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Samsung Galaxy S II getting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in September or October

Galaxy Note "100% sure" for Jelly Bean upgrade too, according to Sammy insiders

While Samsung Galaxy S3 users have been revelling in the news that Android Jelly Bean has been spotted on Galaxy S3s in the wild, owners of the Galaxy S II have been twiddling their thumbs wondering if their phones will get an upgrade to Android 4.1.

Well, wonder no longer – Sammobile’s sources claim that Samsung’s currently testing Android 4.1 on the Galaxy S II, with a public KIES release set to land in September or October.

Galaxy Note owners aren’t being left out of the upgrade party either, with insiders saying that the super-sized phone is “100% sure” to get a dose of Jelly Bean goodness. While it’s not particularly surprising news, it’s welcome all the same. Want to see what you’ll be getting? Check out our Android 4.1 Jelly Bean need to know and video review.

[Sammobile via GSMarena]

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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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