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It seems that the Korean company always loves to offer their latest features for their older devices as it happens with GS3, Samsung Galaxy S3 users can now taste the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware, thanks to SamMobile. I9300XXUFME3 is a new test firmware for Galaxy S3, it’s based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean build JDQ93 and brings various new features, most of them are ported from latest shiny GS4 such as the lock screen, screen modes, S voice app, setting UI and more. It even includes daydream, driving mode, improved notification bar, white background for gallery modes, full screen SamApps, and smart switch widget.
The Galaxy S3 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update will reportedly land in June but if you can’t wait, install the firmware manually using Odin3. It’s worthy to note that since this is leaked firmware, it might not be fully stable but it has been tested and works well. Do also note that it will increase binary counter, however the current binary and system status will be official.
The 2012 flagship Galaxy S3 is about to receive the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware update (reportedly in June) as SamMobile has just managed to leak it, this update brought plenty of handy features and most of them were reserved for the Galaxy S4.
As I said so many features are ported from the GS4 such as the lockscreen with multiple widgets, screen modes, daydream, driving mode, improved Notification Center, improved voice controls, white background for gallery mode, smart switch widget and more. To be honest, this firmware doesn’t include all of Galaxy S4 features but the official firmware may bring them.
XDA developer blesstheattack has reported that the T-Mobile Galaxy S3 is receiving the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update that brings so many new features including famed multi-window, here’s detail.
At long last the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update is making way to T-Mobile Galaxy S3 to bump up latest features, this news came from the a XDA’s thread created by a senior XDA developer blesstheattack, he mentioned an OTA Android 4.1.2 update for your T-Mobile Galaxy S3 and yes as you’re reading the title, this update brings the famed multi-window feature to your GS3 that enables you to experience two apps at a time by splitting the screen of your phone, however it’s important to note that multi-window doesn’t support all of your apps. The update is reportedly also brings the Paper Artist app, improved lock screen and a 4G logo on your phone.
Are you happy with the Samsung Galaxy S4? A lot of people are now paying the attention on new creation of Samsung, some reports show off a good comment but if I’m honest, some aren’t. However Phones4U is a well-known UK retailer, they said that people love Galaxy S4 more than Galaxy S3 because they’re showing a bit more interest as the pre-registration of Galaxy S4 is 40% more than numbers that were shown for the Galaxy S3 on launch.
ZTE is a popular Android manufacturer for low-budget but high-end smartphones, ZTE company is trying to improve their reputation in international market, so they should offer smartphones with unique designs but in recent times they launched a Galaxy S3-inspired smartphone as ZTE N909, the smartphone looks a lot like the Samsung Galaxy S3, even the front of phone looks same, however the back is a bit different as there’s no speaker on back along with camera. It seems that ZTE want a smartphone that can gain Galaxy S3 like success.
ZTE N909 specifications:
- 4.5-inch display
- 854×480 resolution
- 1.2 Ghz quad-core MediaTek processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 5 megapixel rear camera
- 0.3 megapixel camera
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
- 5 colors
0 12th March, 2013 BY Abdur Rehman
The long-awaited Android 4.1.2 update for the Verizon Galaxy S3 is here, the Verizon Galaxy S3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is finally being rolled out officially through OTA (over the air) with a new build, latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Verizon Galaxy S3 contains VRBMB1 build number.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update improves the Keyboard predictive feature, the most interesting feature we can get with the latest update is option to take pictures while on call, you can manually refresh the phone with a button that is added to lock screen, the update aims to improve email syncing and Bluetooth performance. The VZ Navigation and Amazon have been added to stub apps.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 has just received Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean update through a leaked firmware having version number I9300XXUFMB3 that bumps a decent bunch of features such as improved ripple effect on lockscreen, new lockscreen with widgets, Daydream app, improved notification center and voice command (control various parts of phone with voice). Of course it’s leaked firmware but works perfectly, those of you have updated your Galaxy S3 to Android 4.2.1 XXUFMB3 firmware and now looking for root access to gain super user rights, here can do so.
This guide shows you how to root I9300XXUFMB3 Android 4.2.1 firmware on Galaxy S3 using the CF-Auto-Root tool developed by Chainfire (senior XDA developer), this rooting tool install custom recovery on the phone, then reboot phone into recovery, in recovery mode CF-Auto-Root tool root your Galaxy S3 and then restore the stock recovery back to phone.
Samsung Galaxy S3 has just received the Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean update with a leaked I9300XXUFMB3 firmware, Galaxy S3 Android 4.2.1 firmware comes with so many handy features that you can try to make your life more effortless such as voice command, Android 4.2.1 for Galaxy S3 brings voice command feature that lets you to control various aspect of your Galaxy S3 using your voice.
However the Android 4.2.1 firmware for Galaxy S3 also improves ripple effect on lockscreen, new Android 4.2.1 Lockscreen with widgets, Daydream app (active it from settings>display), new additions in Notification Center and Notifications are more actionable.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 brought a lot of handy features to make your life easy including the premium suite but when the Samsung Galaxy S3 will receive the Android 4.2.1 Jelly bean update? We don’t have official words but SamMobile has just managed to pull out the Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3.
It’s leaked I9300XXUFMB3 firmware for Galaxy S3 based on Android 4.2.1 build number JOP40D that includes impressive bunch of features such as improved Ripple effect on lockscreen, Android 4.2.1 bumps a new lockscreen with widgets and daydream app, enable daydream from settings>display. Notification center also offer a few new additions while notifications are more actionable now. The most noticeable feature is voice command feature, Galaxy S3 Android 4.2.1 update brings voice command feature that lets you to control various part of phone with your command, it sounds like S-Voice app but seems very better.
Looking for a custom ROM having less bloatware and faster performance? Well! You’re on the right place, here’s VikingWay Snowstorm custom ROM for Galaxy S3 I9300 developed by a senior XDA developer schoolsux that has no unwanted apps, bloatware and of course that make it faster and you’ll enjoy a smooth performance on your Galaxy S3. Unwanted apps and bloatware take your valuable storage space and the VikingWay Snowstorm ROM allows you to get rid of it.
The VikingWay Snowstorm is fast and light custom ROM and it’s based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, worry not about light weight because it’s functional too. If you want a clean feeling, give it a try and get a super fast experience.
Customization is one of great benefit for Android users and it’s possible with different ways such as custom ROMs, there are a lot of custom ROMs available for theme that bump new features and optimization like here’s Sotmax custom ROM for the Galaxy S3 I9300 – a pretty Jelly Bean treat but with some extra tweaks.
The Sotmax ROM is especially designed for those of you who love the stock look as the device look out of the box. Sotmax ROM is based on Android 4.1.2 XXELLA official firmware, the custom ROM is packed with awesome tweaks that you should try such as Aroma installer to customize the installation of ROM, data app that remove apps you don’t want, native script, Galaxy Note 2 ink effect, full weather in lockscreen (get with Aroma installer, 4.2 apps of Nexus 4 (get with Aroma installer), transparent weather widget, 4.2 Gmail, resizable popup browser, 200 SMS recipients, no MMS conversion, multiwindow (use all apps), transparent multiwindow mod, Galaxy note 2 gallery, Live Wallpapers, flash Player and more.
The custom ROM contains both Yank kernel and the stock kernel, there’s also data app functionality that can be used to remove apps that you don’t want, this the feature that force you to try Sotmax ROM because it makes you to able to have just your favorite apps and you’ll have a clean Android experience.
Are you looking for a way to upgrade your US Galaxy S3 to Android 4.2 even don’t want to face bugs? Well! Here’s something that you can trust named Cyanogenmod 10.1 milestone build, it’s based on Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and CyanogenMod team claims that these builds are mostly stable and suitable for daily use.