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.

Download Firmware:

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.

Download the firmware from here.

How to Install:

To install this firmware the familiar Odin way, follow the instructions given here.



  1. The Tablet does not a functional Firmware, all i can do in the going to the screen for Odin to install a firmware

  2. Something Just worked


    This file worked, but now i need to install the firmware, and still giving me that issue

  3. The problem is that it is a prototype so there is no model number is the back, it was retial display and i bought it for a very good price.

    But when i tried to install a new firmware this happened 🙁

  4. Hmm, it appears to be a proper connection issue. Try uninstalling and reinstalling the USB drivers and restart the computer. Also make sure USB Debugging is checked under Settings> Developer Options.

    Another thing, The older version often do not run fine with Win8, so try the following versions of Odin: (try this first):

  5. Thank you so much for your fast reply, I am charging it now as it ran our of battery, i’ll send it to you as soon as i charge the phone and retry it again.

  6. Hi,

    I am having issues with installing any firmware and i was wondering if you can help me.


    Enter CS for MD5..

    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..

    Please wait..

    N5120XXCMG7_N5120BTUCMG7_N5120XXCMG7_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.

    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..

    Leave CS..

    Odin v.3 engine (ID:3)..

    File analysis..


    Can’t open the serial(COM) port.

    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    That’s what I am getting. the PDA, CSC, and PIT are not available in the files you have provided.

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