Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OTA Update For Samsung Galaxy S3 Now Available In South Korea

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 debuted late May 2012 running Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update was officially confirmed by the Samsung officials, and users in various countries have reported they were able to upgrade their Samsung Galaxy S3 terminals to the latest Android version. The update rolled out for the unlocked terminals, while some of the customers that purchased the smartphone on contract will have to wait until the carriers optimize the firmware.

In South Korea, the flagships’ domestic market, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3 went live. The first models upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean are the 3G variants, soon followed by Galaxy S3 LTE and Samsung Galaxy Note, the first version of the Samsung’s phablet.

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3 brings improved performance, better web browsing speeds, Google Now, Free Style Widget, expandable Notifications, plus many other such goodies.

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3 comes OTA and if you are reading this from South Korea you probably already received the notification. If you haven’t received the software update notifications on your Samsung Galaxy S3 you can also manually check for its availability by connecting your smartphone to Keies. You can also go to Settings > About Phone > Software update and see whether the OTA update is ready for your device.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 variant sold in South Korea is a bit more special than the international morel, as it comes with a quad-core Exynos 4 Quad CPU clocked at 1.4 GHz and 2 GB of RAM. Galaxy S3 also packs a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display with HD resolution, 16/32/64 GB of internal storage and an 8 megapixel camera with dual LED flash, autofocus, the ability to take stills while recording HD videos and full HD video recording capabilities.

  • JaZz1987

    when will the Jellybean update for the S3 be out in south africa?

  • GB

    Jelly Bean Update for Galaxy S3 Users in India???

    • viky

      jeally bean update pop up in india

      • GB

        No its not……………still no update is available in India dear bro!!

        • Adi

          yeah… true no updates available in India… :(

  • adel

    when will it be avalible for iranian users?

  • Arjun Menon

    Going by previous trends 4.1 Jelly Bean update should roll out in Asia by end of October. It’s already rolled out OTA in Europe and US even before Korea

  • XzVs

    I’m living on the moon, when will the update hit me

  • Adrian Casillas

    Can’t wait for the update, but I have the S3 through AT&T, so I have to wait -.-

  • http://www.facebook.com/qam.din Qam Din

    Well I’m from India, I got the software update notification and it’s been downloading… it downloaded a 74 mb package then rebooted the s3 ,then it downloaded a 27mb update package and then rebooted and now again its downloading the 310 mb update package and its been downloading ….let’s see what changes it brings….I don’t know if it’s android version is going to change or not but I hope that it does…… waiting to finish the update …oh Yeah so far just a minor change Haha
    …I see the brightness control button,in the drop down menu When you drag that black bar down… Where you see all the notification

  • lyndon

    my phone doesnt have the update button when i go on to status what do i do?

  • lyndon

    ive still got the version 4.0.4 ….?

  • dammika

    galaxy note