Samsung promised to release the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 800 devices as early as possible. While the company’s software engineers continue testing the update, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware for respective devices leak online. The third Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S III is out, the original Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet will also get the update soon.
Samsung recently announced the new Galaxy Note II and many existing device owners were anticipating some details on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean releases. While the company continues testing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update with the latest version of TouchWiz UI, the firmwares leak online amongst enthusiastic developers.
Do note that all the existing firmware updates leaked online for Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note GT-N7000 are beta testing builds. Meanwhile, we have learned that Samsung is also testing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy Note 800 (Galaxy Note 10.1) tablet.
SamMobile posted details of the recently leaked firmware for Galaxy S III listing noticeable improvements such as fixes for Maps, smoother user interface and other improvements. This is one of the three “Pre-Releaseâ€ test builds meant for beta-testers.
Meanwhile, SammyHub reported that Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update is being tested for Galaxy Note GT-N7000 smartphone-tablet hybrid.
Samsung is expected to release Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note GT-N7000 and Galaxy Note 800 (Galaxy Note 10.1) in the coming few weeks. All the updates will not necessarily be released on the same day.