A few days ago, South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung started to deliver the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for its Galaxy S III devices, complemented by a nice range of specific enhancements for the flagship handset.Today, the company decided to provide users with a better look at the improvements that will be included inside the update, and posted a video that details them, embedded below.
Furthermore, the company took its time to provide specific info on these changes, all of which are meant to provide users with a better experience on their devices.
One of the changes that the new software update brings along includes better contextual awareness, which means, among other, that the phone will be able to predict what users want to do, based on their actions.
The specific contextual awareness enhancements in the Galaxy S III premium suite are:
- Page Buddy: Your phone will smartly predict what you intend to do according to your actions. For example, when you plug in your earphones, the device automatically opens up a page with the music player.
- Contextual Menu: When you list up apps, you can now choose to see the most frequently used ones first. Especially convenient when you’re looking through apps to find files to attach.
- Contextual Tag: When you take a picture on the phone, you can tag the weather, date, and place immediately.
At the same time, the update brings the multi-window feature from Galaxy Note II to the users of Galaxy S III, so that users could open more than one app at the same time on the screen.
There’s also a Reader Mode that Galaxy S III users are now enjoying on their devices, so that they can easily control the size of the text on the browser. They can also share the webpage through simply clicking on it.
Another feature included in the update is Facebook Lock Ticker, so that users could easily see their Facebook News Feeds straight to the lock screen.
The update also comes with Auto Share Shot Pairing using NFC, Samsung explains: “By setting the camera to ‘Auto Share Shot’ mode, you can quickly share your photos and videos by simply tapping their GALAXY S III with other NFC and S-Beam enabled devices.”