Samsung Finland Pegs Galaxy S Gingerbread Release For Mid-April
All over Europe, mobile carriers and manufacturers are letting slip bits and pieces of news letting us know when we can expect to see Samsung’s Galaxy S finally get an update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. While none have promised a specific date by which we can plan to see the software arrive, some have been more specific with their claims than others. The latest to chime in is Samsung Finland, helping to shore-up the ETA a bit.
Earlier today, UK carrier Three tweeted that Gingerbread would be out for the smartphone in several weeks’ time. This is following reports of delays, as Samsung Romania initially announced a March release, only to later scale back expectations. Samsung Finland’s estimation for the Gingerbread update reinforces Three’s assessment, and clarifies the window as “mid-April”.
According to Samsung, the update is basically good-to-go and is just going through some final testing before it gets rubber-stamped and released. Once we reach that point, you’ll be able to flash the Galaxy S through Samsung’s Kies software. Let’s hope April doesn’t end like March, and no more delays get in the way of this official Gingerbread release.