Android 4.1.2 starts rolling out to international Samsung Galaxy S III models

Android 4.1.2  starts rolling out to international Samsung Galaxy S III models
Starting with unbranded Samsung Galaxy S III units in Poland and then working through other countries, Samsung has started pushing through the next OS update for its flagship model. No, it is not Android 4.2, but is Android 4.1.2 which includes a number of cool features like Multi-Window, the same Gallery app as on the Samsung GALAXY Note II, Smart Rotation, a customized notification panel, Paper Artist and Group Cast apps and SwiftKey Flow to name a few. The update is rolling out in phases, so if it hasn't hit your country or carrier yet, there is no need to jump. The update, a version of which was leaked a couple of weeks ago, will be available via OTA or Kies.

Meanwhile, Verizon customers are the only ones left belonging to the major four U.S. carriers, that have yet to update their handsets to Android 4.1.1 by either OTA or Kies. Verizon customers are now two updates behind those with the GT-i9300 getting updated overseas. AT&T customers just received their update, but it must be installed manually using Kies. Samsung Galaxy S III users on Sprint were the first in the U.S. to receive the new OS build followed by T-Mobile. Those two updates were done OTA.

source: SamMobile via AndroidAuthority

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)




Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Shocking that Verizon would be the last! Lets hope they release it before the end of the month.

2. MixMaster

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 09, 2012

Great! Looking forward to get it. Samsung is on a roll!

3. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Great but where is it for my UK wifi note 10.1?

4. Cesar

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

thank you very much SAMSUNG! NICE!

5. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

Where is my S II?

6. lzsbleach

Posts: 155; Member since: May 20, 2012

Verizon has the best coverage in the states but hates updating their phones, thats why I chose Att&t and I like HSPA over CDMA any day not to mention the rest of the world is on HSPA

7. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1176; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

I was already running the leaked FW but just flashed this official one and so far so damn good :) Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note2 at this point are the best smartphones at multitasking thanks to multi-view, i can now have a document editor and web browser in the same screen like on a PC. :)

8. oister85 unregistered

Wait a minute so 4.1.1 is not latest update 4.2.1 omg noooooooooolooooo

9. androidornothing

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Verizon is the worst carrier in the world!!!!! I dont really care because ive had jelly bean for 2 months now but its not fair to the other people who are not rooting but are still on ICS. F U VERIZON!!!

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