Samsung is not delivering the Ice Cream Sandwich to Samsung Galaxy S and its equivalents due to some hardware limitations. But to compensate, Samsung does want to deliver a Value Pack to its Galaxy S / captivate customers, worldwide.
SamMobile has leaked the ROM update, before its even officially announced.
What’s new in i9000 Value Pack:
- Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread with features from Android 4 ICS
- Performance improvements
- Galaxy Note Lockscreen (swipe anywhere to unlock)
- Face Unlock
- Galaxy S2 Photo Editor
- Better Camera: Take picture while shooting video + Minor UI Change.
- Auto-Rotation is fast – Fast switching from portrait to landscape
How To Install Android 2.3.6 TouchWizUi Value Pack on i9000 Galaxy S
Note: This is a leaked ROM, it has not been properly tested. Do it at your own risk.
Step 1. Extract the ROM from the rar file. Open ODIN (close KIES if open)
Step 2. Turn off your Galaxy S i9000. Hold Volume Down + Home + Power buttons to enter the Download Mode.
Step 3. Attach usb cable from Galaxy S with your PC, ODIN should recognize it in matter of seconds.
Step 4. In ODIN, click on PDA and select the CODE_I9000XXJVU_CL851880_REV03_user_low_ship.tar.md5 file (present in the extracted folder), then click on PHONE and select MODEM_I9000XXJVU_REV_00_CL1092175.tar.md5. And the last time, click on CSC and select GT-I9000-CSC-MULTI-OXAJVU.tar.md5.
Step 5. You are now ready to flash your device. Click on Start, your Samsung Galaxy S will reboot into a leaked, official build XXJVU of Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread “Value Pack”.
Official thread on xda.