Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Jelly Bean update lands on Samsung Galaxy S Advance in January

In a world where Android manufacturers are rushing to get Jelly Bean updates out the door, Samsung has been one of the best. The company is or will be supporting a lot of its handsets with Jelly Bean updates, including the Galaxy S Advance. We've known for a little while that the Galaxy S Advance was going to be updated to Jelly Bean, but today we're getting an actual release window for the update.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance gets priced and dated in the UK

Do you need something more powerful than the original Samsung Galaxy S, but you're not ready for the big screen of the Galaxy S II? Then you're part of an extremely specific market that Samsung nonetheless hopes to target with the Galaxy S Advance, an upgrade on the original that delivers a faster processor and more contemporary styling. After a few delays, the phone has popped up on UK retailer Clove with an expected ship date of March 26th. The price is £354.00 with taxes for an unlocked phone, making it about $550 USD.

Corning and Samsung team up for hardened curved OLED glass

If you're a fan of the curved screen display Samsung's showcased on the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus, there's good news in a new industry partnership. The phone manufacturer is teaming up with Corning, makers of the super-strong Gorilla Glass, to bring a brand-new substrate to the market. Lotus Glass is specifically designed for curved screens on organic light-emitting diode displays, which Samsung has been favoring for its mid-range and high-end smartphones for the last eighteen months.

Samsung’s expanding Galaxy now includes dual-core Galaxy S Advance

You can never have too many phones, right? Samsung sure seems to think so. The latest in its line of Galaxy-branded Android handsets is the Galaxy S Advance, a model that fits in between the first generation Galaxy S and the Galaxy S II as far as features and specifications are concerned. The biggest upgrade over the original is a dual-core 1Ghz processor. For those who can't get enough of the curvy screens found on the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus, the new phone includes the slightly concave glass found on the developer phones. HardwareZone got an early look at a Galaxy S Advance (GT-i9070) in the Philippines.