Samsung to Update Jelly Bean to U.S. Galaxy S III, No Announcement for the Date

Galaxy S III Jelly Bean UpdateSamsung has announced that US variant of the Galaxy S III will soon get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. However, it hasn’t revealed the date as it said update will arrive “in the coming months”. It may be a strange announcement for many users as the device is going to get the OS update just after 4 months of its release. It has never happened in global smartphone domain in the past. For many users it seems to be too early to update the core software in a few months old smartphone. However it is a repeated declaration of Samsung’s promise to deliver Android 4.1 earlier this month.

Samsung has not officially announced a date or month for the update, but it cleared that Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and U.S cellular will decide when they want to provide updates. Samsung will provide updates according to the carriers. The company has already started to update Galaxy S III to the new OS in Asia and Europe. American users will get following features after updating their GSIII to the OS version 4.1

  • Live camera and camcorder filters will offer a variety of ways to spark your creativity
  • Pause and resume features while recoding video clips from party or birthday
  • Low light photo mode to capture in low light. It has excellent (High Dynamic Range)
  • Pop Play Update to re-size or pause the Pop Up Play picture-in-picture video window
  • Easy Mode to provide large home screen widgets that focus on the device essentials
  • Blocking Mode features to disable incoming calls, alarms, notifications LED indicators for a defined period
  • Google Now to get right information at the right time. Information will be based on users’ individual inputs
  • Automatic Widget Adjustment features to re-size the widgets according to the available space on the screen
  • And the last but not the least—NFC—the touch paring support for simplifying a range of data transfers, and transactions

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