The Android Operating System as we all know is an Open Source Initiative by Google to make mobile computing easier and much more efficient. Android OS have been found to be less resource hungry and more charge efficient than other rival Mobile OS like Windows Mobile, Symbian and the iOS.
But as it is Open Source, Android has a feature of constantly getting updated with newer versions. The OS is mainly designed by the developers in the open community which is practically everyone in the world. So there is chance for a higher number of errors and bugs that may be associated with the OS than professionally developed and tested OS variants form other manufacturers.
The latest version of Android titled the Gingerbread 2.3.4 was released just after a short span of time since the 2.3.3 version was released. Samsung Galaxy S I9000 will be the first Indian phone to receive the latest Android upgrade. Majority of the users of Samsung Galaxy S I9000 have not upgraded to the 2.3.3 version and before that the next variant is launched which has somewhat created a confusion.
According to the Android Community the immediate release of the Gingerbread 2.3.4 version was the result of a dangerous security flaw found in the 2.3.3 version that permitted unauthorized access to user"s data.
A major highlight of the new Gingerbread 2.3.4 version is obviously the inclusion of video chat over Google Talk. This was hailed in the online community as the major milestone in Version 2.3.4 ever since the developers began working on the new version some months back.
The global upgrade for Samsung Galaxy S I9000 to the Gingerbread 2.3.4 version is expected to occur by the end of the 3rd quarter of 2011 and Indian consumers can expect the upgrade to their handsets to be made available by the end of 4th Quarter.
Samsung Galaxy S I9000 boasts of features such as:
- 5 Mega Pixel Camera with LED flash and autofocus
- 720p Video recording
- Super AMOLED display
- EDGE, GPRS
- Bluetooth with EDR
- FM Radio
- 800 MHz Processor
- Up to 32 GB of external memory
With the latest version of Android Gingerbread also finding its way into Samsung Galaxy S I9000, the phone is expected to redefine the industry standards as far as Smartphones are concerned.
The new OS will be a one to watch out fore as well.