Samsung has started unleashing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update to its highly popular Galaxy Note (GT-N7000) phablet. The 5.3-inch phone was launched in 2011 initially with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and received Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich update in August, 2012, and now it is getting Android Jelly Bean update. The users belonging to the countries like Hong Kong, Taiwan and Germany are the first to receive the update via Samsung KIES, Samsung’s desktop phone management software or over the air. The update will be then gradually rolled out globally.

Samsung Galaxy Note Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Note Smartphone

The Jelly Bean update brings many widgets and improvement over existing Android 4.0 ICS. The update includes the features like faster performance with project butter, Multi-Window, Page Buddy, customizable Notification Panel, Smart Rotation, new keyboard with gesture typing like the Android 4.2, Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play, new Widgets, Google Now and more.

The company has quite brilliant history of providing latest updates to its highly popular devices under Galaxy line up. At the end of the last year, Samsung kicked-off Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update to its Galaxy Note 2 smartphones in India and it is likely to provide the same for Galaxy S2 soon.