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Early Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean firmware surfaces

Early Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean firmware surfaces
Following the appearance of a video of a Galaxy S III running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, it seems the still unofficial, but full JB ROM has surfaced, and everyone can install it on their device.

Please note that this is a leaked pre-release ROM, which doesn't seem to be polished just yet. This firmware is labeled "I9300XXDLG4", and has been built on July 31.

Some of the visible changes brought by the Jelly Bean ROM (apart from the under-the-hood goodies coming with this version of the OS) include a new clock in the notification bar, Google Now and some new live wallpapers. However, issues aren't nonexistent as well. For example, SamMobile reports that it is not allowed to install some apps, due to a missing file "smdl2tmp1.asec".

If you aren't too impatient, it'll probably be best for you to wait until the end of this month, when Samsung is expected to roll out the final Jelly Bean firmware for the Galaxy S III. However, if you won't be able to sleep until then, it might not be a bad idea to try this out, just be sure to be extra careful when installing it, and don't forget to back up all important data first.

Head over to the source to find instructions on how to get the leaked JB software on your Galaxy S III.

source: SamMobile via SlashGear

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posted on 16 Aug 2012, 07:50 4

1. mercorp (Posts: 1043; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)


posted on 16 Aug 2012, 08:32 4

2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)

Can't wait until I get a notification saying there's a system update available! :)

posted on 16 Aug 2012, 08:33 3

3. sena7 (Posts: 29; Member since: 12 Jul 2012)

What intrigues me mot about the final JB update is how/if Samsung will adapt S Voice with Google Now.

posted on 16 Aug 2012, 10:12 2

5. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3782; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)

Yeah, they might as well drop it.

posted on 16 Aug 2012, 10:10 5

4. enemyisyou (Posts: 44; Member since: 04 Jul 2009)

Verizon will probably get the update out to its GS3's next year.

posted on 16 Aug 2012, 15:14 3

6. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

Where's the fools who said Samsung is slow to update? Lol

posted on 16 Aug 2012, 20:33

7. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)

i reommend you not to download it yet. it might have a really bad bug like the emmc bug from the gs2 ics leak that hardbric ked phones

why have this when you can have cm10

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