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New unsigned Samsung Omnia 7 firmware leaked: I8700XXKD1

Over at Samfirmware, new Omnia 7 firmware has been leaked - I8700XXKD1. Dated back to April this year, we're currently not aware of differences from the previous 18700XXKC1 (opens in new tab) and the update rolled out the past week. Flashing our device proves to be nothing better than a problem. According to comments over at MobileTechWorld, the binary is not signed for retail use and can only be used on OEM samples.

Source: Samfirmware (opens in new tab), MobileTechWorld, thanks Philipp for the tip!

Rich Edmonds
Rich Edmonds

Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.

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  • I got really excited when I saw this as i've flashed my Omnia 7 twice since I got it in October with no problems.Broken hearted to discover I couldn't use it. GrrrrWonder what the improvements are.