According to a new report, the Samsung Galaxy S2’s long-awaited update to Jelly Bean will kick off next month in Singapore. Initially, all signs pointed to Samsung delivering Android 4.1 by the end of 2012, but as the final days of the year waned the launch was delayed until early 2013.
After starting in Singapore for the GT-i9100 variant of the phone, the software upgrade will spread to Galaxy S2 handsets in other regions. For US Galaxy S2 owners, the wait could be considerably longer. American carriers are notorious for releasing updates long after similar software is available for the international version of a device. We can only hope the wait isn’t too excruciating.
When the time comes, Android 4.1.2 will be available via the Samsung Kies PC software. It will not be pushed over the air.