Samsung Galaxy S (i9000) launched back in 2010. At that time, Galaxy S was the king of Android Smartphones; it featured a 4inch Super AMOLED display with 800×480 resolution, 512MB RAM, 8GB/16GB internal storage, 5 mega pixel camera with Geo-tagging and 1GHz single core Cortex A8 processor. It was powered by Android 2.1 Éclair with Samsung’s proprietary custom skin called TouchWiz version 3. Most of the Galaxy S’s internal parts are manufactured under Samsung’s own roof. The 1GHz Samsung’s Hummingbird processor had the best performing PowerVR 540 GPU inside, which can push up to 20 million triangles per second. One year later Galaxy S received the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update which made the device run super-fast. The device received many positive feedback and reviews. Down the line Samsung decided to put a stop mark on the Galaxy S, by not making it eligible for the ICS update. However, thanks to third party Android developers, this device didn’t die, cos after a few months CyanogenMod released a ICS update for Galaxy S which ran pretty well.
I have seen so many Galaxy S owners having installed ICS for their daily driver and they are really happy because they didn’t buy a new phone to experience the perks of ICS. Seems the development on Galaxy S didn’t stop there, as yesterday I saw a post in XDA developers forum that CyanogenMod released an Android 4.2 update for Galaxy S. It’s still beta version and some people have complained having trouble with WiFi, and for others the APN is not working. I’m pretty sure we can expect a stable release within a few weeks. I think this is a great chance for Galaxy S owners. So if you are geek enough to root your Galaxy S and if you know how to install a custom ROM then you must visit the below links.