Good news Galaxy Note 8.0 3G owners, you’re getting Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the first for the 3G variant of the Galaxy Note 8.0 (model number GT-N5100) in Germany.
Samsung has started rolling out the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update from today, and it may take a day or two before you get notification for Galaxy Note 8.0, a mini-tablet with capacitive stylus: S-Pen from the South Korean house.
The Android 4.2.2 update is, as usual progressive and gradual, and it is expected to arrive on all European models in coming days or weeks.
With Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, Galaxy Note 8.0 will get all the new features such as a battery power level and toggle menu in the status bar, Daydream screensaver mode (so called “Quick Settings”), improved task switching, an updated keyboard and many small bug fixes and refinements. In TouchWiz UX, there are also a number of new features, such as improved launcher, weather widget and new lock screen with widgets support borrowed from Samsung Galaxy S4.
The new firmware is signed N5100XXCMH1, while the build is dated August 1st. The update will be pushed via notification on the tablet and will be downloaded via OTA directly. Optionally, users can also update their Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 by connecting it to the computer via Kies, Samsung’s software for PC and Mac.