Verizon Prepares To Roll Out Update For Note 10.1


Today, Verizon posted an official update page on its website for its forthcoming over-the-air upgrade for Samsung’s former flagship tablet of 2012, the Galaxy Note 10.1. Software version JZ054K.I925VRAMK1 is scheduled to bring two new greatly anticipated applications to the slate — Samsung WatchOn and S Educate — in addition to a multitude of stability updates and bug fixes.

The Note 10.1 was released back in December, 2013, and packs a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels, a Exynos 4412 chipset powered by four 1.4GHz Cortex-A9 CPU’s, a Mali-400MP GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB of built-in storage (expandable up to 64GB via microSD), a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a beefy 7,000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery.

The full changelog for the upcoming OTA update can be seen below:

Samsung WatchON:

  • Instantly view your favourite TV shows and movies on your tablet.
  • Start watching a program on your tablet and then finish watching it on a TV screen.
  • Use your tablet as a TV remote control and TV guide.
  • Get personalized recommendations based on viewing history.
  • Access reviews from Rotten Tomatoes without having to leave the app.
  • Learn more about your favorite actors with biography content.

S Educate:

  • Access Khan Academy’s library of 4,400 video tutorials.
  • Search for content based on subjects like math, science, art and history.
  • View multiple videos simultaneous and side by side.
  • Prepare for standardized tests with test preparatory content.
  • Find detailed lesson plans for students K-12 as well as adult education.
  • Create a user profile to track progress, learning history and merit points earned.
  • Download videos and playlists and watch when you’re offline.

Although Verizon has shared details of its impending update, it has not, however, imparted a date for the rollout to begin, but we assume that it’s imminent seeing as operators usually publish these documents on their websites just a day or two prior to pushing out the upgrade.