Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1., JellyBean Update Rolling Out Before 2013

The Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1, JellyBean update will roll out before the beginning of 2013.

Samsung confirmed this news this week.

The software will bring a New TouchWiz UI to the smartphone along with a redesigned keyboard, improved functionality for NFC connections, Google Now integration, and expandable notifications.

Samsung also stated that it should arrive during the fourth quarter of 2012 and that it will also be available for the Galaxy Note.

Both updates should officially begin rolling out at the end of November.

An Android 4.1, JellyBean update schedule has been made available by LG.

The company issued a press release yesterday that showed what devices would be first to receive the software update. The first of these will be the LG Optimus LTE 2, which will receive it in November.

The LG Optimus G will be next to receive and update, which will be available in December of this year.

The Optimus Vu and Vu 2 are scheduled to get it during the first quarter of 2013.

The Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1.2, JellyBean update should arrive before the end of this month.

Google released the update for the Nexus 7 tablet last week and the Galaxy Nexus smartphone- along with the Nexus S and Motorola Xoom- are next devices scheduled to receive it.

The first of these will be the international version of the Galaxy Nexus, which will receive the same changes and performance improvements as the Nexus 7. The update should be available to Verizon users shortly after it launches on the international model.

Google rolled out the Android 4.1.2 update for the Nexus 7 earlier this month and also released screenshots displaying the new software running on the device.