Samsung Electronics’ flagship Galaxy S series surpassed the accumulated sales record of 100 million units from the supply side in only 2 years and 7 months after its launch in May 2010.
Samsung Galaxy S III is selling at much faster rate of 30 million in 5 months and 40 million in 7 months, after becoming a million seller in only 50 days after its release last May. Currently, its average daily sales are 190,000 units.
The driving force behind Samsung Electronics’ rise to the top on the global smartphone market is Galaxy S II which is gaining ground as a steady seller hitting the sales of over 40 million in only 20 months.
After the leaked firmware for the Galaxy S III of yesterday, the upcoming Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean ROM is now popping on Samsung for the Galaxy S II has also been leaked. The ROM is said to be very stable, which indicates it was in its final stages and that Samsung would probably start rolling it out soon.
Being a Jelly Bean ROM, it brings with it the usual Jelly Bean features, such as Project Butter and Google Now. You will also notice that the TouchWiz interface on the S II has been updated and is now identical to the one on the Galaxy S III and the Note II, down to the bloop bloop sound when you touch the screen. It also includes all the new features found on these phones, including Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up play.
Some of the Enhancements in the new Jelly Bean Update :
– Buttery Smooth Performance & Great Stability (Thanks to Project Butter)
– New TouchWiz Nature UX (Same UI as of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II)
– Samsung’s Cloud services
– Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play Features
– New Widgets From the Galaxy S III
– 2 Home screen modes
– New Notifications bar
– Google Now
You can watch here the Update in action :
Since this is a pre-release version it won’t be completely bug free (then again, nothing is). As usual, you have to take the usual precautions before flashing it to your phone. If you think you’re up to it, head over to the source link below.
Source : SamMobile