U.S. Cellular Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update Landing on December 21st


A few days ago, Verizon has begun rolling out the much awaited Jelly Bean JRO03L update for its version of the Samsung Galaxy S III. The U.S. Cellular branded is the only remaining major U.S. carrier to upgrade its Galaxy S III handset with the latest version of Android OS. The carrier has finally announced its plans for bringing its phones up to the much awaited Jelly Bean build. Beginning on this Friday, December 21st, U.S. Cellular branded Galaxy S III handset will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update and and the users should see a notification on their handsets soon.

Along with the new version for Android OS, the update will be also carrying Google Now, rich notifications, Project Butter, enhanced TouchWiz features and you will also get some specific Samsung in-house features such as new improvements for the camera with an optimized mode for low light and indoor photos, browser improvements, calendar improvements, Pop-Up-Play update, Easy Mode for first-time smartphone users, Blocking mode to disable incoming calls, notifications, alarms and LED indicators, as well as improved usability. Check out the detailed Samsung-specific enhancements here that are coming along with the Jelly Bean goodies.

The update will be made available over-the-air or users who are not comfortable with OTA process, can upgrade their handsets by connecting them to PC via USB cable using Samsung’s own Kies desktop software.

On the other side, Sammy is currently pushing out Android 4.1.2 update for the the Galaxy S III handsets in Korea, which carries Samsung’s Premium Suite features such as Paper Artist app, new Gallery app, improved notification panel and many more.

Source: U.S. Cellular, Samsung PR

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