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Jelly Bean coming to International Samsung Galaxy S III next week

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Jelly Bean coming to International Samsung Galaxy S III next week
The GT-i9300 is getting Android 4.1

The GT-i9300 is getting Android 4.1

The GT-i9300 is getting Jelly Bean next week. If you don't remember what phone that model number relates to, it's the International version of the Samsung Galaxy S III. This comes from sources for Android Central who are familiar with Samsung's plans. Once the August 29th Samsung Unpacked event is over (and presumably Sammy packs up), the Android 4.1 update will start rolling out across the globe, including the United Kingdom.

Besides getting the usual Jelly Bean features like Google Now, the update will also bring new features to the International Samsung Galaxy S III through TouchWiz. These include the new "dormant mode" that improves notifications and alerts, and an "easy mode" for, well, easy home screen functionality.

So where does this leave those sporting the Qualcomm S4 powered version of the sizzling hot Android smartphone? Besides being a little envious, it leaves them just a bit closer to getting Android 4.1 on their device.

source: AndroidCentral

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posted on 21 Aug 2012, 22:03 6

1. maryaaadil (Posts: 146; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)


Woohooooo.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 04:17

15. metoyou (Posts: 278; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


you can update the third leaks which I believe the final leak from XDA. I updated mine with Odin and every run super smooth, google voice is fast! and whole thing is butter smooth.
There are changes but i'm not gonna list here so have fun

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 04:38 1

17. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


They better not do the same thing that they did with my S2. I love my ICS update, but it took a long time. It wasn't the fact that it took a long time that bugged me, it's that they kept promising a release date and kept postponing it. For months. Ugh.

posted on 21 Aug 2012, 22:16 7

2. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


what about the vzw gnex?

i bought this phone to get timely updates. pfft. i hate verizon.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 00:58 4

10. TheRetroReplay (Posts: 245; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


I feel you on that. I got my VZW GNex hoping the same thing, while the GSM versions have Jelly Bean all us Americans are waiting on our carriers to approve the update.

posted on 21 Aug 2012, 22:35 11

3. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3042; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


Hahahaha the Galaxy S3 will get JellyBean before Verizons Galaxy Nexus. Oh come on Verizon

posted on 21 Aug 2012, 22:52 1

4. barondebxl (Posts: 102; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)


It's also gonna get it before the HTC one x. So much for " HTC is better than Samsung with updates".

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 03:16

12. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


better to install different stock ROM....you shouldn't loose your warranty

posted on 21 Aug 2012, 22:52 4

5. iWorld (Posts: 85; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


what about Galaxy s2? why can't they update all galaxy series models?

posted on 21 Aug 2012, 23:44 3

6. JGuinan007 (Posts: 641; Member since: 19 May 2011)


Because they want you to buy a SGS3 or SGN2

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 04:54 1

18. E.N. (Posts: 2364; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


It's funny how fast they can update when they really want to

posted on 21 Aug 2012, 23:47 7

7. Mark.J.Linskiy (unregistered)


I think they will update the Galaxy S II to Jelly Bean, just not as quickly. It still shouldn't be long after though.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 04:18 3

16. metoyou (Posts: 278; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


S2 and note should around around September and October

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 00:57 3

9. androidornothing (Posts: 143; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


This means nothing to US owners like me cuz well prob have to wait another 2 months atleast until we see any signs of this update.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 01:00 1

11. a1000smiles4u (Posts: 84; Member since: 24 Apr 2012)


yeah baby

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 03:35

13. Cesar (Posts: 134; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)


YES! i will update my S III :)

GO SAMSUNG!!!

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 03:53 2

14. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4111; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


What? The GS3 is getting the update before the US Nexus? Verizon and Sprint, what's wrong? Google should really step in at this point. Jelly Bean has been out for more than a month, and it still isn't available for the Nexus in the US. It's ready, just for some reason they don't want to roll it out yet.

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