Samsung Galaxy S Advance

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Samsung i9070 Galaxy S Advance
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Samsung Galaxy S Advance i9070
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SeriesGalaxy
Compatible networks2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
First releasedApril 2012;
6 years ago
 (2012-04)
Availability by regionInternational
PredecessorSamsung Galaxy S
Samsung Galaxy S Plus
Samsung Galaxy SL I9003
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy S II
Dimensions123.2 x 63 x 9.69 mm
Mass120 g
Operating systemAndroid v2.3.6 (Gingerbread) upgradable to Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
System on chipSTE NovaThor U8500
CPU1 GHz Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9
GPUARM Mali-400MP
Memory768 MB RAM (555 MB available for user processes : Gingerbread) (625 mb available for user processes : Jellybean)
Storage8 GB or 12 GB for user 4 GB for apps
Removable storagemicroSD up to 32 GB
Battery1500 mAh
Data inputsMulti-touch capacitive touchscreen, headset controls, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, 3-axis Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Accelerometer, aGPS
Display4 in (100 mm) Super AMOLED 800x480 resolution (~233 ppi)
Rear camera5 Mpx Back-illuminated sensor with auto focus and 720p video recording at 30fps
Front camera1.3 Mpx
ConnectivityHSPA, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Kies Air, NFC (optional), USB
SARHead: 0.36 W/kg 1 g
Body: 0.96 W/kg 1 g
Hotspot: 0.96 W/kg 1 g[1]
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Samsung GT-I9070 Galaxy S Advance (also known as the Galaxy S II Lite) is an Android smartphone which was announced in January 2012 and released in April 2012 as an "advanced" variant to the original Galaxy S. The Galaxy S Advance has a 4-inch Super AMOLED Display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels at 233-ppi, a dual-core processor running at 1 GHz with 768MB of RAM, a 5 MP autofocus rear camera and a 1.3 MP fixed focus front-facing camera for video calls or self-portrait photography.[2] This device is running Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) out of the box but it can now be officially updated to Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean).[3] The Jellybean 4.1.2 update for the Samsung Galaxy S Advance was released by Samsung, beginning with the Russian firmware on 7 January 2013 and by now many other regions too got the update with only a few of them still remaining. This new firmware update now includes Samsung’s TouchWiz Nature UX and almost all of Jellybean's rich features. Users can now start updating their existing Gingerbread firmware via KIES or Over-The-Air once the update is made available to their country or region.

Aftermarket Firmware Support[edit]

Official Samsung OTA update for Samsung Galaxy S Advance stopped at the last update of Android 4.1.2. Development of Galaxy S Advance was active for the past few years, with a moderate development going on at the moment, as of August 2018.

Currently the newest available unofficial aftermarket firmware for Galaxy S Advance is based on Android 8.1.0. It is still under active development as of today.

Image of Samsung Galaxy S Advance running unofficial aftermarket Android 8.1.0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/ViewExhibitReport.cfm?mode=Exhibits&RequestTimeout=500&calledFromFrame=N&application_id=676030&fcc_id='A3LGTI9070', ID=1626730
  2. ^ "Samsung Galaxy S Advance Official Site". Retrieved 2 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Samsung begins Jelly Bean updates for the Galaxy S Advance". Retrieved 7 January 2013.

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