel, smart stay, pop-up play feature, predictive keyboard, Google Now, smart rotation amongst others.
There is no concrete news on what the 4.2.2 update will bring, but SamMobile did leak the test firmware along with details of the update for Galaxy S3. It is unclear as to if the update will bring similar features to Galaxy Note 2. For details of the changes that might be introduced by Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, click here.
Although the news of the delay doesn't come Samsung itself, SamMobile is known for giving accurate updates on Samsung related news. Besides, the South-Korean giant never did specify the date of release for the updates.
Meanwhile, let's just have a quick recap on the specifications of the two smartphones...
Samsung Galaxy S3 (Click Here For Galaxy S3 Gallery )
The device sports a 4.8 inch HD 1280 by 720 pixels display, Exynos 4412 Quad-Core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 processor and Mali 400 graphics processor, 1 GB RAM. The phone comes in two storage options of 16 GB and 32 GB and sports a primary camera of 8 megapixel and a secondary camera of 1.9 megapixel. The phone also includes a microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB and 2050mAh. Galaxy S3 comes with connectivity features including Wi-Fi, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, Wi-Fi, hotspot and Bluetooth 4.0. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 27,990.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Galaxy Note 2 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, features a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, 1.6GHz quad core processor, 2GB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting 32GB, 8MP rear camera, 1.9MP front camera, connectivity features including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC and micro USB 2.0. and a massive 3,100 mAh Li-ion battery. The samrtphone is priced at Rs. 34,900.