Though it was not very clear on the dates of the Android Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S III users in the US, earlier we reported the software update be available in “The Coming Months”. Now, it looks like Sprint customers who own the Samsung Galaxy S III will receive the anticipated Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update beginning today.
Over the past few weeks, we had already reported that the Android Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S III has started rolling starting from Poland. Again, the update arrived in Sweden and South Korea, and across Western Europe –such as France, Spain, Romania and Austria– which are bigger markets for Samsung.
According to the leaked screen shot shown above, a software update version L710VPALJ7 will be available for the Galaxy S III (SPHL710 ) beginning Thursday, October 25. The software update will be pushed to existing Samsung Galaxy S III customers over a few weeks period.
The upgrade will bump the phone’s software to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. In addition, the update will improve LTE system selection and exchange interaction. Users can also expect to get the features like Google Now, project Butter performance enhancements and redesigned notification shade, in addition to new TouchWiz features are expected to bring a huge change in the Galaxy S III experience. Samsung Galaxy S III owners can check for the update by pressing to Menu / Settings / About phone / Software update / Update.
Although rollout of the update has been indicated to start on October 25, the release date is subject to change, so stay tuned for more info.