Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) New Firmware Released: Gingerbread.XWKEY Improves Battery Life, Camera Image Quality and General Performance!

by Jawwad in Android, Mobile, News | 5 comments

Samsung Galaxy S2 KE7 Firmware Update | Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) New Firmware Released: Gingerbread.XWKEY Improves Battery Life, Camera Image Quality and General Performance!

Very good news for those of you who own the Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) or plan to own one, it seems that Samsung has started to roll out a new firmware version Gingerbread.XWKEY that actually includes quite a lot of fixes and improvements that early adopters of the SGS2 were reporting. Biggest improvement comes in the form of improved battery life. As you know many users had trouble with the rapidly draining battery on the Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII), so this issue should be fixed now by this update. We described one possible solution to overcome this issue here. There are also some general performance enhancements in place as well as there is more free RAM on startup for the applications to use. Oh! and camera application had undergone a major improvement and issues with the image quality including pink spots on the images are now gone. Other improvements include more accurate GPS readings and some upgraded apps. This Gingerbread.XWKEY update really looks impressive!


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  • syed

    Hello friend,

    I’ve recently upgraded my Galaxy S2 to Gingerbread.XWKF3 however unsure as to what could be the change or new things inside.

    Can you please help me.

    Please ignore my previous comment which says XWKEY… apologies

  • Angry reader

    Start to add dates for you blog posts.

  • Markus

    The update didn’t do much for my battery life, but I found there is many other aspects that could help out.
    I followed this guide:

  • World of Mobile Technology

    You can always download latest official Samsung Galaxy S2 firmware and install on your SGS2. Most of the leaked official firmwares are for other region and not available on your region.

    • Steve

      If you would kindly like to point us to where you get said official firmware that would be great mate, cheers :)

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