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Mar
Samsung-Galaxy-S2

Samsung announced just last night that the on-again-off-again Android 4.0 update would begin rolling out to the Galaxy S II in several European markets and Korea, and now we're hearing the date of March 19th for the UK variants of the device -- with carrier approval, of course.

Further dampening the excitement, Samsung also notes that "the availability and scheduling of the software update and specific models upgradable to Android 4.0 will vary by market and wireless carriers' requirements." So, basically, they're saying that users in the UK may get the update beginning on March 19th, as long as that their carrier gives the nod. But, on the other hand, anything could happen that puts the update on halt. So, really, it's more of a non-announcement until the update actually starts rolling out and we know which carriers have approved the update (can't imagine any of them actually shooting it down, though).

As usual, there's no word as to when U.S. GSII owners can expect, well, anything to happen on the Android 4.0 front.

[Pocket-Lint]

Cameron Summerson
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  • Jacob Hampton
    • Cameron Summerson

      Err... we reported that last night.

  • Mark

    Can't wait for the Kernel Source :-)

  • JSDRaven

    Where is the love Samsung, Why not hand out the update to the US market at the same time? We here love you. So show some ICS loven' back. Heck I even un-rooted my phone for this a month ago and I'm still waiting.

  • http://about.me/xarcex Jose

    I unrooted my phone as well and the wait is killing me T___T I can haz teh ICS Samsung? :P

  • BlackOmega

    I wonder when Brazil will get the update........

  • Gustav Haug

    My Norwegian GSII is up and running on ICS! Quite happy with the improvements - nice and crisp performance all round. Only concern is that my phone seems to be running a little hotter than usual - and the battery is depleting like it's nobody's business...

  • Edd

    I know it will be answered somewhere, but does this wipe my data?

  • http://bharathreddyt.com bharath reddy

    I just did the upgrade to ICS just in 4 easy steps from my phone.Here's how

    http://www.bharathreddyt.com/blog/2012/03/15/samsung-galaxy-s2-icecream-sandwich-update/

  • ddd

    ^^^^ you guide is bogus man, there is no "udate option" in setting on a gs2 get real clown

  • http://www.iangrey.org Ian Grey

    No sign in UK yet. (I have unlocked Kies 2.3.4 release in anticipation)

  • http://praveendath92.blogspot.in/ Praveen Kumar Pendyala

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNcZ8bLwbvQ
    ICS update video review. The most stable ICS presently. No broken apps. Gud battery life.
    Thumbs up if you find this helpful. Thank you.

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