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Samsung Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

More than 30 million Samsung Galaxy S III out there will be receiving the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update. The new update is being rolling out in phases(via Samsung Kies and Over-the-Air) and the first county to get the firmware is Poland.

Official Firmware Details:
Android Version: 4.1.2 – Build JZO54K
Country: Poland
PDA: I9300XXELKC
CSC: I9300OXXELK4
MODEM: I9300XXELKC
Build Date: 30-11-12
Change list: 566833

The update brings new features to the Galaxy S III, some which were introduced in Galaxy Note II.


Check out the changelog below:

  • Android 4.1.2 – JZO54K
  • Multi-View (Multi-Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
  • Page Buddy
  • New Gallery App (Same as in Note II)
  • Notification Panel (Notification Panel can now be customized)
  • Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
  • Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
  • Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
  • Paper Artist App
  • Group Cast App

According to SamMobile, Samsung has given the Galaxy S III top priority in Software Updates, that’s why Samsung keeps on updating this device to the latest versions of Android.

Only recently, a couple weeks ago, Samsung Galaxy S III users in Malaysia received the upgrade to the new Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) over the air on their smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a price tag of RM1999 in Malaysia.

[Source]– SamMobile

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