Samsung skipped the Galaxy S3 from the Android 4.2 update, leaving the handset on the aging Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, first announced in June 2012. But that will change soon, as promised. Following the Galaxy S4, Samsung has begun pushing out the Android 4.3 update to the Galaxy S3, bringing a slew of improvements and new features to the popular 2012 flagship.
As spotted by the folks at Sam Mobile, the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 is now available for users of the Vodafone-branded version in Ireland (VDI). More countries and carrier versions should arrive in the close future; unlocked, unbranded versions are generally updated first, with carrier versions pending on more approvals and testing.
The Android 4.3 brings to the Samsung Galaxy S3 a slew of big changes, including:
The update updates the firmware to version I9300XXUGMJ9 (PDA) and should be available via OTA and through Samsung’s Kies companion software. To check for the update on your phone, visit Settings > More > About Device > Software update > Update.
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Any word on 4.3 (or better, 4.4 !!) for the SGS3-LTE ???
I’m also waiting for it since I’m with I9305, hope there is
Shouldn’t be too far away. I actually thought the 9305 would receive the update before the 9300 as its newer.
Me too with I9305! I was just thinking that why in brought double GB’s of ram then 9300? 9300 is more supported mobile then I9305..!
can’t be far away, when Samsung announce 4.4 for the s4, the s3 won’t be far behind.. would like to see how 4.4 features are implemented…
I own a SGS3-LTE i9305 as well and I f**king hate that it is a bit forgotten, like the S3′s lost evil brother. I mean, it has 2 GB of ram, quadcore processor, LTE support and still pretty high end specs, IT SHOULD HAVE 4.4 ALREADY… c’mon sammy!
Dual core…..not quadcore :p
Quadcore, I live in Sweden, the international version of the S3 and the S34G has a quadcore exynos processor.
When update 4.3 for s3 is available in Pakistan
Shut up Meg
Never ever in ur dream. China mobile best suits u guys
And our fuckin cocks suits your sister’s ass.
I thnk pakistanies fuck your sisters. ..thats y u r talking this. …..bastard …..suck my dick
U ass hole …..ssbberry……pakistanies fuck ur sisters thts y u r talking like this
What about the note II sgh-i317m (LTE versión)? Does anybody knows something about the 4.3 update?
when wud it b avlble in pakistan
Learn to spell before commenting.
It will never be available in pakistan. Start using china mobile.imobile.it best suits u guys
o yeah like you’re the one to decide whether it should come here or not… samsung has big market over here and it’ll never tend to lose it… fuck you boon head… faggot !!!
Nigga, fuck yo tea.
Great.. I just sold mine two days ago.. Just Great!
When this update comes to the note 2, can it also
move apps to the SD card?
Sure. No reason not to. Note 2 hardware is more than S3.
In December 2013. And yes it can also
move apps to the SD card.
does anyone know when it will reach lebanon ?
when will come to Bulgaria???
Galaxy S3 older device = 4.3 now
Galaxy Mega newer device = 4.3+ later?
S3 is a flagship high end device. The mega is not.
Waht aboot the NOTE 2?????? We like love too….
When update 4.3 for S3(GT-I9300) will be available in India??
Even im waiting for india update when is it
Am also waiting for s3 updates in india
You c0ck sucker rag-heads ain’t getting it!!
Yaah dude.. ..me waitin’ too…..maybe within dis week…..:D
I’ve got the updated and it needs some serious bug fixes and stability improvements.
Updated yesterday I now hate my phone. This update has some serious bugs
Poor connection for bluetooth and wifi, battery drain, screen not coming on,when you press the home buttonnot being able to answer or hang up on calls screen stays black. A full factory reset was suggested but I am not doing that
how about american verizon galaxy s3? when will the update come out?
When will Android 4.3 be released for i9305 ?
when is the UK Vodafone ON S3 I9300 4.3 coming ?
When for Indian 4.3 for s3
how to directly download this from link and then install manually ?
when it is caming to ksa
when is the update available in england