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Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update

12 December, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update - read the full textAfter Samsung released Android 4.3 for the global Galaxy S III I9300 the I9305 LTE variant is getting its due serving. The update is coming over the air but may take some time to arrive at your smartphone doorstep so try to be patient. The update brings the Galaxy S4 UI and many of its...

 

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> In reply to Daniel @ 2013-12-13 08:16 from Mfx1 - click to readIn India and same , we too didn't receive 4.3 yet :/ why????????

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  • 2013-12-13 09:59
  • rA%6

*Opens his eyes at 5:00 a.m. on 13th December , 2013 Friday*
*Checks time on his mobile phone*
*Amazed to see that it shows a firmware update is available!*
*Sleeps back hoping finally the 4.3 has arrived, with a dedicated oath to get a 3g plan to download it*
*At 1 p.m. gets a big data plan plan recharge*
*Rushes home and quickly puts on the download*
*Finds out it was just 13.07 mb of minor update that Samsung did (-_-)*
*Checks on google maps the nearest iphone store*

The End - What the hell samsung! ?

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  • 2013-12-13 09:53
  • rA%6

I have the unlocked I9300 international version and i didn't recieved so far the 4.3 update.

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  • 2013-12-13 08:16
  • Mfx1

> In reply to gsmarena7 @ 2013-12-13 03:31 from w4dS - click to readSamKiesUpdates ‏@SamKiesUpdates 14h
India GALAXY S Ⅲ (GT-I9300) update I9300XXEMH4/I9300ODDEMK1 http://www.sammobile.com/kies


So i9305 will follow soon.

Sigh people..

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  • 2013-12-13 08:15
  • m86k

> In reply to Meiandus @ 2013-12-13 07:42 from Fv4G - click to readIt's just a minor update. Samsung does them from times to times.
On the contrary of what people think about Sammy, it keeps updating its phones even within same android build.

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  • 2013-12-13 08:09
  • m86k

> In reply to gsmarena7 @ 2013-12-13 03:31 from w4dS - click to readWtf? Who told you this? Doesn't even make sense lol

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  • 2013-12-13 08:06
  • uuHe

No update in India. Tired of hearing news of update been out but not receiving anything

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  • 2013-12-13 08:05
  • ijyg

So... Kinda off topic, but I just checked my note3 at random even knowing that I'm not expecting 4.4 till Jan at the earliest (knowing Aussie telcos I'm guessing march-june) And it said that there is a firmware update available. Anyone paid enough attention to what's going on to know which upgrade this is?

*obligatory mutter under breath about iMouthbreathers*

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  • 2013-12-13 07:42
  • Fv4G

Just installed here in the Netherlands on my i9305 and running like a charm. Device just got even speedier. Now that's how an update should be. Good job Samsung.

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  • 2013-12-13 07:09
  • mSmC

I'm very much disappointed with S3 update because till now we did not received the the Android 4.3 update... Its better to switch on Iphone...

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  • 2013-12-13 05:56
  • 7X1d

Its a shame. My s3 lags most of the time. No update yet in the phils. Still 4.1.2. Samsung is this how you treet your customers? Im going back to nokia.

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  • 2013-12-13 05:46
  • tWhF

Updated on my SGH-T999.. Wonderful UI. Features as explained. Increase in speed. S3+4.3 = S4 ... :)

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  • 2013-12-13 05:43
  • tRns

> In reply to Izhan ahmed @ 2013-12-12 22:51 from syjT - click to readI am facing the same update delay for my GT-N7100 in Pakistan. Samsung, though not expected, is pathetic in terms of updates. Imagine almost an year old device, that is still neglected by its manufacturer.
Being in the tech field myself, I wouldn't recommend Samsung to any of my peers. Poor Performance Samsung! Shame!

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  • 2013-12-13 04:40
  • wuc3

sorry indians , the last update for samsung galaxy s3 users in india is 4.1.2, if u want latest android update get an s4 or nexus 5.

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  • 2013-12-13 03:31
  • w4dS

Show in video new samsung galaxy s3 I9305 with new android 4.3

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  • 2013-12-13 02:13
  • 3bmY

Is this 4.3 update ok for the Galaxy S3 Model SGH-i7478M here in Canada? How is it done/actioned?

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  • 2013-12-13 01:40
  • jg06

LG optimus g gets Android 4.4 update in Estonia

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  • 2013-12-13 01:11
  • ty@q

> In reply to usa dn @ 2013-12-12 22:31 from k9RE - click to readJudging by your bad english, it's not sure that you are from USA.

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  • 2013-12-13 00:44
  • mH{V

I have an unlocked international i9300GT.
Still haven't received any software update. Far as we'd heard the 4.3 update had been retracted for battery drain and performance issues...

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  • 2013-12-13 00:03
  • Q%CH

finally the long wait is over!! :) im still looking forward that kitkat OS will be included. go SAMSUNG we deserve the best from you! :)

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  • 2013-12-13 00:00
  • RxnW

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