Samsung Begins Android 4.0 ICS Upgrade for GALAXY S II in Europe and Korea, Holds Other Markets

The Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) software upgrade for Galaxy S II begins starting today in the European countries including Poland, Hungary, and Sweden, as well as Korea. In a blog Samsung announced the global roll out of Android 4.0 ICS software upgrade for Galaxy series including Galaxy Note, Galaxy SII LTE, Galaxy R, Galaxy […]

The Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) software upgrade for Galaxy S II begins starting today in the European countries including Poland, Hungary, and Sweden, as well as Korea. In a blog Samsung announced the global roll out of Android 4.0 ICS software upgrade for Galaxy series including Galaxy Note, Galaxy SII LTE, Galaxy R, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, 7.7, 8.9, 8.9 LTE and 10.1 will follow soon."

The availability and scheduling of the software update and specific models upgradable to Android 4.0 will vary by market and wireless carriers' requirements, the company said while keeping silence on when the other part of the world will be gtting ICS upgrade.

Samsung will also offer Android 2.3 Gingerbread firmware upgrades for Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab 7″, Galaxy S Plus, Galaxy S SCL(Super Clear LCD), and Galaxy W from end of March. "The firmware upgrades for Galaxy S, for example, include Face Unlock, Snapshot, Photo Editor and others," company said.

"We expect that our customers will enjoy an enhanced experience with their GALAXY device through this upgrade. Samsung is committed to satisfying our customer needs", said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.