Samsung Galaxy SL I9003, Galaxy Tab 3G and WiFi models getting Gingerbread update soon

Samsung Russia has announced that it’s entire line of Galaxy products are getting the Gingerbread update. While many phones have already got the update , the company has promised that it’s bringing the gingerbread update to the Galaxy Tab 3G and WiFi models and also the Galaxy SL i9003. The Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5 will not get Gingerbread love but only Froyo !

Here is the status of the rollout from Samsung.

Model Release date update
Galaxy Ace (S5830) 12/05/2011
Galaxy Fit (S5670) 05/19/2011
Galaxy Gio (S5660) 07/07/2011
Galaxy S (I9000) 07/04/2011
Galaxy Mini (S5570) 08/07/2011
Galaxy Tab (P1000) getting ready
Galaxy Tab WiFi (P1010) getting ready
Galaxy scLCD (I9003) getting ready

Here are the improvements due to the Gingerbread update ( translated from the source )

  • Improved user interface enables rapid access to settings and intuitive control. Members will also appreciate the optimized system with support for multitouch input and a function copy / paste in one touch.
  • Higher performance – on time smartphone and download HD-video was cut in half.
  • The ability to use the front camera of the applications.
  • Best performance in 3D-games and the ability to control with built-in motion sensor (gyroscope).
  • Enhanced support for audio codecs and audio effects for high-quality audio playback and recording.
  • Support for embedded video on web pages (WebM / VP8).
  • Extending the device by optimizing the energy consumption and monitor the use of battery power with the charts and displaying statistics.

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Source (in Russian)

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