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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 Loepoes @ 2012-10-02 14:21 from fw2H - click to readLoepoes, the polycarbonate that Samsung used on the S III is the same stuff that airplane fuselages are made from. So despite its slick feeling, it's far from the "cheap plastic" that some people think that it is. :-)

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  • 2012-10-02 17:35
  • UFDw

Some of these features seem a little overkill. Is it all really necessary?

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  • 2012-10-02 16:11
  • fmWh

Still no luck in taiwan cant wait my ics to be jb..
And sorry for all s3 hater my s3 is good n fluid and beautiful
Goodluck g

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  • 2012-10-02 14:45
  • 7XV1

Dun jelly on us apple fans.

You have no idea how does an open source os could own ios6

Well,lets wait and see what is ur HIGHNESS king that didnt pay u anything but u paid everything for them,especially ur time used to jelly around.

Sincerely,android user.

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  • 2012-10-02 14:45
  • K18@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-02 13:56 from v0qu - click to readSorry my friend but I'm definately NOT an Apple fan. Actually hate the buggers because of the lack of freedom Apple gives their users. What I'm trying to say is that Samsung could have used better materials for their flagship phone. Just look at all the other stuff they produce like TV's,fridges,etc. Well put together with high grade materials. Maybe not in the same league as B&O or Smeg but than the prices are a lot lower...
I'm actually using a Nokia N9 and although the OS may not be as good as Android,its a solid,well made phone. You can see it and feel it....You can choose between a gorgeous woman with no brains or an ugly looking one with a high IQ...

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  • 2012-10-02 14:21
  • fw2H

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-02 04:16 from FFhX - click to readYou jealous apple fan? How about ios? Compensating smoothness for lack of basic functionalities. Haha! I say jellybean is the sweetspot OS. Smooth without compromising functionality.

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  • 2012-10-02 14:00
  • v0qu

> In reply to Loepoes @ 2012-10-02 13:52 from fw2H - click to readYou applefans always blabber about cheap plastic when your iphone 5 aluminum comes scratched out of the box. Let me tell you this, whit android, you can choose from a varietry of form factors, materials used etc because there are lots to choose from. Cant do that with apple :)

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  • 2012-10-02 13:56
  • v0qu

> In reply to killer droid @ 2012-10-02 06:58 from qasT - click to readIt doesn't matter how many updates Google puts in,it will always remain one ugly piece of cheap plastic...Yuck!!...

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  • 2012-10-02 13:52
  • fw2H

I love my Galaxy S3, but I have to say that it's really frustrating having to wait and not knowing when exactly the official JB update will be available internationally. It's a very silly strategy to just keep people waiting. I've heard good reports about the JB being much faster and smoother, which is all I'm looking for and that's just what is calming my annoyance.

Now, on to the issue of people saying that the WP8 UI is boring. I TOTALLY DISAGREE. I think the WP8 UI is really beautiful and with a well marketed device from Samsung, I believe that sales will be really good. I'm really looking forward to Samsung (or Nokia) making a WP8 Phablet. I love the screen size of the Galaxy Note/Note II but with my SGSIII, I have all the goodness that Android has to offer. But being a "gadget whore", I'd love to try out a fresh new OS.

Not interested in Apple though. They suck!!!!!!!!!!

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  • 2012-10-02 13:51
  • fsV1

> In reply to Alex Cazan @ 2012-10-02 09:03 from MCrR - click to readHave you even used WP8 on phone yet?
I don't think so.

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  • 2012-10-02 13:32
  • syb%

this is "Project Butter" or "Project Slower"???
LOL

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  • 2012-10-02 13:14
  • 0@dE

When GT-i9300 the international version release an offcial jelly bean update ?

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  • 2012-10-02 11:16
  • K18@

Hi, does anyone know whether caller id has now got HD pictures? I've read about it on the net?

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  • 2012-10-02 10:23
  • 9Cj3

> In reply to pmyt75 @ 2012-10-01 22:23 from 0ZqS - click to readIn theory the GS2 should be more than capable of running jellybean (it is after all slightly more powerful than the Galaxy Nexus)

But I highly doubt the GS2 will see the update this side of Christmas regardless of what Samsung say.

But then I also doubt we'll see the 4.1 update for the i9300 before the i9305 is launched.

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  • 2012-10-02 09:43
  • mpA{

> In reply to killer droid @ 2012-10-02 06:58 from qasT - click to read*will destroy,*yuck

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  • 2012-10-02 09:03
  • 9Lax

> In reply to Sanna @ 2012-10-02 08:17 from M1wT - click to readTrue, the flat and boring WP is smoother :D

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  • 2012-10-02 09:03
  • MCrR

Galaxy Nexus already had the Jelly Bean update le

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  • 2012-10-02 08:29
  • Ui{F

What About the rest of the phones? SGS2 / Galaxy R

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  • 2012-10-02 08:21
  • nx2B

This is not the Flat and Boring Wp.

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  • 2012-10-02 08:17
  • M1wT

I updated mine via odin but i could not get offline voice support, it says couldn't reach google server, anyone having this problem?

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  • 2012-10-02 07:07
  • n2Ke

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