Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Samsung has started rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the first generation Galaxy Note GT-N7000. The Galaxy Note is the first successful Phablet to hit store shelves, after the Dell Streak, which wasn’t successful.
The update may not be available to all the users as it is being rolled out in phases throughout the globe. Samsung will be revamping the interface found on the device with the Nature UX Interface. It the same one found on the Samsung Galaxy S III and the Note II.
The update will bring with it a slew of features to the device. The new features will include Android 4.1.2, Great Stability (Thanks to Project Butter), Multi-View (Multi Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II), Page Buddy, Notification Panel can now be customized, New Additions in Notification Panel, Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings), Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard), Samsung’s Cloud services, Features like Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play, New Widgets From the Galaxy S III, 2 Home screen modes, New Notifications bar and of course, Google Now.
The Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 can be updated through Samsung KIES or by using OTA.
Under the hood, an ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core 1.4GHz processor along with 1GB RAM power the device. It has a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. it also shows off 16GB built-in storage expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. It also houses an 8MP camera with 1080p HD videos and is powered by a 2500mAh battery. You can read our detailed review of the device here.