Samsung releases Jelly Bean update for Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 series

Note_10.1_updateSamsung has officially announced that it has started rolling out the much awaited Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Wi-Fi versions of Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 series tablets in the United States.

According to Samsung, the Jelly Bean update brings the premium suite improvements as well as Android 4.1 performance enhancements to the Note 10.1. The Premium Suite update for Note 10.1 tablet includes improved S Pen support, ability to easily open and resize multiple apps, Air View, Quick Command and more. The detailed look at these features is given below.

Full Change-log of Premium Suite update for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Multi-tasking & Productivity:

Enhanced Multi Window feature

Cascade View: The feature allows users to freely resize, move and pin selected applications in multiple views, running them simultaneously or while operating the home-screen.

Air View: Allows users to use S Pen to conveniently and quickly preview content without having to open it.

Quick Command: With Quick Command, the S Pen quickly activates applications and services that are used most often by allowing you to write command shortcuts using customized and preset S Pen strokes.

Enhanced Personalization:

Enhanced handwriting: Users can quickly and easily send personalized handwritten notes and memos to friends and family via email, as well as hand-write directly into their S Planner

Enhanced S Note: S Note now features additional ready-to-use templates; allows users to add effects to their digital content with Idea Sketch; and enables the insertion of video directly into not only Note templates but also other templates.

Easy Clip: Allows users to select and clip content to save, paste or share in seconds.

Photo Note: Add personalized handwritten notes on the back of your photos to help capture the moment.


Paper Artist: Besides enabling users to enliven sketches or content with different color or pencil styles, Paper Artist enables over 30 artistic effects that can be applied to images or media.

A smarter S Pen: The S Pen now allows users to select writing or color modes at the touch of a button, or unlock the home-screen simply by removing the S Pen.

On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 will also get the Jelly Bean improvements including more intuitive user interface, faster performance and response times and an overall smoother user experience.

You can further read about the update at Samsung USA.

The updates can be downloaded both OTA and via Kies application on PC and Mac.

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