Samsung has finally confirmed the launch of the update to Gingerbread for the devices of the family Galaxy. According to the official statement released by the Korean company, from mid-May the Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Mini, Samsung Galaxy Fit, Samsung Galaxy Next/Gio and, finally, the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be updated.
The release of the updates will begin in the United Kingdom and then will be gradually extended by Europe and other markets in the world where they sell these devices by Android. It will be attentive to Kies to check if there are updates, but for our country they are not expected before the first week of June.
We leave you with the press release íntegro:
Samsung Offers Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ Upgrade for GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab
-New platform upgrade gives users increased speed and performance gingerbread3 252 × 300 android Samsung announces Gingerbread update roll out for Galaxy S, Ace, Fit, Gio, Mini, TabSEOUL –(Korea Newswire) May 16, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in Android™ mobile devices, today announced the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) upgrade to the Samsung GALAXY S, GALAXY Tab, GALAXY and Ace/Gio/Fit/mini, giving users enhanced performance and an improved user interface.
The GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab are Samsung’s intelligently designed smart devices with 1 GHz application processor, giving users an intuitive, immersive and integrated mobile experience.
The upgrade from 2.2 Froyo to Gingerbread 2.3 offers an even greater user experience, with features including:
· Faster Performance – Multimedia content now has lower CPU consumption rate, while support for more powerful 3D Graphics enables an enhanced mobile gaming experience.
· Upgraded Usability – The user interface has been improved, enabling faster access and control and a more intuitive user experience. Users will also benefit from improved copy-and-paste functionality.
The Android 2.3 upgrade will start with GALAXY S in the UK and Nordic countries from mid-May, and gradually rolled out to other European markets, North America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, Africa and rest of the world according to the regional plan.
The upgrade will be available via Kies, Samsung’s device management software. Can be downloaded from Samsung’s Kies corporate website (http://www.samsung.com).