Sprint version of Samsung Galaxy S4 receives Android 4.3 update

Sprint version of Samsung Galaxy S4 receives Android 4.3 update
Those of you with the Sprint branded version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 can do their happy dance on Wednesday, now that the Android 4.3 update for the phone has been rolled out. Verizon was the first carrier to update the phone in the U.S. on Monday (a statement that we don't get to write often) and that leaves both the AT&T and T-Mobile branded Galaxy S4 models left to receive the updated OS build.

Besides Android 4.3, the so-called Premium Suite update will give the flagship Android model compatibility with the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch and also add Samsung KNOX to the device. Designed for those who bring their device to the workplace, pressing KNOX opens up a "secure container" that includes a browser, your contacts and calendar enabling you to do work-related chores without fear of a security breach. When you're done, click on the KNOX icon to turn it off.

Based on a previous leak, AT&T customers should receive the update on November 13th with the T-Mobile branded model receiving the Suite on November 18th.

source: AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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9 Comments

1. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

4.3 Update for uae is still not available...

2. hateftotti

Posts: 232; Member since: May 03, 2011

United Arab Emirates - XSG is ready for you but United Arab Emirates - LYS is not availablehttp://www.sammobile.com/2013/10/18/samsung-releases-official-android-4-3-update-for-galaxy-s4-gt-i9500/

4. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

Mine is gt-i9500 but still no update. Everytime I check for the update it says latest update already installed 4.2.2 do I hav to do something on setting area to get the update?

7. SAYED-EJAZ

Posts: 225; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

UAE got update .. My father S4 updated to 4.3 though not much change . Not happy with new stock browser .

8. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

Why? What's different about the new one?

3. VZ_Here

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 16, 2009

update also on Verizon

5. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 247; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Is this being put out through OTA or Samsung Kies?

6. vzwincred

Posts: 29; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

on VZW, it's only OTA for now. It's not available through KIES. I'm not sure about sprint though, just fyi.

9. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

I'll probably wait a few more weeks before I install a custom 4.3 ROM on my S4. I'm sure the offscreen benchmarks will be a little higher :)

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