Samsung Pushing Out Android 4.2.2 For Galaxy Tab 2 10.1


Samsung has started rolling out a major over-the-air update for its Wi-Fi only version of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 in Australia. This upgrade bumps the 10.1-inch slates firmware version up to P5110XXDMH2, which brings a mass of new features, bug fixes and stability improvements.

The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 was released back in May, 2012 and packs an 10U.1-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 800 x 1280, a 1GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor, a PowerVR SGX540 GPU, 1GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB of internal storage (expandable up to 32GB via microSD), a 3.15-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 7,000 mAh non-removable battery.

The full changelog for the update can be seen below:

  • Android 4.2.2 upgrade
  • New lock screen style: electronic gadgets
  • Added display the battery meter in the status bar options
  • New sleep mode switch
  • Quick Settings panel: use two-finger gestures with 12 sliding open the Notifications panel fast setting
  • AE / AF lock: Long tap the screen shot on the screen to start the exposure / focus lock function
  • Video Highlights living micro film: With 12 kinds of styles of music themes, automatically edited into a stunning 30 seconds video
  • Music Channel: You can view the lyrics and music visualization screen * (* support content based on actual lyrics database shall prevail)
  • Support more Chinese words

It’s great to see Samsung’s support towards its older tablets, and we hope to see other manufacturers following the electronics giants lead by updating their older devices, too.