Android 4.3 released for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and is available now

Android 4.3 Jellybean is available to download right now on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE.

Published Tue, Nov 19 2013 8:10 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:20 PM CST

The 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE is finally here. The update is available for download right now on the LTE version of the Note 2 with the GT-N7105 model number. The Galaxy Note 2 has been running Android 4.1.2 since its launch. They have skipped Android 4.2.2 and went directly to 4.3. So far the update seems to be working pretty smoothly, unlike the Galaxy SIII update that got pulled back. This update is a big change; it completely changes the user interface to the one found on the Galaxy S4 and the Note 3. Samsung hasn't announced the official update's details but the people at Sammobile have listed the differences and improvements they have found and are listed below.

Android 4.3 released for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and is available now |

Changes and improvements found by Sammobile in 4.3 on the Note 2:

  • GALAXY GEAR Support
  • TRIM Support (Makes the device much faster)
  • Samsung KNOX
  • Samsung Wallet (Pre-loaded)
  • Better RAM management
  • Core UI elements updated to the ones on the Galaxy S4 (Galaxy S4's theme all over)
  • New Samsung Keyboard
  • GPU drivers have been updated (Higher GPU benchmark scores)
  • New Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
  • New screen modes (From S4): Adapt Display and Professional Photo
  • Daydream
  • Driving mode
  • Actionable notifications
  • Move-to-SD-card feature
  • New Camera mode : Sound and Shot
  • New Additions in Notification Centre
  • Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface - Exactly like the Galaxy S4)
  • Implementation of Voice controls (Let's you control various parts of the phone using voice commands - Galaxy S4 feature)
  • New Samsung Apps: Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Gallery, Music
  • Full screen Samsung apps
  • New S-Voice (from Galaxy S4)

Idene is a big gamer and tech enthusiast from the California Bay Area. He likes nifty gadgets and gizmos. Idene has been gaming since he was just a little kid and has not stopped since then. He got a Super Nintendo at the age of three and beat Mega Man X before the first grade.

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