Samsung will be updating the Galaxy S3 and Note 2 to Android 4.2, the phone-maker has all-but confirmed, adding some welcome new features to the gadget-maker’s flagship smartphone.
In a statement given to ZDNet, a Samsung spokesperson said: "We will announce rollout plans for Android 4.2 to our Galaxy portfolio of devices in due course.”
Although Samsung doesn’t identify the S3 and Note 2 by name, it’s inconceivable that its two newest, highest-profile smartphones wouldn’t be among those to get a platform bump to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
However, it’s still good to see Samsung issuing a prompt statement to keep its customer base in the loop – especially given some rival phone-makers’ patchy record in that respect.
When it does arrive, features it brings to handsets include a new stock Android keyboard that allows you to trace out words on the screen a la Swype for faster touchscreen typing.
Also incoming is improved app security and multi-user support, with the option to create different profiles and levels of access to keep inappropriate content away from prying eyes.
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