T-Mobile Galaxy Note II (SGH-T889) getting Android 4.3 update

The Android 4.3 update for various Samsung devices is slowly but surely making its way to users in the past few weeks, and now it’s the turn of the T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note II to receive the much-awaited new version of Android. The update (build number T889UVUCMK7) is appearing on users’ devices since a few hours, and is available as an over-the-air update as usual. For those that haven’t received it yet, a check in the Settings » About phone » Software updates menu might help, or they can simply download the firmware from our firmware section and update manually.


The Android 4.3 update brings the following changes and features:

  • – GALAXY GEAR Support
  • – TRIM Support (Makes the device much faster)
  • – Samsung KNOX
  • – Samsung Wallet (Pre-loaded)
  • – Better RAM management
  • – Core UI elements updated to the ones on the Galaxy S4 (Galaxy S4′s theme all over)
  • – New Samsung Keyboard
  • – GPU drivers have been updated (Higher GPU benchmark scores)
  • – New Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
  • – New screen modes (From S4): Adapt Display and Professional Photo
  • – Daydream
  • – Driving mode
  • – Actionable notifications
  • – Move-to-SD-card feature
  • – New Camera mode : Sound and Shot
  • – New Additions in Notification Centre
  • – Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface – Exactly like the Galaxy S4)
  • – Implementation of Voice controls (Let’s you control various parts of the phone using voice commands – Galaxy S4 feature)
  • – New Samsung Apps: Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Gallery, Music
  • – Full screen Samsung apps
  • – New S-Voice (from Galaxy S4)


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