If you’re one of the few that still likes to rock a smartphone with a QWERTY hardware keyboard, we have good news regarding the latest smartphone with one from Verizon. After launching the Galaxy Stratosphere II quietly back in November, today Samsung and Verizon have issued the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the phone.

Hey, this is a keyboard packing phone that Eric Schmidt could use. Since he recently stated he still loves his BlackBerry keyboard. This even runs nearly the latest version of Android now. Today Verizon has just posted the update details and changelog over at their support page, and we have all the information right here.

The update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the Stratosphere II on Verizon should be arriving sometime this week, but it comes in pretty big at 506.6 MB so you might want to accept and do the update over WiFi. Especially for those with a low data plan. If you’re one of the few rocking a Strat II get excited for some new features. The update also fixes some WiFi and 4G LTE connectivity issues, removes some bloatware and Verizon apps, and improves audio streaming with Pandora and more.

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Everything we love about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is coming to your handset. Expandable notifications you can interact with for quicker use, project butter should improve overall device performance, and of course Google Now voice search is here. Google Now is one of the best aspects of Jelly Bean, so enjoy it. Let us know in the comment section below once it arrives for you.

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