A few days ago, we heard that Samsung may rollout the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, on August 29, at least for some versions. At the same time, we found out that a test Jelly Bean firmware for the handset has been leaked, and that anyone interested in installing it was able to do so.
But now it looks there’s a second Galaxy S3 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean build out there, version I9300XXDLH4, which can also be flashed to your Galaxy S3 device, if you so desire. The news comes from Sam Mobile, the same publication that got Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean scoops in the recent past.
As always, we’ll remind you we don’t encourage you to install unofficial ROMs on any Android device, and that you’re going to be the only person responsible for whatever happens with your handset or tablet in the process. Advanced users will surely want to test drive the Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S3, so here’s what you need to do in order to get it.
Sam Mobile has obtained firmware I9300XXDLH4, dated August 14, after installing it on one of its Galaxy S3 units, dumping the firmware and repackaging it for public use. Here are flashing instructions as published on the site:
In addition to Sam Mobile, we also have flashing instructions, alongside download links, from xda-developers, where user Jack Barrett has packaged the Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean latest ROM in a friendlier fashion, just hit the links below for more information.
Are you running Jelly Bean on your Galaxy S3?
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No, only 10 days for the official (if rumors are true), so I’m waiting for it, I can wait 10 days…
It’ll be worth it. I checked out the features of jelly bean, Awesome !
My comment was 20 days ago and I said I will wait 10 daus so… let the flashing begin!
This is back to front. Another user NOT Sam mobile put it on xda, Jack Barrett dumped it to make it easier for other users to install, then a day or two later Sam mobile did their version BUT using the first leaks modem in it.
@ Above. Correction, using the LH1 modem.
You should probably state somewhere that this is for the international version , not for Sprint, Verizon, or t-mobile because some idiots may flash this and brick their device.
i am using it here right now. it s running
quite smooth. some apps are not compatible with jelly bean, so they dont work. i would say that is 98 per cent stable. i will use it until the oficial ia released.
@d3505aad7b173d3205972b68d242be5b:disqus so are you saying that this leak can be installed using the LH1 modem?
@ Sarbe So you are saying that this leak can be installed using LH1 modem?
I am too waiting for the official release of the Galaxy S3 as I was extremely happy with the features of previous two models. Hope this one also will live up to my expectations.
I need the 4.2.1.for my s3g i535 variant like now 4 the price we pay 4 the phones it should b updated a little more often,don’t we think but I have Verizon most monies less updates lets catch up to the rest of the world thank u Joe Kimball!