Samsung Galaxy S2
Samsung Galaxy S2

Smartphone titan Samsung has finally released the latest Android 4.0.4 update for its Galaxy S2 on Tuesday.

Though the second firmware update was leaked several days back, the latest release is considered as the official update.

The new update, which is rolling out over the air as of now, brings a slew of performance updates and bug fixes. It's also noted that the new update is available for the GT-i9100 International version of the handset as of now. The new "XWLPM" firmware was built on July 5 and the update is available via the conventional Kies software. A new radio firmware update is also included along with the new version. Galaxy S2 owners are required to keep a tab on the Kies application and the software update menu to check if the device is ready to receive the update.

Initially, only Russian handsets will first get the update while every other Galaxy S2 owner will get Android 4.0.4 over the next couple of months.

Since its launch in 2011, Samsung Galaxy S2 continues to create a rage amongst tech geeks while still setting trends for other smartphones to catch up with it. According to latest reports, Samsung had announced that by June 2012, it was able to sell over 24 million Galaxy S2 handsets worldwide.

Meanwhile, Samsung's latest rage Galaxy S3 is riding high on the platform already laid for it by previous Galaxy versions including its predecessor Galaxy S2. As reports go, the company is said to have topped nearly ten million units across the world since its launch late May.