Samsung pushing for October release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S III

Samsung has revealed that it currently plans on releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for users of the Galaxy S III smartphone this coming October. The update will make the Galaxy S III, Samsung's currently flagship device, one of the first few handsets from the South Korean company's roster to run the latest version of the Android software.

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  • Everything Everywhere in the UK plans to release the Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean by default.

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We have every bit of faith that Samsung is working very closely with all their carrier partners to get the Jelly Bean update out to not one device, but all of them across the globe. - Stormy Beach, AndroidSPIN  
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