Nexus S 4G to receive the Android 2.3.5 also know as the GRJ90

google-nexus-sNexus S 4G is about to receive a new firmware update, the Android 2.3.5 very soon. The update for Sprint customers will start next Monday on July 11th and roll out over a 4-day period, since it’s an OTA update.

This new update will bring several features and improvements such as:

  • Some fixes for the signal reception issues
  • 4G Settings widget
  • TTY support
  • NI Push Support
  • Improved WiFi connectivity
  • Improved speakerphone audio quality
  • Improved 4G throughput and signal acquisition
  • Tuned signal strength indicators
  • Support for the NFC Secure Element that is needed for Google Wallet.

This over-the-air update it is known as the GRJ90 software update. Sprint, Samsung and Google have joined their forces and had been hard working putting together this OTA update that will bring several fixes about the connectivity issues. Lately, Sprint has made similar moves with other Android-based devices on its airwaves, pushing out updates to all owners of a specific device in only a few days after starting the roll-out.

Also, it seems that Google is preparing to launch before the end of 2011 the next version of its mobile operating system, known as the Ice Cream Sandwich. Once the Ice Cream OS is released the Nexus S should be among the first existing devices to receive the update.

Via electronista

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