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Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean review: Bread and butter

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean review: Bread and butter - read the full textThe official rollout of the Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update has finally started. In the next few weeks it should land on just about every Exynos-powered S III unit out there, letting it have a taste of the latest and greatest from Android...


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> In reply to awais @ 2012-10-08 14:46 from 6Qs4 - click to readSorry you just own a fro yo so stop dreaming

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  • 2012-10-11 02:03
  • 011n

If you are waiting for Jelly Update in your SAMSUNG Galaxy SIII then visit the link bellow to get real time update.....

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  • 2012-10-09 17:13
  • u7YK

> In reply to S3user @ 2012-10-06 23:14 from fwV9 - click to readTo capture the screen in GS3 is so easy - samsung implemented it - just slide your palm from left side to right side tuching the screen and it will capture it - look for it on youtube...

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  • 2012-10-08 18:49
  • gIsy

when the smoothness will come in android....even in the S2 and siii there is no smoothness in software either in ICS or jelly bean

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  • 2012-10-08 14:46
  • 6Qs4

when will I get Jelly Bean officially for my Samsung S3

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  • 2012-10-08 10:47
  • uuKb

does s3 have multi window support in jelly bean?

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  • 2012-10-07 15:00
  • uupc

how to capture screen? pictures used in the review has a notification from screen captured.

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  • 2012-10-06 23:14
  • fwV9

WTF? This is an update or downgrade, very bad upgrade!

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  • 2012-10-06 17:58
  • LDY1

I still like the Stock look of ICS and JB the layers all look like shit

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  • 2012-10-05 14:30
  • DP1f

Hi all,

Which all devices will get the JB update?
i am using ICS on my xperia. will i abe able to upgrade it?

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  • 2012-10-05 11:23
  • PA7Y

Samsung GS3 and Note 2 are back on top of Daily Interest. Well deserved! :)

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  • 2012-10-05 06:30
  • Kg%S

Why does this review include press release type untrue statements about Google Now?
You just can't say that Google Now can do all that stuff. It may do some of that stuff for some users but you can't say that Google Now can redirect you around traffic jams when Google does not even recognise many streets that were added or removed in the last 50 years and as far as traffic goes how can it recognise traffic congestion in the last half hour when it can't tell that a fallen building from an earthquake has blocked a street for the last 1 and a half years.

Android continually directs me to USA businesses, sites and cities. I need to type in my country into every navigation search even though my location is enabled.

I highly doubt that Google Now will actually be intuitive for anyone outside of the US. Google have series problems in delivering a global product.

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  • 2012-10-04 16:23
  • vxKE
  • Jean- formerly Mohd
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android any day is the best because of freedom open os that can be rooted for better firmware not like lumia 900 which won't have better than limited wp7! so no bluetooth transfare is coming, and also jellybean is smoother with a longer battery life ! it has 60fps ui animations, screen video record and quality games and apps, hen ios and then 3rd grade windows!!!

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  • 2012-10-04 15:53
  • MDVw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-03 19:49 from t7y0 - click to readComing back ? They were never good actually LOL.And your ranking is fake,I just checked.

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  • 2012-10-04 15:35
  • fkVx


By daily interest
Device Daily hits
Apple iPhone 5
LG Optimus 4X HD P880
Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III
Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100
Samsung Galaxy Y S5360
Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
Nokia Lumia 920
Nokia Asha 311
Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562
Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II

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  • 2012-10-03 19:49
  • t7y0

> In reply to brynn @ 2012-10-02 23:52 from Sj1x - click to readEr...No they actually call it a new 'version' of an existing os, Jellybean is the version and Android is the OS get it??

E75? you're not one of those who are still trying to cling to the old so called 'glory' days of Nokia and that abysmal Symbian are you?

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  • 2012-10-03 16:37
  • MNJ7

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-03 15:39 from P%LV - click to readInclude that it's running twice as many cores as i% and it makes this more impressive.

However this is a double edged sword...

i5 has a much smaller battery...

Also that i5 manages to match or beat the SGS3 in most benchmarks whilst running on only two cores at lower clock speaks very highly of it's software optimisation, though as iOS only runs on 5 different devices this is easier for Apple to do (fragmentation is a real and major issue for Android).

This doesn't alter the fact that Android, when optimised can be as efficient as iOS6. And with the freedom to use some of the highly refined custom ROMs just makes it that much of an user orientated choice.

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  • 2012-10-03 16:35
  • P%ns

to the SG3 haters out there, this latest battery test gives evidence that the upgrade to JB 4.1 is noteworthy.
That it can manage a 50hr score, only 1 hr behind iP5, despite a significantly larger screen is proof that the android platform is extremely flexible and powerful when implemented correctly and Samsung hardware is definately some of the best available. When you factor in this phone has one of the biggest screens out there and combines so many features with a very reasonable price (in Australia the 16GB can be bought for $500.00, $300 cheaper than iP5) means this has to be one of the best all round phones on the market no exception..

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  • 2012-10-03 15:39
  • P%LV

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-02 04:16 from FFhX - click to readLolololol,

this proves you know nothing about how computers work.

What has performance to do, with resource use?

Boosting performance means, that the UI became faster, smoother, more fluid.

That it is heavier on the GPU has nothing to do with performance ^^ The phone did not become slower because of that. And the battery itself holds out even longer than before. So in which way do you have a problem with it? You want magic? Everything should work even better and use less resources? You know, such things are based on electrotechnics and not magic. Do not even compare that to apple, because apple is no different. Their OS became heavier too, why else would they need better hardware? 3GS on iOS6 lags, on iOS5 not so much, why? Because it became heavier, used more of the GPUs resources, but if the GPU can handle it just fine, why shouldnt you use it?

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  • 2012-10-03 13:16
  • p1vG

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-02 04:16 from FFhX - click to readHahaha, and when the iPhone doesnt lag, it doesnt use up more gpu? Get your knowledge right. Of course it is going to use more of the GPU, why should it? Why should it not be used to its full potential? Do you really believe, you will ever start an application, which will show the differences, of having JB or ICS on the phone, GPU wise? Do you think your game will lag now and with ICS it didnt? Did any OS actually become lighter? No to all of these questions. Windows 8 tried to be lighter, but then, you got windows 8 RT and windows Phone 8... You see, not really less resource eating. Did iOS become lighter? hell no.

People complain it lags, they do something about it and it is totally normal, if you have a knowlegde of computers, that it eats more resources.

But seeing it the other way around, did you see the Battery Test after JB update? Probably not, or you wouldnt have said such garbage.

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  • 2012-10-03 13:10
  • p1vG

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