Original Galaxy Note gets Jelly Bean test leak


After Samsung debuted some awesome new features on the Galaxy Note II, many original Note owners were left wondering if their devices would get a taste of those features. After already updating the Note once this year, it looks like they’re prepping another jelly bean flavored update pretty soon. That tasty update has been leaked by SamMobile and includes plenty of new features.

Unfortunately, Samsung hasn’t added support for the S-Pen in their Jelly Bean source code, so some of those features aren’t going to be there. According to some inside sources, though, that should be ready to go by December/January. Not too far off. Aside from that, the new software supposedly works flawlessly and includes several other cool new things.

Some of the Enhancements in the new Jelly Bean Update:
– Android 4.1.2 – Build JZO54K
– Buttery Smooth Performance & Great Stability (Thanks to Project Butter)
– Multi-View (Multi Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
– Multi-View can also be disabled
– Page Buddy
– Notification Panel can now be customized
– New Additions in Notification Panel
– Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
– Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
– 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

Obviously, this isn’t official. So even though early testing shows it performs well, there’s bound to be a few bugs here and there. But if you’re the kind of person who loves bleeding edge software, that’s not going to deter you, right? Hit the source to get your hands on this latest leak.

source: SamMobile

About the Author: Jared Peters

Born in southern Alabama, Jared spends his working time selling phones and his spare time writing about them. The Android enthusiasm started with the original Motorola Droid, but the tech enthusiasm currently covers just about everything. He likes PC gaming, Lenovo's Moto Z line, and a good productivity app.