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Update bringing multi-window to Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S III pushing out now

Update bringing multi-window to Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S III pushing out now
Verizon customers with the Samsung Galaxy S III should be ecstatic to hear that an update for their phone is being pushed out right now by Verizon. At 129.1MB, this is no featherweight of an update either as it includes a ton of new features. Multitaskers will be happy to see that their phone will offer multi-screen and multi-window, which will allow you to use two apps side-by-side. When buying an app from the Google Play Store, you will now be able to have the cost of the app added to your Verizon monthly invoice. And the camera will offer you the opportunity to select the best  group picture from among five burst shots with "Best Shot".

The update also brings "Paper Artist" to the handset. This allows you to turn a photograph into a pencil sketch and then enhance it using tools on the phone. In addition, the Caller ID app has been revised and Flipboard is now pre-installed on the phone.

The changelist is long and you can check it out by looking at the image below. We should point out that the update takes 5 to 8 minutes to download and another 5 to 8 minutes to install. If you're like others, the installation process will probably feel like the longest 480 seconds of your life. The update is coming OTA, so be patient because not everyone will receive it today, tomorrow or even the next day.

Changelist for Verizon's update of the Samsung Galaxy S III

Changelist for Verizon's update of the Samsung Galaxy S III


source: Verizon via AndroidCentral

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posted on 29 May 2013, 12:38 1

1. soban1997 (Posts: 5; Member since: 11 May 2013)


This is the dual core version right? Sorry I live in canada so I don't know

posted on 29 May 2013, 12:48 1

2. ocilfa (Posts: 329; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


It's Verizon, so yes.

posted on 29 May 2013, 23:37

7. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 701; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


if update is 4.1.2 than verizon is very slow coz international version getting 4.2.2 .... these carriers are BS

posted on 30 May 2013, 17:08

9. metalpoet (unregistered)


I already have 4.1.2 and this is another update so i have no idea what version this is 4.1.3? or 4.2.2

posted on 30 May 2013, 23:35

10. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 701; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


lol 4.1.3 ... it must be 4.1.2 with improvement.... and i dont think verizon gona update it to 4.2.2 till year end or nxt year

posted on 31 May 2013, 13:38

11. metalpoet (unregistered)


turns out its still 4.1.2 but with small improvements. eh id still prefer to just switch my phone once the note 3 comes out.

posted on 30 May 2013, 17:07

8. metalpoet (unregistered)


Mine is updating right now, I look forward to seeing what new things Verizon managed to screw up haha.

posted on 29 May 2013, 13:24 1

3. phyxius (Posts: 11; Member since: 10 May 2013)


It downloaded perfectly to mine and all my friends, only took about 8 min to process the OTA

posted on 29 May 2013, 13:35 2

4. tedkord (Posts: 4286; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Pick up the pace, verizon. I've had this for weeks.

posted on 29 May 2013, 13:42 1

5. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)


No Air gestures? :S

posted on 29 May 2013, 17:13 2

6. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5540; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


needs different hardware for that.

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