As promised, Samsung has rolled out the Android Jelly Bean 4.1 update for its Galaxy Ace 2 smartphone. The handset is based on Android Gingerbread operating system but Samsung has decided not to issue the Android ICS operating system for it.
Meanwhile, the Jelly Bean update has been rolled out in the UK for Galaxy Ace 2 and the same is expected to be released in other countries in the following days; no final timeline or roll out schedule though has been shared by the company.
The upgrade is expected to bring a better and responsive user interface along with Android’s very own integrated voice recognition engine. Galaxy Ace 2, which is the upgraded version of Galaxy Ace, is an affordable dual-core smartphone. The Galaxy Ace 2 features a 3.8-inch touchscreen PLS TFT display which is slightly better LCD quality panel with support for 480×800 resolution. Internally, it houses a dual-core mobile processor, clocked at 800 MHz. The Galaxy Ace 2 has been beefed up with 768 MB memory and has been given modern day features such as WiFi Direct.
Samsung will also offer the latest version of TouchWiz user interface with Live Panels UX along with the Android 4.1 update. The phone has a 1500 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 comes with a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus as well as flash at the back. This camera is capable of recording 720p HD videos and has a VGA camera in the front for video calls. Samsung has also added Bluetooth 3.0 and GPS that supports both normal set of GPS satellites and also the GLONASS network, which ensures more accurate location locking.