Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean AT&T - The Android update for AT&T customers has been confirmed, as well as Verizon Wireless, as Jelly Bean updates the Samsung Galaxy S3 device. Sprint updated their customers last week. All carriers are still using the “Ice Cream Sandwich” version of Android.
It is worth noting that the list “may be altered as updates are confirmed or released” according to the Galaxy S3 website.
The Android Jelly Bean update comes with a slew of new features including Google’s “project butter” which eliminates lags and makes a phone’s user interface more responsive to touch. Another feature worth mentioning is the enhanced Google voice search and the Google Now platform.
Samsung Mobile started the Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update program in Europe where United Kingdom recently received its very own software update via over the air or OTA and/or via Samsung Kies, the OEMs PC software.
The Samsung Galaxy S3, according to analysts’ channel checks, is the most popular Android handset of 2012. It features quad-core system-on-a-chip, 1GB RAM, 16 or 32GB internal storage with expandable storage via microSD card slot, 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD touchscreen display, 8-megapixel primary camera, front-facing HD camera and Android Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box.
The flagship Samsung Galaxy phone is currently competing with the new “flagship” of Samsung Mobile, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 which features Android Jelly Bean software out of the box. Also, Apple’s iPhone 5 is trying its best to maintain Apple’s lead in the single-smartphone sales race. According to Apple, the iPhone 5 is the most popular iPhone yet with more than 5 million sales in less than a week and 2 million pre-orders in phone’s first 24 hours.
For comparison, the iPhone 5 features a 4-inch Retina touchscreen display, 8-megapixel primary camera, HD FaceTime front-facing camera, dual-core processor, 1GB RAM and 16 to 64GB on-board storage depending on model.