Samsung has been rolling out the Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 update for a couple of weeks, the update has been available in the UK for a couple of the carrier versions of the handset.
Now the unlocked Samsung Galaxy S3 in the UK has received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, if you own a SIM free version of the handset, the update should be available for your device as of now.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 update brings a wide range of new features to the handset, which include support for the Samsung Galaxy Gear and much more, you can see a list of the new features 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)