Samsung Galaxy S3 'New and Stable Android 4.3 Jelly Bean' Fixes 7 Major Issues in United Kingdom

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By Ryan Inoyori | December 10, 2013 2:20 PM EST

Samsung finally addressed the major bugs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 in United Kingdom with another software release. Official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean has resumed for all owners of S3 in the region.

Samsung's All-New Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Recently, Samsung Galaxy S3 owners in UK was plagued with several major system bugs from the official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update which supposed to deliver enhancements and improvements.

But now the company is pushing out live their new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the region that brings patch fixes of what disturbance the earlier update did.

"The fix for the issues with Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean 4.3 upgrade has begun rolling out to selected users in the UK and will continue to do so. We are sorry for the inconvenience this has caused. Specific upgrades schedules will vary by mobile operators. Please check your phone for the upgrade," according to Samsung's statement quoted by Christian Today.

The initial upgrade featured major issues such as wake up lag, random freezing, huge battery drain, Bluetooth Audio issues during playback in the car, stuttering music playback with Samsung music app, freeze during a call and poor memory management.

Sprint in the United States also rolling out their version of bug-free update for Galaxy S3 that started in November 2013.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S3

In addition to patch fixes, Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will begin to receive benefits from many enhancements such as:

1.      Samsung Galaxy Gear support

2.      Samsung Knox security support

3.      ART and TRIM support for faster performance

4.      Updated core UI elements based from Galaxy S4

5.      New Samsung virtual keyboard

6.      Upgraded GPU drivers

7.      New lock screens such as multiple widgets and improved ripple effect

8.      New screen modes like Adapt Display and Professional Photo

9.      Daydream screensaver from Android 4.2 and 4.3 Jelly Bean

10.  Actionable notifications

11.  Move to SD card feature

12.  New add-ons in the notification centre

13.  Tabbed interface found in Galaxy S4

14.  New implementations of Voice Controls

15.  Updated Samsung apps: Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Gallery, Music

16.  New S Voice feature

Samsung Galaxy S3 is scheduled to get another major firmware update by March or April 2014 with Android 4.4 KitKat exclusive first on GT-I9300 international model based on leaked document.

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