T-Mobile Galaxy S3 Users Getting Android Jelly Bean 4.1 OTA Update

By Sumit Passary | Nov 15, 2012 12:22 PM EST

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Samsung Galaxy S3 users on T-Mobile in the U.S. are in for some good news. Per reports, the carrier has started to roll out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update over-the-air (OTA) for its Galaxy S3 subscribers.

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Reports suggest that many users have stated to get the latest software, version T999UVDLJA OTA on their devices.

"Beginning November 14, the Samsung Galaxy S III will have an optional software update to Android version 4.1.1/ Baseband version T999UVLJA via Over The Air (OTA) and Samsung Kies," noted T-Mobile.

In October this year, Sprint was the first carrier which updated the Galaxy S3 with the Jelly Bean software. Recent rumors indicate that AT&T too will push the update to its subscribers in this week.  

Verizon too confirmed that its Galaxy S3 users will get the Jelly Bean update, but the software roll out date has not been confirmed by the network. However, reports suggest that Verizon users can find the unofficial ROM for Jelly Bean online.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 which originally packed in Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) out of the box has already sold 30 million units worldwide since its release in May this year. The Galaxy S3 is one of the most popular Android-powered smartphones and has impressed users and tech gurus alike.

The Jelly Bean update will bring improvements to the software and includes features like Google Now, Google Voice, and Project Butter which improves the performance of the device, and makes visuals and transitions much smoother on the device. Additionally, T-Mobile users will also see some improvements for Wi-Fi calling.

Google has already launched the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on its Nexus 4 smartphones. It is anybody's guess that after the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, when Galaxy S3 users will get the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in the near future.

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