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Samsung Galaxy i5700 to get Android 2.1 in Q2

February 4, 2010 | by Andrew Kameka


Samsung Galaxy i5700 to get Android 2.1 in Q2

The Samsung Galaxy i5700 has languished on Android 1.5 while older phones have already been updated to Android 1.6. Galaxy i5700 owners will finally get a newer version of Android as early as April or May, and they’ll be jumping straight to Android 2.1.

TechRadar reports that the Galaxy i5700 phones carried by 02 UK will be updated some time in Q2. That could mean as early as April or as late as June since carrier testing may add a slight delay to the release. 02 has a reputation for thorough testing on updates, which could lead to delays according to TechRadar. Galaxy phones tied to phones on other networks will be available on a case-by-case basis.

The news was first reported by, which was confirmed by the Polish division of Samsung.

[TechRadar via]