Samsung is now reportedly resuming the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for its
flagship smartphone of 2012, the Galaxy S III
(GT-I9300) in UK.
the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III following complaints
from users who installed the update. Users complained about issues like
an unresponsive handset, particularly the lock screen; erratic Wi-Fi
connectivity; poor battery backup, and a system hanging problem that
required the battery to be pulled out to restart the smartphone.
per Sammobile the new update for the Galaxy S III fixes all the major issues of
previous firmware. The site claims that the Android 4.3 update for
Galaxy S III is currently is available only in UK, with other regions to
follow soon. As per the report, the update is available both OTA (over
the air) and via the company's Kies software. Unfortunately, there is no
word when the new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S III will
The change log of the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III is similar to the previous update.
changes include Galaxy Gear support; core UI elements updated, now
similar to Samsung Galaxy S4; new Samsung keyboard;
updated GPU drivers; new lock screen with multiple widgets and improved
ripple effect; new Screen modes (like Galaxy S4); Daydream; Driving
mode; new actionable notifications; new move to SD card feature;
additions in notification centre; revamped settings UI and new Camera
mode with Sound and Shoot.
The new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update
for Galaxy S III also reportedly introduces new Samsung apps like
calculator, contacts, gallery and music apps; Samsung apps now can work
in full screen mode and revamped S-Voice (similar to the Galaxy S4).
the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III brings Galaxy Gear support,
Samsung's first wearable tech device, making the S III the fourth device
to sport that functionality after Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Galaxy
Note 10.1 2014 Edition and Samsung Galaxy S4, as previously reported.