Samsung Galaxy phones and Galaxy Tab getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread update

Samsung has officially announced the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) for wide range of its Galaxy phones such as Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy mini and the Samsung Galaxy Tab. All these phones and the tablet run on Android 2.2 (FroYo).
Samsung Galaxy S that came with Android 2.1 (Eclair) out of the box, got Android 2.2 update later. Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) for Samsung Galaxy S was confirmed last month.

The new Samsung Galaxy phones, Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy mini that was officially launched in India last month would also get Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). This update would bring performance updates such as, enhanced graphics and mobile gaming experience and also some of the usability improvements such as, enhanced user experience and improved copy-and-paste functionality for these phones.

This update will start rolling out from mid-May with Samsung Galaxy S in UK, Northern Europe, North Atlantic countries and will gradually be rolled out to other European markets, North America, Asia,Africa and the rest.

This update will be available via Samsung Kies desktop software which could be downloaded from the Samsung’s website.

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