Samsung rolling out Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

Sam Mobile reported that smartphone maker Samsung has started rolling out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III (GT-I9300) in selected parts of Europe.

Samsung  Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

The South Korean major is reportedly skipping the Android 4.2 update for the device which is still running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

Vodafone users in Ireland are the first to get the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to Galaxy S III. The roll-out is expected to the mobile users of other carriers and countries soon.

The update is reportedly available both over the air (OTA) and through the company’s PC suite Kies software. The update brings Galaxy Gear support, which was earlier found in Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 10.1.

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Other changes found are updated core UI elements which is similar to Galaxy S4, new Samsung keyboard, new lock screen, new Screen modes, updated GPU driver, new actionable notifications, move to SD card feature, updated UI settings and updated Camera mode with Sound and Shoot.

Updates are also found for Samsung apps like contacts, gallery, calculator and music.

After Galaxy S4 and SIII, Samsung is reportedly planning Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update next for Galaxy Note II by the end of November.

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