The Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread for Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 is available online and released by sammobile. The firmware build number is S5570XWKS2 which has a firmware code for Europe. There are no reports that this version is an official firmware update that has been released over Europe regions, so this might be a developers leak (not confirmed yet).
Some advance users already tried the said S5570XWKS2 Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread on their Samsung Galaxy Mini and here's some feedbacks what they came up so far on this upgraded Android 2.3.5 version:
- Looks like the same as of 2.3.4
- Battery life improves but others says it's fast draining
- Much more faster in speed performance
- Scrolling is much smoother
- Wi-fi speed increase
- Others like camera and audio nothing change
It's too early to say that this firmware is stable, since we suspect that this is only a beta version. But if you are adventurous enough and want to try this upgrade version, you can grab the copy of the S5570XWKS2 Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread stock ROM S5570XWKS2.rar
Update: The new build Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread - this ROM is already old.
Europe: S5570XWKS7 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread
Turkey: S5570JVKTI Android 2.3.6 Gingebread
Asia: S5570DDKQ7 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread
See also other Galaxy mini stock ROMs list in-case if you want to revert back again from your previous firmware version or want to update to most latest version.
Here's the guide with Odin screenshot on how to install the S5570XWKS2 Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread on Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570. If you will download the file and after extracted it, you can view two files - the APBOOT and PDA.You also need the TASS.OPS file and Odin here.
Note: Just make sure that your Galaxy mini is absolute/fully charged, this is a little bit risky process since we are flashing a new bootloader here, once if the flashing fails it might brick your device, so proceed at your own risk.
Now in Odin you just in-place each files to its designated slots in Odin.
- on the OPS button is the tass.ops
- the Boot button is the APBOOT_S5570XWKS2_CL584844_REV02_user_low_true.tar.md5
- the PDA button is the CODE_S5570XWKS2_CL584844_REV02_user_low_true.tar.md5