Samsung has just announced via press release its plans to officially update its Galaxy S line of phones to Gingerbread starting this week, with the UK and Scandinavian countries first on the list to get the Ginger-bump and has again remained characteristically ambiguous about exactly which Galaxy S devices will be eligible or the update directly from Kies, Samsung’s device management software. This upgrade to Android 2.3 Gingerbread offers a wealth of enhancements to the platform, including support for improved 3D graphics functionality, an overall boost to performance, tweaks to the camera application and enhancements to the user interface that should make the devices significantly better in everyday use………
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in Android mobile devices announced the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) upgrade to the Samsung GALAXY S, GALAXY Tab and GALAXY Ace/Gio/Fit/mini, giving users enhanced performance and an improved user interface.The GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab are Samsung’s intelligently designed smart devices with 1 GHz application processors, giving users an intuitive, immersive and integrated mobile experience.The upgrade from Froyo 2.2 to Gingerbread 2.3 offers an even greater user experience, with features including:
- Faster Performance – Multimedia content now has a lower CPU consumption rate, while support for more powerful 3D Graphics enables an enhanced mobile gaming experience.
- Upgraded Usability – The user interface has been improved, enabling faster access and control and a more intuitive user experience. Users will also benefit from improved copy-and-paste functionality.
List of Samsung Galaxy devices due for Gingerbread update:
- Galaxy Tab GT-P1000
- Galaxy S GT-I9000
- Galaxy Ace GT-S5830
- Galaxy Gio GT-S5600
- Galaxy Fit GT-S5670
- Galaxy mini GT-5570
The Android 2.3 upgrade will start with GALAXY S in the UK and Nordic countries from mid-May, and gradually rolled out to other European markets, North America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, Africa and rest of the world according to the regional plan.The upgrade will be available via Kies, Samsung’s device management software. Kies can be downloaded from Samsung’s corporate website (http://www.samsung.com).