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Galaxy S II Plus getting Android 4.2.2 update in Germany, build I9105PXXUBMG8

Okay, so Galaxy S II, S III and Note II owners are not going to like this: Samsung has started rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update for the Galaxy S II Plus in Germany, making it the first device to be updated to 4.2.2 in Samsung’s lineup, before the company’s 2012 flagships. This will specially anger owners of the original Galaxy S II, as the device was recently rumored to have been struck off the list of devices eligible for the Android 4.2.2 update.

The update comes with build number I9105PXXUBMG8 and is now available via Kies. There are supposedly performance improvements, enhancements to TouchWiz (expect to see some of the features from the Galaxy S4 as well), and the usual 4.2.2 features like lockscreen widgets, Daydream screensaver mode, dedicated toggles section in the status bar, and more should also be present.

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As AllAboutSamsung.de notes, this could either mean two things: Samsung is using a not-so-important device in the lineup to test how Android 4.2.2 works, or it is a sign that the rumors of the Galaxy S III and Note III getting updated directly to Android 4.3 are true, or both. The Galaxy S II could also still get 4.2.2, but considering it’s two years old and has already received two major updates, Samsung could leave it behind at 4.1.2 and not worry too much about getting past the problems they are apparently facing with “adjusting TouchWiz.”

Anyway, if you have the Galaxy S II Plus, be sure to connect your phone to your computer and fire up Kies to check for the update. The update should soon be hitting other countries, and we’ll be posting the full firmware for manual flashing as soon as we get it, in the firmware section.

Have any of you received the update on your Galaxy S II Plus yet?

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thaerd1988
thaerd1988

oooooooookkkkk

wahou85
wahou85

Hello,

I have a Galaxy S2 Plus.

When I connect it to Samsung Kies it tells me I have the latest firmware version but I have android 4.1.2.

How can I get android 4.2 ?

I am in France. Do I have to wait more ?

Thank you.

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hansolo2345
hansolo2345

I really feel like they are screwing the galaxy s3 people.samsung employees be like: so the s4 has 4.2 the s2 plus is getting 4.2 and oh the s3? …..we will just tell em we wait for 4.3 so we have we get more sales of your s4 :DDD

cuve
cuve

I have had the Galaxy S, Galaxy SLC, currently I have IBS and SIIP, a shame that Samsung S2 and forget the SIIP also guess I’ll have to change your brand of mobile perhaps Sony or Motorola

cuve
cuve

He tenido el Galaxy S, Galaxy SLC,tengo actualmente el SII y el SIIP, una pena que Samsung se olvide del S2 y supongo que SIIP tambien, tendré que cambiar de marca de movil quizas Sony o Motorola

reco1995
reco1995

Pleace download link 🙂

ozan2323
ozan2323

4.2.2 CHARGE TIME %50 DOWN,,,CLOSE-AND OPEN EVERTIME BIG PROBLEM…

ganp
ganp

Because original S2 is no longer in shops so no need for more updates because you cant make money out of it anymore, thats unfair. So do u want us to throw away our S2 and go for new ones yet S2 has it all to take this new updates.

fer_champions
fer_champions

Incredible a Galaxy s2 plus getting android 4.2.2!!!!! and the owners of the galaxy s3 and note 2 continue waiting an official firmware……. 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 I can’t believe it!!!!

vavrorvav
vavrorvav

After seeing many malfunctions reported by users on how bad 4.3 is. I think i won’t even update. I’m having enough app closed and rotation not working in 4.1.2. After that i’m sceptical when it comes to samsung updates

jlieu
jlieu

Old devices get official 4.2.2? are you kidding me!? How about our S3??

AquilaSol
AquilaSol

Of course they are. Just as ASUS rolls out every new OS on the TF300 before shipping it to their flagships.

It’s a test run.

Why risk a major fault showing up on your 50 million-sale flagship device, when you can test it on an old, mid-range device?

CsabaZz
CsabaZz

Do you really think that’s a good answer for our question? Why the hell didn’t they test the build on their OWN devices? They have as many as they just can grap! I would been very angry if they had to release official beta/test OS to find out they have worked good or not, LOL. Of course leaking an OS is similar but officially unofficial. 🙂

Vidoc
Vidoc

ye ye… Tab 2, SGS4, s4 activ, tab 3 and the sgs2+ got now 4.2.2. My question is why the hell SGS2+ don’t have problems with TouchWiz??? for too long i think know the answer. Problem is Samsung focus only on SGS4 and he have sell more devices. PS. Guys they don’t skip directly to 4.3 on SGS3 that was fake info and Samsung say that will update SGS3 to 4.2.2. But when???????

molnard89
molnard89

Really? Never again Samsung or any manufacturer. Only Nexus …. I’ve had enough from manufacturers without support etc.

bashar aldaher
bashar aldaher

and what about galaxy note n7000 ??

gtone339
gtone339

Really?

usamairaq
usamairaq

Nach einem Vergleich zwischen galaxy s2 und galaxy s2 plus.
Ich habe keinen Unterschied in dem Bildschirm und die Auflösung oder den Prozessor und RAM.
Der einzige Unterschied im Gewicht und dem Betriebssystem und den internen und externen Speicher.
The question now is how the Galaxy S II is not qualified to be the Galaxy S II Plus qualified ?

usamairaq
usamairaq

I’m sorry I wrote suspension in both German and English, I tried to repair suspension but I was not able to

losteagle
losteagle

It’s only business man ! The original Galaxy S2 isn’t in the store any more … so Galaxy S2 Plus with 4.2.2 could sell something …
Very disappointed !!

k3vin_diaz
k3vin_diaz

what if for the announcement or the release date of the galaxy note 3, they release the jb 4.3 for the note 2 also? 😀 and also for the gs3 and the note 1?

i wish that could really happen…

Rajiv Iqbal
Rajiv Iqbal

Galaxy grand duos 4.2.2?? 🙁
When firmware of galaxy grand duos 4.2.2 released by OTA (Over The Air)?
please…. :3

akeem127
akeem127

I just hope that the U.S. variants of the Galaxy S2 get the 4.2.2 update.

jandro00
jandro00

españolinglésfrancésis a shame that no Sg3 first update since already haddeveloped, and update other devices in terms of sales lower.
So Samsung care to its customers: (

petraru1
petraru1

i don’t understand you guys… for the S2 you have CM 10.1 and probably 10.2, CyanogenMod is much more better than the stock firmware… i have a galaxy express i8730 with 4.1.2 out of the box and i am a little afraid of future updates… on my old S Advance after updating to 4.1.2 i had lagg in everything(phone,camera,messaging,games), maybe the express will work better on 4.2.2 or 4.3 but new updates doesn’t always bring good software experience.

vipul619
vipul619

Actually on the S2 I9100, CM isn’t perfect. It has bugs, unfixable bugs here and there, which is why everyone prefers a stock ROM with custom kernel.

losteagle
losteagle

CM 10.X are good, but doesn’t have hardware optimization as stock ROM because Samsung never released source for Exynos !

_Marcoo_
_Marcoo_

I wish samsung update S2 i9100 to 4.2.2 too 🙁

M4t3y
M4t3y

i wish too. but seriously now. we can root our phones and get 4.2.2 . this will work.

akeem127
akeem127

Samsung is supposedly skipping the 4.2 for the SGS3. It should be updating directly to 4.3.

arbi97
arbi97

WTF?? Samsung, what U doing? Why U update this F*****g s**t phone, but U don’t update the SGS3? Where is your Logic?
Okay, F**c U,Samsung. Never buy your phone. Enough……..

Thehardtruth
Thehardtruth

Because they are skipping 4.2.2 and going straight to 4.3 for the S3. 4.2.2 will be the final update for the i9100 and its variants. What samsung is doing is the correct and most logical decision. Why waste time on giving customers outdated software when you can give them the lastest one. No need to act so childishly

CsabaZz
CsabaZz

Yepp, and when 5.0 comming out they skip 4.3 because of 5.0, then 5.1 comming out and skip 5.0… and this continous. Samsung takes a total failed step to gets newer OS on their oldest/lowest range devices because peopel won’t buy their flagship phone becuase of this. I have S3 and get think about buying Note 3 in fall because of this. Spent a lot of money and get no support? C’mon guys, are you freakin’ crazy, what did you smoke?!

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