Galaxy S II owners on Rogers finding Android 4.0 update through Samsung Kies

While they won’t get to enjoy the vastly improved hardware of the Samsung Galaxy S III soon launching in Canada, owners of the Galaxy S II on Rogers are receiving a bit of a consolation prize in the form of Ice Cream Sandwich. The update has been made available via Samsung Kies and brings the phone to Android 4.0.4, providing an OS overhaul that brings about features such as improved multi-tasking and data management as well as what should be a boost in performance. You still have TouchWiz masking a true Holo-themed experience, but that’s nothing GS2 owners aren’t already accustomed to. Any users from the Great White North go through with the install process yet?

[via MobileSyrup]

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  • Jeffrey Evans

    Meanwhile, Sprint S2′s are STILL waiting. My next phone, Nexus all the way.

    • 84guy

      took sprints nexus s way too long to get an update. and not sure if Google is going to do a pure nexus for cdma but i could be wrong

      • ReverseRoxas

        I don’t think anyone is sure… Mostly because assumptions are just assumptions.

  • NIGHTSCOUT

    I’m still waiting for ICS update for my OG Droid 1. Anyone have a date?

  • Joseph Hu

    i got a text yesterday saying that the update is now available for att… i didn’t hear about this, and so checked resources online, and looks legit… anyone go through with the update yet? i’m debating on whether or not doing it… i’ve seen the ice cream in action on the nexus, and it looks great. i’m just worried about the hardware not being able to support…