Android 4.3 update for international Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

Android 4.3 update for international Samsung Galaxy S III leaks
Does I9300XXUGMJ9 mean anything to you? It should if you own the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III, GT-I9300. Those letters and numbers represent the build version for the first leak of Android 4.3 for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The build is said to be stable although there could be a few bugs nestled inside it.

Because the firmware will wipe your device, make a backup before proceeding. And while it is not an official release from Samsung, installing it will not void your warranty. What you will find is that the UI has been changed to the one used on the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with a new tabbed interface for the Settings application.

The launcher and widgets remain the same as the ones used previously on the Galaxy S III, and secure business application Samsung KNOX has yet to be included in the test builds of Android 4.3, although it is expected in the final build. If you can't wait for the official release, click on the sourcelink to install the leaked Android 4.3 update for the GT-I9300 version of the Samsung Galaxy S III.

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)



1. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

s3 receiving 4.3 when 4.4 is already in market ............ lol but still good job sammy

2. Jason2k13

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

you do realised most 2013 phones are still on 4.2 or 4.3 right? and the S3 is a 2012 phone, sammy did a great job, what other 2012 phones are on 4.2 or 4.3?

4. criticism

Posts: 46; Member since: Sep 12, 2013

yaaaa, it's excellent, but what about other sammy phones?

5. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

m using s3 right now mostly i use custom roms so its ok if update is 4.3 or 4.4

12. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Whoa.. you are using custom ROM!! I have been looking for you for such a long time. Pls pls tell that the custom ROM can cure cancer. I know that, many people told me that once you have custom ROM, you are like GOD-mode. This is exhilarating stuff. I was told that even Einstein never used a custom ROM. You must be someone very special.

13. tedkord

Posts: 17296; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That was assinine.

16. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

u think u sound funny. ........... . nah


Posts: 225; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

His post made me cry :'(

22. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

You tried too hard. He wasn't even bragging for Christ's sake.

17. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Have you heard of a company called SONY? It updates 6 months after Samsung does.

19. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

dude thats y m holding s3 ............. otherwise z1 beats s3 in every category

3. garlic456

Posts: 251; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

Wait... Us this the old touchwiz? Isn't S3 going to look like S4 and Note 3?

27. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

No its just the wallpaper Look at the icons, notification bar and configurations, theyre all different than before and just like the galaxy s4 and note 3


Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

What about the galaxy s2?

26. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I would expect Samsung to update the S2/Note 1 as well as the Grand Duos/S3 Mini as I read somewhere that 4.4 will be most likely the last major update the S2/Original Note receive.

7. ilia1986 unregistered

Thats cute. Sent from my i9300 rocking SlimBean 4.3.1 build 2.

10. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

That's cool man. Sent from my LG E960 (Nexus 4) running AOSP Kit Kat.

15. ilia1986 unregistered

lol touche. :) I'm waiting for SlimBean 4.4. :)

23. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

How is SlimBean 4.3.1 build 2? Bugs? Annoyances? Been rather hesitant on trying it until I know it's ready for daily use. Still using Omega ROM 4.1.2

25. ilia1986 unregistered

Other than launcher redraws (despite keep in memory checked or even Nova's hardwired screens - these can be drastically reduced via memory locker) and some slight annoyances (no separate display timeout setting for lockscreen) - it's great! When not overheating my SGS3 can easily have 3-4 hours of screen time + 20 - 30% battery left. Much much much better than 4.2.2 Can't wait for 4.4! :D

8. Gamas_K

Posts: 88; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Forget it, it will never get the 4.3

9. Gamas_K

Posts: 88; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

My friend will say *I don't care, I already have costum rom"

11. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

I'm selling my 2 international S3s as soon as my Nexus 5s gets here. Also ordered some fathead Nokia DT900s to go with them.

14. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Good choice on the pillows, although I doubt you have to worry about the 5 scratching like the 4 did. The Fatboy combined with the DT900 is my favorite wireless charger, to date, and it's a lot cheaper than the Nexus wireless chargers.

20. Cyberchum

Posts: 1033; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Custom ROMs have really spoiled us, must people no longer wait for official updates, i for one am waiting for Slimbean kitkat.

21. Sondae

Posts: 291; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

Waiting for this update soon....

24. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

Still waiting for 4.3 for my s4 :(

28. garz_pa

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Yay. -___-

29. narayanasamy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 24, 2010

my mobile is also suffered after updating. Battery drained more quickly, lagging and slow.

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