Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean: Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Starts to Get Updated

By: Anuj Bhatia

Samsung is always large at heart when it comes to updating Galaxy handsets with latest updates. That's the reason, why the South Korean giant has able to convince millions of consumers, what others failed to do so.

If by chance you own the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 (GT- I8160) then get ready to update the device to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The makers behind the Samsung Galaxy S4, now officially, supporting Android Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Ace 2( via Sam Mobile). The update is being rolled out in phases. India might not get a taste of the Galaxy Ace 2 - the device is still being sold as an unofficial handset. The device was launched with Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread.

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean: Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Starts to Get Updated

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Here are the official details of the update:

  • Android Version: 4.1.2 - Build JZO54K
  • PDA: I8160XXMC8
  • CSC: I8160TMNMC3
  • MODEM: I8160XXMC8
  • Build Date: 26 March 2013
  • Changelist: 1016990

Procedure to get updated Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Keep checking your handset, whether there is a firmware update message flashing in the notification bar or not. If the update cannot be downloaded via OTA method then download Samsung Kies from company's official site. Download the set up, and connect the handset to your PC.

What are the benefits to update your device to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean?

You get Google Now and Samsung Galaxy S3 Nature UI

Smooth performance

Better customization options

New Lockscreen option

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 - Specifications and features

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is a popular Android handset. It is low-to-medium ranged handset. It was announced back in February 2012, and was made available in stores in May last year. However, the handset was never announced for the Indian market. But thanks to the grey market, the device is still being sold. The handset comes with a 3.8-inch display with resolution of 800 X 480 pixels, 800MHz dual -core processor, 768MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory (expandable), a 5-mega pixel rear camera with LED flash, VGA - quality front facing camera, and lastly 1500mAh battery under the hood.

Do you own Samsung Galaxy Ace 2? Have you tried to update the firmware to latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean? Share pictures of the handset via Facebook. Stay tuned to GizBot.

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