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You can install Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 right now

28 June, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
You can install Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 right now - read the full textSamsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition was unleashed just two days ago, but some lucky guy have somehow managed to get his hands on an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean-running test unit of the device. The Android build however doesn't have all of the features that will premiere within the official Android 4.3...

 

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  • 2013-08-06 17:42
  • sAT%

> In reply to sIII @ 2013-07-04 16:19 from vGW3 - click to readrumor is samsung will skip the official 4.2.2 for for s3 and release 4.3. so right now the answer to your question is wait until a leak of the s3 4.3 surfaces or for the official one to be released :)

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  • 2013-07-17 19:20
  • v0eY

> In reply to sIII @ 2013-07-04 16:19 from vGW3 - click to readNot at all til it's released.

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  • 2013-07-04 23:08
  • 4QSR

> In reply to asmodean @ 2013-07-03 09:18 from HFj@ - click to readJust ran a test using CPU-Z, the core that runs menus and keeps the phone idle runs constantly at 1890mhz by default, while normal S4's vary their speeds depending on the load. Probably just a bug, doesn't seem to have a huge effect on the phone but it does use a lot of power for normal tasks.

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  • 2013-07-04 19:41
  • pcBn

I use samsung S3 and its android version is 4.1.2 whether it is possible to update to 4.3.
If Yes, HOW ?

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  • 2013-07-04 16:19
  • vGW3

I've installed the rom and it's perfect. Every function and feature from the nexus is present and working and the performance is great. That said, there are some battery issues (standby is great, playing music is not som great). Besides the obvious wakelock apps, the phone seems to be stressing the CPU when in use, especially when playing music over longer periods of time. Gets real hot as well. I still prefer this rom over touchwiz any day though

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  • 2013-07-03 09:18
  • HFj@

> In reply to Nightlock @ 2013-06-29 08:56 from t7Mm - click to readThis isn't an official update, it's a ROM you can flash to your phone in order to get rid of samsung bloatware and enjoy sone vanilla android sweetness. Disregard this rom if you want official updates.

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  • 2013-07-03 09:10
  • HFj@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-02 07:42 from i4PW - click to readLMFAO!!!!!
The only reason they say it's better is because it's a little brighter and people like the design better in most cases.
That's about the only advantage One has.
Nice try. Please tell me what's better about the One?
And read up about everything and real reviews first before coming back with some random fanboy or this reviewer whol loves htc hates samsung said this

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  • 2013-07-02 09:17
  • 4QSR

> In reply to GreatOmnipotentDeity @ 2013-07-02 03:17 from Fv49 - click to readThey are saying that the UI is still the same as day one

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  • 2013-07-02 09:15
  • 4QSR

S4? The Best Phone? ... I think you mean the HTC One... Every single Review from "Everywhere"... I mean "Every Single Place in the World" the HTC One is the number 1 Smartphone Currently in 2013... Sorry Samsung and Apple Fans... the Reviewers, Masses and the People have spoken...

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  • 2013-07-02 07:42
  • i4PW
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-01 04:51 from IxqC - click to readIncorrect Dude. Iphone 1 can only go as high as IOS 3.1.3 officially.

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  • 2013-07-02 03:17
  • Fv49

What about GT-I9500??? I thought it was the flagship.

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  • 2013-07-01 20:38
  • 3xKZ

> In reply to bobby21 @ 2013-06-30 22:39 from pRYN - click to readiPhone 5, and it still has the same UI as iPhone 1.

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  • 2013-07-01 04:51
  • IxqC

> In reply to bobby21 @ 2013-06-30 22:39 from pRYN - click to readTroll.Get a life. S4 is the best phone for 2013 :)

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  • 2013-07-01 03:13
  • t7Ph

> In reply to bobby21 @ 2013-06-30 22:39 from pRYN - click to readWP8 and it still lags. IOS7 and it still lags.
BB10 and it still lags. Windows 8 and it still lags....Mac whatever version and it still lags..
Oh yeah because all technology is very flawed...
Just some brainless trolls are truly naive enough to foolishly believe WP/IOS or whatever is immune to reality.

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  • 2013-07-01 00:04
  • 4QSR

Android 4.3 and it still lags ;)

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  • 2013-06-30 22:39
  • pRYN

What is galaxy s4 active zoom mini..?

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  • 2013-06-30 14:13
  • wHrS

In Vietnam, we have no problem when going for warranty with a rooted Samsung device, free of charge.
Good services.

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  • 2013-06-30 09:11
  • tsAb

> In reply to RaZ1 @ 2013-06-29 15:59 from A2r} - click to readyeah it is nt a official release but it wont brick the device so easily n u always have a stock rom to unbrick

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  • 2013-06-30 04:32
  • vbMb

> In reply to Cavalier @ 2013-06-29 03:21 from XrmB - click to readYou did read the article didn't you ?!
This is not the final release of the software and might not even be legit [4.3].
If you brick your device then you will blame Samsung or yourself [and you should blame yourself!]. HTC is playing it safe now, and i like this, no damage for our devices, only stable releases !

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  • 2013-06-29 15:59
  • A2r}

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