The hottest Android handset in town, the Galaxy S3, is about to receive the latest Android version, Jelly Bean, in the near future. We have seen rumors that suggested the device will get Android 4.1.1 in the third quarter of the year, only to be followed by new reports offering a more specific roll out date, August 29.

We then saw a bunch of Jelly Bean test firmware leak for the Galaxy S3, alongside proper installation instructions and we figured it was only a matter of time until Samsung and its carrier partners released the update.

Now we hear, via Android Central, that the August 29 roll out date for the Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean ROM has been confirmed, at least for the international version of the handset. We have no idea when U.S. Galaxy S3 buyers will get their Jelly Bean taste, but we’ll surely find out more details about it in the near future.

According to the publication, the Jelly Bean update will be released “shortly after” the Mobile Unpacked event that takes place in Berlin, Germany, on the same day. During the event, which we’ll attend and report live from, Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy Note 2, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see the company mention Jelly Bean updates too.

Stay tuned, for more details regarding this major Android update for the Galaxy S3.

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