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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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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

> In reply to Windows Phone Fan @ 2012-10-02 01:30 from PZUH - click to readdude you are a real h*ter. Wp is c**p and will not sell. Ugly tiles ya*k. Take a good look at The perfect os h*ter. Wp is not even a option it's between android, ios and black berry and the new bb10 will destroyed Wp chance in the market. I have an S3 and proud of it But bb10 is like Meego and I will buy one when it's going to sell. Because of the ui of bb10. Wp has the ugliest ui ever. It's so damn ugly ya*k!!!!!!!! WP8 will not make it like the other version. 1-Android 2-ios 3 - bb10 4 -bada. Yo see wp is not even there in term of number. Hail Google.

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  • 2012-10-02 06:58
  • qasT

> In reply to Windows Phone Fan @ 2012-10-02 01:30 from PZUH - click to readhey who ever u are just do not post here like mad, go to windows phone pages & post there.
Throwing MUD on others is not good idea.
So do not irritate others.

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  • 2012-10-02 06:18
  • t1{c

Woo hoo! Waiting for the update then.

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  • 2012-10-02 06:10
  • BgdX

> In reply to JiNkeEz @ 2012-10-02 02:25 from v0qy - click to readThe Xiaomi Mi-Two will have very limited availability. I'm pretty sure that's why GSM Arena didn't consider it. :-)

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  • 2012-10-02 05:25
  • UFDw

> In reply to crazydreyk @ 2012-10-02 03:40 from th9m - click to readu can update ur phone to jelly bean by using mobile odin... ive got my gs3 updated to jb a day after the release in poland...

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  • 2012-10-02 04:47
  • Iabv

so amazed with the updates... thumbs up sammy!!!

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  • 2012-10-02 04:45
  • Iabv

> In reply to [deleted post]Actually he's right in the way. JB compensate lag by taxing more on the GPU. Where's everyone saying it will totally boost performance? From it appears, it didn't do anything or maybe made it worst by constantly eating more resources. Looks like this was a backward a$$ way to compromise a.k.a project stutter.

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  • 2012-10-02 04:16
  • FFhX

I manually updated my s3 to jelly bean yesterday as I couldn't be bothered waiting for the ota update... this thing is a beast much faster and smoother, battery life much improved , more personalizations Widgets etc... seems like it's free'd up about 250mb of ram also..
People saying ics owned jb in benchmark do not have a clue... geekbench went from already being the highest (1855)

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  • 2012-10-02 04:06
  • Bqv0

When will jb come here in PH?

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  • 2012-10-02 03:40
  • th9m

Good for Androids. UI looks ok to me.

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  • 2012-10-02 03:17
  • sy95

> In reply to Evil @ 2012-10-01 21:35 from KIdn - click to readuhum yeah, oh and I heard that iPhone 5 has THE best map in the world, soooo much better than the google map, and that 4 inch screen? oh wow who would've thought of that, what an innovation huh?!?

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  • 2012-10-02 03:03
  • vq9}

"Now it will be able to extend its advantage over its quad-core rivals, which are yet to receive the latest version of Android." ....
"The Galaxy S III is now the only Android flagship smartphone to have the Jelly Bean goodies and time works in its favor."

Sad to say, GSMA only consider hTC, LG, Motorala and Sony as S3's rivals. If they consider Xiaomi Mi-Two as rival of S3 then those statements above should be edited. Xiaomi Mi-Two packs quad-core S4 pro and runs Jelly Bean out of the box.

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  • 2012-10-02 02:25
  • v0qy

wtf is this.. ics seems better than jb? how come the phone is downgrading

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  • 2012-10-02 01:50
  • IkYQ

Gsmarena, where is Note2 review? I wanr it so bad...

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  • 2012-10-02 01:43
  • 2IKL

Project [tryhidelag] butter seems to have bloated it.
slower in benchmarks vs ICS
Now That's got to suck.


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  • 2012-10-02 01:30
  • PZUH

Too bad that we see a lot of "just like IOS6" concerning Blocking Mode.

You could have said instead : just like "many of these auto-profiles apps from Google Play market" (Phoneweaver / Settings Profiles / etc..), that i have been using for almost 2 years now.

I know it's a review site but that shows some missing knowledge about Android platform and hence all those references about IOS and its so large/ questionable catalog.

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  • 2012-10-02 01:05
  • m86k

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-01 23:42 from v0Xt - click to readIt is freaking less customisable duh

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  • 2012-10-02 00:47
  • pJUn

Ok. Jelly bean it is for my gs3 then. Gunna compare this to my future xiaomi mi2 and lumia 920. Wanted and oppo find5 but i think 5" is pushing it... Maybe next year. My girlfriend is mad cuz I wont buy her the iphone5. Lol my money my decision. Hahahaha

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  • 2012-10-02 00:13
  • jxXT

the best phone got even better .those who have it enjoy it,those who don't just go get one .

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  • 2012-10-01 23:59
  • 3pRD

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