Users of Samsung’s 2012 flagship device, the Samsung Galaxy SIII, will surely be overwhelmed as the official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update is now available for their loved device.
Here is what the changlog says the update offers:
- GALAXY GEAR Support
- TRIM Support (faster UI)
- ANT+ Support
- Core UI elements get the new TouchWiz look (not widgets and icons though)
- New Samsung Keyboard
- GPU drivers have been updated
- New Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
- New Display modes: Adapt Display and Professional Photo
- Driving mode
- Actionable notifications
- Move-to-SD-card feature
- New Camera mode : Sound and Shot
- New Additions in Notification Center
- Tabbed Settings UI
- Implementation of Voice controls
- New Samsung Apps: Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Gallery, Music
- Full screen Samsung apps
- New S-Voice
The OS update weighs in at 932MB, 268MB short of 1GB, so you have to make sure you have atleast 1GB of space left on your GS3 internal memory before upgrading.
The update seems only to be available on the I9500 of Samsung Galaxy SIII and not all countries have recived the OTA. If you happen to upgrade your Samsung Galaxy SIII to Android 4.3, kindly tell us about it in the comment box below.