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Telstra confirms no Android 4.2 update is coming to Galaxy S II 4G

We had confirmed earlier on our Twitter account that the Galaxy S II and Note wouldn’t be getting any more updates after Android 4.1, and while Samsung hasn’t officially said anything, Telstra might just have confirmed the disappointing news for every Galaxy S II owner out there. According to a Telstra rep, “Samsung have confirmed that there are no more updates planned for the SGS2 4G.”

Yes, Telstra does mention the 4G variant of the device, but it’s most likely that the same applies to all the variants, something our insider confirmed as well. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, as the Galaxy S II (and original Note) did get two major updates and completed two years of support. We’d sure love to live in a world where manufacturers provide even longer support for their flagships, but for now, it’s time to accept the fact that the Galaxy S II – which is perhaps the best device Samsung ever made – is going to be stuck on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean forever. 

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ahmedkholy
ahmedkholy

could any one give me the link to download the latest version of android software ?

cagrazales
cagrazales

Thinking about moving my S2 that still rocks to Cyanogenmod wich support Kitkat 4.4.x and is a much better OS on CPU and RAM optimization for Android devs. Since Samsung trashed my phone for oldie.

haitha
haitha

nice

morfive
morfive

I do not understand Samsung … can not say that the andoid 4.2.2 is not compatible when I have version 4.3 (customized version of course) running on my Galaxy S II and taking some bug’s because the version is still beta but otherwise works very well…
The problem is that Samsung does not want to upgrade because it is more profitable…

giosoliman
giosoliman

i can accept that my SII wont get 4.2.2 until i read that the Galaxy SII Plus has already gotten 4.2.2 update. Yeah its newer but the specs are just downgrades compared to the GT-i9100. I cant stand the fact that an inferior-specced phone got updated while a classified flagship, still relevant and undeniably superior phone wont get it. Im still hoping though. I mean Galaxy S started their name, but Galaxy S II took them to the top. RESPECT Samsung. Please.

rma1902
rma1902

Thanks samsung,i have a galaxy note and you gave me 2 android update that 1st one was buggy and second one was after that android 4.3 came and we cant call it update.you gave galaxy s3 android 4.1 and skipped the 4.2 and want to give it android 4.3 and 4.4 and … then whats a difference between gs3 and gs4 hah? im your fan but im not satisfied by your updates and i feel mad right now and im thinking maybe its better for me to buy other companies products i dont know . im sad…

qldscottie
qldscottie

Telstra are talking about the 9210T which is running a Snapdragon processor and it’s typical Telstra – blame someone else. Every other carrier (727 ATT, 727R Rogers, 9210 Sweden) have released 4.1.2 but not Telstra left us Aussie’s stuck on 4.0.4. Thanks Telstra

sriramsi
sriramsi

As a Note1 owner, this news sucks, however I do understand the fact that this model is 2 years old and has reached end of support. But the fact of the matter is Samsung has delivered sub-standard upgrades – be it ICS or JB for Note1 and S2. The least they could have done is given us an optimized last update that we can live with for rest of the device’s life!

Lordkyron
Lordkyron

Hey Samsung&sammobile where are 2 years of official support for Note n7000? It launched on october 2011 and the last update is on april 2013.
And 4.1.2 update is very bad(firmware DBT XXLT4).Works slow with big lags everywhere and with a lot of home-drawer touchwiz refreshes.
Very very bad Samsung, bye bye

Dead Silence
Dead Silence

As Sammy lover, I’m really considering switching to Nexus devices. Sorry to say, but this sucks. A final 4.2.2 update would be acceptable and satisfy me, but now I have my thoughts.

master1234
master1234

But the SII plus did get the update and it has the same processor…

gonzalobici
gonzalobici

Hola a todos. Es normal, ya que en 4.2.2 tochwiz necesita más de 1 gb de ram. Y el s 2 sólo tiene 1 gb de ram. No es por Android 4.2.2 sino por touchwiz