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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3, JellyBean update in now available for users in Canada.
Multiple carriers in the country have already begun rolling out the software to the phablet such as Mobilicity and Videotron. It is available OTA (over-the-air). The update weighs in at over 700MB and brings various improvements to the device.
Sprint Galaxy Note 2 users can also now update to Android 4.3, JellyBean.
The final version of the firmware began rolling out to the carrier's customers at the end of last month. Android 4.3 brings a slew of changes to the Galaxy Note 2 such as TouchWiz refresh to match the theme from the Galaxy S4 and Note 3, a new lockscreen with multiple widgets, adjustable clock size and personal message, actionable notifications and daydream mode.
Users will also be able to move apps to the SD card and will have new screen modes such as Adapt Display and Professional Photo. TRIM support will be added to improve performance along with Galaxy Gear support, Driving Mode, voice commands and Samsung KNOX compatibility.
The update also rolled out for AT&T users OTA in November.
The Galaxy Note 2 launched back in the fall of 2012 and has become one of Samsung's most successful handsets to date.
The device features impressive specifications including a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels at 265 ppi, an 8-megapixel camera, the ability to record in 1080p, a quad-core 1600MHz, ARM Cortex A9 processor, 16GB of build-in storage, a microSD card slot, and Bluetooth 4.0.
Samsung released the successor to the Galaxy Note 2 earlier this year. The new model features a slightly different design with a backing that resembles leather.