After almost three weeks since Samsung announced the Premium Suite upgrade for the Galaxy S III, the South Korean manufacturer officially revealed that the older Galaxy Note is set to receive the same software treatment alongside the coveted Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade.
The previously available leaked ROMs gave away Samsung's plans to introduce Premium Suite functionality as well the first Jelly Bean iteration for the original Galaxy Note, however details were scarce at the time. Users can now expect to take advantage of a number of new features including Multi Window, which allows to view two apps concomitantly or Popup Browser, Note and Video to display a web page, create notes and watch a video while running other apps.
Other noteworthy features include Photo Note and Frame for adding notes on top of pictures, Paper Artist that delivers more photo effects and various S Pen functionality within Email and S Planner as well as other stylus improvements.
The usual array of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean features are present including Project Butter for a more responsive user interface, Google Now that adds a better voice search capability paired with contextual computing, revised notification panel as well as resizable widgets, among other new features.
Samsung did not provide any details as to when Galaxy Note owners can expect to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Premium Suite.