Owners of a Galaxy S III smartphone on the network of wireless carrier T-Mobile are starting to receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform release, new reports on the matter suggest.
Samsung has begun the delivery of Jelly Bean to its Galaxy S III owners around the world last month, but it delayed the availability of the platform upgrade for US users for November.
Starting today, however, T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-T999 devices are said to be receiving the new software update with all the features and enhancements it was announced with packed inside.
Although nothing has been officially reported on the matter, other wireless carriers in the country might also start rolling out the new OS upgrade to their users in the very near future.
Galaxy S III was made available for purchase in the country at AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and US Cellular, as well as on T-Mobile’s network.
The new Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is said to have been made available for download both over-the-air and via the Samsung Kies desktop application, SamMobile notes.
The new OS upgrade will provide users with increased performance capabilities on their devices, courtesy of Project Butter, which is smoother and faster in Android 4.1.1.
Moreover, users will benefit from a reorganized settings menu, while being able to take advantage of 2 homescreen modes.
The update also brings along a new notifications bar, as well as a sizable Pop-up play screen, and the Google Now feature, with fast access to news and other information.
The new Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for T-Mobile’s Galaxy S III will arrive on devices as Build JRO03L.
The platform has already emerged online, and can be seen as available for download through various websites out there, though it requires for the smartphone to be rooted, the guys over at SamMobile note.