On the weekend we heard about a leaked Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 update, and not the official update has started rolling out for the Galaxy S3.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 update is for the handset with the model number GT-I9300, the update should be available for you handset as an over the air update.
The Android 4.3 update brings a wide range of new features to the Samsung Galaxy S3, which include support for the Samsung Galaxy Gear, and much more, you can see a list of what is included in the update below.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Update
– GALAXY GEAR Support
– TRIM Support (Makes the device much faster)
– ANT+ Support
– Core UI elements updated to the ones on the Galaxy S4 (Galaxy S4′s theme all over)
– New Samsung Keyboard
– GPU drivers have been updated (Higher GPU benchmark scores)
– New Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
– New Screen modes (From S4): Adapt Display and Professional Photo
– Driving mode
– Actionable notifications
– Move-to-SD-card feature
– New Camera mode : Sound and Shot
– New Additions in Notification Centre
– Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface – Exactly like the Galaxy S4)
– Implementation of Voice controls (Let’s you control various parts of the phone using voice commands – Galaxy S4 feature)
– New Samsung Apps: Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Gallery, Music
– Full screen Samsung apps
– New S-Voice (from Galaxy S4)
It looks like the update is being rolled out in phases, and users in Ireland have reported receiving the update, if you get the update, leave a comment and let us know, also let us know which country you are in.
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