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Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Receiving Jelly Bean Update

by Sean P. Aune | April 11, 2013April 11, 2013 12:01 am PDT

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Buttons

Sometimes it feels as though the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is the forgotten child of the GSII line, but someone remembered it as it is now receiving an update to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

Samsung has released Android 4.1.2 for the Galaxy S II Skyrocket via its Kies desktop software.

Some of the updates you can look forward to include:

  • Google Now with enhanced voice activation
  • Adds Browser bar, Drive Mode, ATT Locker, Mobile Hot Spot, Featured Apps widget as preloaded applications
  • Removes Qik and MSpot applications
  • Improved Call Quality

Of course you will also be receiving other Jelly Bean perks such as Project Butter which does make the operating system noticeably smoother.

If you have a Skyrocket, hit up the source link down below and get ready for some new Android awesomeness on your phone.


Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...