The Galaxy Note 8.0 belongs to the third generation of tablet devices from the Korean manufacturer. It was first showcased at the Mobile World Congress early this year and since its official release has gained popularity among users due to its compact design and good specifications. Like most Galaxy tablets, the Note 8.0 is available in three variants depending on connectivity features. The leak of the Android 4.2.2 firmware for the WiFi version of the device (GT-N5110) back in July was a clear indication that a major update is imminent.
It was just about a week ago when the Android 4.2 update for the 3G+WiFi (GT-N5100) variant began rolling out and now we have another good and expected news for the users of the Galaxy Note 8.0 LTE GT-N5120. The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware update has finally started reaching this device. The users of this tablet device in the United Kingdom are already getting the update via Kies and OTA. If you own a Galaxy Note 8.0 LTE GT-N5120, it’s time now for some new stuff and better performance.
Besides, bring new features and improvements, the Android 4.2.2 update for GT-N5120 also introduces fixes for some major reported bugs like LTE connectivity issue, device overheating and problem in camera. Among other noticeable changes you will see after upgrading to this firmware are:
- Galaxy S4 like weather clock widget
- 2 pages Notification panel with a Quick Settings page
- S Note app is now better that older builds
- Multi-page and widget support on the lockscreen
- Daydream feature
- Performance related tweaks
If you are willing to upgrade your Note 8.0’s software without waiting for any longer, you can install the firmware manually using Odin. Remember, it is an unbranded firmware so it can be installed on any GT-N5120 that is not locked to the network carrier.
Currently, there is just one firmware available with PDA version XXCMH1 which can be installed on any unbranded Note 8.0 with model number GT-N5120. More firmwares would be added soon as they arrive.
How to Install:
To install this firmware the familiar Odin way, follow the instructions given here.