Samsung Galaxy S III software update adds a brightness widget in the notifications tray

Samsung Galaxy S III software update adds a brightness widget in the notifications tray
Donning such a beautiful display, there’s no questioning the iridescence of the Samsung Galaxy S III’s mighty 4.8” HD Super AMOLED display – especially when it glows with a comforting aura. Naturally, some of us don’t care for managing its brightness output, but for the other owners out there, they prefer having complete control of it.

Well folks, it looks like the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III is seeing a brand new over-the-air software update that should make it even easier for owners to modify the handset’s brightness setting. Specifically, the 73MB update is being pushed out to devices as we speak, and from the looks of it all, it brings forth a brightness widget to the notification tray.

It’s unknown if Samsung deliberately added this new feature due to requests, but either way, we can’t argue that it’s now super convenient to modify the display’s brightness. Rather than rummaging through the appropriate settings under the Android options menu, handset owners will now have access to manually setting the brightness directly from the notification tray – or instead, they can toggle the automatic setting.

Aside from that single obvious change, there’s very little in regards to what else new is coming along with this new update. Even though the international edition of the Samsung Galaxy S III is seeing this update right now, it’s almost certain that carrier models of the handset will eventually see this one as well.

via SlashGear

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8 inches 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera) 1.9 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh
  • OS Android 4.3 Samsung TouchWiz UI


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