AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note gets to taste Android 4.1 Jelly Bean too starting today
Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note II isn’t the only device graced with receiving an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean today. It’s been joined by AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy Note – the original model from 2011, which AT&T released in February last year.
Unfortunately though, AT&T and Samsung have gone with a tethered update this time around. That means this won’t trickle down to you over-the-air, instead you’ll need to be using Samsung’s Kies desktop software in order to download the update and perform the installation. An inconvenience, sure, but probably not that great of a price to pay for getting software bits that have been released after 2011.
Aside from the bits and pieces that automatically come with this version of Android (think Project Butter and Google Now), the update for the Galaxy Note also contains Popup note and Popup Video and Browser functionality, the former letting you jot down notes while in a call, the latter allowing for watching videos or browsing the Web while performing other tasks.
You can write notes on the front and back of photos too, crop images from any screen, Paper artist makes for an “emotional and aesthetic photo editing experience”, handwriting is now supported in S Planner and email, and more effects and templates have been added to S Note.
Via Android Police