Galaxy S III Receives Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in India

The update includes the Premium Suite from Samsung

By Ionut Arghire on January 25th, 2013 18:01 GMT

Samsung’s Galaxy S III is the latest device in India to have got a taste of the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system, the latest reports on the matter suggest.

Some of those who own the handset in the country are reporting successful updates to the newer OS flavor, a recent article on AndroidOS reads.

In addition to a series of enhancements coming from Google, the new software update also brings along the Premium Suite that Samsung has promised to its users since last year.

The update is being pushed to users both over the air and via the Samsung Kies desktop software. Those who would like to check its availability can do so manually by going to Settings > About Device > Software Update.

Although some people have already started to receive the new OS flavor, it might take a while before it reaches all devices out there, so users should be patient.

Landing on devices with baseband version I9300DDELK1, the update is said to weigh a hefty 152MB if downloaded over the air. It comes with build number JZO54K.I9300XXELLC in tow.

All the features and enhancements that Samsung has announced for the Premium Suite will be included in the upgrade, it seems.

Thus, users will enjoy the multi-window capability for true multitasking, along with the Samsung Gallery app, the Paper Artist app (with various photo editing options), Group Cast for sharing purposes over WiFi networks, and more.

One other appealing feature in this update is Smart Rotation, which enables the device to detect and recognize the user’s face, thus automatically rotating the screen direction to match its position.

The update will also bring various improvements to the smartphone's camera, such as Best Face, low light mode and a Panorama mode.

Furthermore, it will deliver enhancements such as continuous input, contextual tagging, auto-share shot mode, AllShare Cast, Smart Dock, better touch response, and S Beam. Stay tuned for more info on the update’s arrival on devices.
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