South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung has reportedly started to deliver the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system upgrade to its Galaxy Note GT-N7000 devices in various markets around the world, including Germany, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.According to a recent post on Samsung Updates, the owners of this device in Germany should start receiving notifications on the availability of the update for their handsets, and will receive it as Build JZO54K.
Furthermore, esphoneblog.com notes that the same platform build is being pushed to units in Hong Kong and Taiwan, with all the enhancements that Samsung has already announced for this update packed inside.
The update includes not only the Android 4.1.2 OS flavor, but also the Premium Suite that has already been delivered to Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II devices out there.
Following the update, users will be able to take advantage of better performance capabilities on their devices, as well as of Google Now, the Multi-Window feature, new homescreen modes, smart rotation, updated notifications, and the like.
The changes that Samsung packed in the aforementioned Premium Suite include:
- Multi Window - Do multiple tasks on the same screen at the same time with no screen transitions.
- Popup Note / Video / Browser - Popup Note, which allows users to instantly, conveniently write down directions, phone numbers, and other information while on a call. Popup Note will intuitively open when you pull out S Pen or double tap the screen. Popup Video and Browser allow users to watch video or browse the web while per forming other tasks.
- Photo Note / Photo Frame - Treasure your memories with handwritten notes on the front or back of your photos.
- Easy Clip - Crop an image from any screen to save or share easily. And, just draw a line to select text. You can easily capture the instant inspiration.
- Paper Artist - Provides an emotional & aesthetic photo editing experience. Choose from various picture editing effects.
- Handwriting on S Planner / Email - Send handwritten notes via Email or handwrite memos to yourself in S Planner. Like a post card, you can send your emotional feeling now via Email with handwritten notes. Like your paper planner, you can write down your tasks in a more personal and intuitive way.
- Enhanced S Note - More amusing effects & new templates were added. Use Sketch effect for various photo effect and image filters with Color Picker, you can pick any color you want directly from any images and draw with it
With the update already hitting Galaxy Note devices out there, it should not be too long before Samsung confirms a global rollout of the platform upgrade, so stay tuned for more on the matter.