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Samsung has just released a list of devices that will be receiving an update to Gingerbread in the near future. This is a pretty hefty list of devices which includes the Galaxy Tab, Ace, Gio, Fit and Mini. The update is already making its rounds to the Galaxy S device as we speak. We would’ve loved to see the Galaxy Tab updated to Honeycomb but that won’t happen until after the Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1 are released officially. Check out the full list of devices and more information can be found below in the full press release.

Samsung Offers Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ Upgrade for GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab

SEOUL–(Korea Newswire) May 16, 2011 — Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in Android™ mobile devices, today announced the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) upgrade to the Samsung GALAXY S, GALAXY Tab, and GALAXY Ace/Gio/Fit/mini, giving users enhanced performance and an improved user interface.


The GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab are Samsung’s intelligently designed smart devices with 1 GHz application processors, giving users an intuitive, immersive and integrated mobile experience.

The upgrade from Froyo 2.2 to Gingerbread 2.3 offers an even greater user experience, with features including:

· Faster Performance – Multimedia content now has a lower CPU consumption rate, while support for more powerful 3D Graphics enables an enhanced mobile gaming experience.

· Upgraded Usability – The user interface has been improved, enabling faster access and control and a more intuitive user experience. Users will also benefit from improved copy-and-paste functionality.

The Android 2.3 upgrade will start with GALAXY S in the UK and Nordic countries from mid-May, and gradually rolled out to other European markets, North America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, Africa and rest of the world according to the regional plan.

The upgrade will be available via Kies, Samsung’s device management software. Kies can be downloaded from Samsung’s corporate website (


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  1. androidmixer says:

    RT @AndroidMixer: Gingerbread confirmed for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Ace, Fit, Gio and Mini #android

  2. djunio says:

    RT @AndroidMixer: RT @AndroidMixer: Gingerbread confirmed for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Ace, Fit, Gio and Mini #android

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