Great news for Galaxy Tab users! Samsung has started rolling out Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) for Galaxy Tab users in Italy. Speculation has been rife for a while on when Galaxy Tab owners will be getting the long-awaited upgrade to the new Android OS.
The news broke on Androidiani, confirming that Samsung Galaxy Tab owners are now able to download the update over KIES in Italy. A number of users already jumped to the opportunity announced in the country.
Information on the update was released as follow:
The firmware version of KIES is : P1000XXJPZ.
This Rom is running Android 2.3.3
Firmware Version: 2.3.3
Versione banda base : P1000XXJPZ Base-band version: P1000XXJPZ
Versione Kernel : 126.96.36.199 – se-infra@SEP-52 #2
Kernel Version: 188.8.131.52 – if infra-SEP-52 @ # 2
Numero build : GINGERBREAD.XXJQ1
Build Number: GINGERBREAD.XXJQ1
It was later confirmed by The Galaxy Tab.com that the firmware has been released and was ready to be downloaded.
Those impatient to wait for their official carrier’s release of the firmware are free to take their chances with a manual download and install.