Samsung announced: Gingerbread update to Galaxy S, Tab, Ace/Gio/Fit/Mini

One way to choice the best Android phone is not the phone itself but the the upgrade support. Samsung gave their word that they are providing Galaxy update to the Galaxy family namely Galaxy S, Tab, Ace/Gio/Fit/Mini.

Android 2.3 Gingerbread is currently the latest version of Android with improvements in performance with lower CPU usage.

The update will start in UK and Nordic countries this mid-May and the rest of the world will soon to follow. The Samsung Galaxy update will be available via Samsung software management program called Kies.Android-2.3-Gingerbread

Samsung Offers Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ Upgrade for GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab
SEOUL–(Korea Newswire) — Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in Android™ mobile devices, today announced the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) upgrade to the Samsung GALAXY S, GALAXY Tab, and GALAXY Ace/Gio/Fit/mini, giving users enhanced performance and an improved user interface.

The GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab are Samsung’s intelligently designed smart devices with 1 GHz application processors, giving users an intuitive, immersive and integrated mobile experience.

The upgrade from Froyo 2.2 to Gingerbread 2.3 offers an even greater user experience, with features including:

· Faster Performance – Multimedia content now has a lower CPU consumption rate, while support for more powerful 3D Graphics enables an enhanced mobile gaming experience.
· Upgraded Usability – The user interface has been improved, enabling faster access and control and a more intuitive user experience. Users will also benefit from improved copy-and-paste functionality.

The Android 2.3 upgrade will start with GALAXY S in the UK and Nordic countries from mid-May, and gradually rolled out to other European markets, North America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, Africa and rest of the world according to the regional plan.

The upgrade will be available via Kies, Samsung’s device management software. Kies can be downloaded from Samsung’s corporate website (

via: press release

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  • NemOry

    @admin, nice site for us Android users in the philippines.

    And please I really wanna know if Gingerbread for galaxy tab is already available here? Cause I tried and n0thing. But on the Galaxy S yes. Please

    • PinoyDROID

      The Gingerbread update for P1000 is not available yet..

      just a little patience mate..:)

  • NemOry

    please Email me if you can, please [email protected] Thanks

  • NemOry

    Also, do you know if I can root an android phone even if it is networked locked?please

    • PinoyDROID

      yes you can still root your android phone even it is unlock. The network lock has nothing to do with rooting…

  • xyzsor

    Grrr… cant wait for gingerbread for my galaxy S

  • Vin

    Hi All,

    May I ask If someone tried to use the GAME HUB? Im using SGSII, unfortunately it doesn’t work. The phone always prompt me that it needs data connection I wonder why the error always appeared even though my data connection is on.

    Thanks in advance.

  • ED

    Guys, magEmail tayo ng magEmail sa samsung philippines. palagi akong ngeemail, iisa lang sagot nila – available soon. Tinanong ko din kung sana kahit date range or specific month – sagot sa akin soon pa rin… August na mga tol.. they should have rolled it out na.. ayoko kasi munang kalikutin tong ace ko (rooting and flashing) medyo2x kakabili ko pa lang kase.. hehe


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