Samsung is almost done with Galaxy S III Android 4.1.2 updates worldwide

We of SamMobile did some research and found out that Samsung is almost done with the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy S III. The Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III
brought a ton of new features, most of the features are brought from the Galaxy Note II. We have listed some of the enhancements in the new Android 4.1.2 update below.


Some of the Enhancements in the new update:

- Android 4.1.2 – JZO54K
- Multi-View (Multi-Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
- Page Buddy
- New Gallery App (Same as in Note II)
- Notification Panel (Notification Panel can now be customized)
- Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
- Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
- Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
- Paper Artist App
- Group Cast App

Samsung still needs to update countries/carriers to Android 4.1.2 listed below:

Algeria – TMC
Bangladesh – TML
Belgium / Luxemburg – PRO
Brazil (Claro) – ZTA
Brazil (TIM) – ZTM
Brazil (VIVO) – ZVV
Germany – MBC
Nepal – NPL
Panama (Cable & Wireless) – PCW
Slovakia – TMS
South Africa – XFA
South Africa (Vodafone) – XFV
Sri Lanka – SLK Uruguay – UFU

If your country/carrier is not in this list and you have a Galaxy S III please try Samsung’s FOTA (Firmware-over-the-air) service or connect your device with Samsung Kies. Of course, you can also download all firmwares through our firmware page. If you are still waiting to receive any update or you want to get notified once there is a new firmware available please follow @SamFirmware or @SamKiesUpdates on twitter!

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  1. when the update for the Advance??

    • S Advance has Jelly Bean Already, just download it. I think samsung will update other nation after they have final jb for russia

      • In Poland we are waiting on updates from January

        • Do you think it’s only your country? I’m from Indonesia but I didn’t wait for the update to come to Indonesia. just download the russian version, there is english language there

  2. samsung concentrated on updating only S3 all these 4 months….

  3. When can we expect jelly bean updates for GT-N7000 in India

  4. North-America is not in the list… Here on Rogers (Canada) I don’t have 4.1.2 yet…

  5. Hey Sammobile :)

    4.1.2 isn´t avaible for the T-mobile version in Canada (T999).
    the firmware you listed here on sammobile is the 4.1.1 version, not 4.1.2. Please check this yourself out and correct it .

  6. Hi
    Your list of country is not complete, still no update for canadian S3 SGH-T999V.

  7. when can i expect JB update for Galaxy note… thanks..

  8. for S3 is almust done…i have a galaxy s2 GT-I9100P and stil not get the update…WTF??? someone knows why? thanks…

  9. I am waiting for 4.2.1 plzzz samsung i need it help me i cant wait now any more

  10. Samsung copies apple in all terms ads look software but why dont copy they in updates shame on you samsung apple iphone 3gs upgradable ios 6 and you stuck your 1 ghz galaxy s more powerful than 3g which is mhz
    Samsung dont compare urself with thr world innovatf smartphone company
    Samsung clone like company dissapovintment

  11. Why can’t we look up the latest 10 firmwares for a particular model in your firmware section anymore?
    It always says: No info found.

  12. Galaxy S3 SGH-T999 T-Mobile USA is still on 4.1.1. This article is not correct. Actually none of the America’s GS3′s have been updated to 4.1.2 Could you please revise the article, if you know of when this will happen, just let us know. Otherwise, you should correct the article.

  13. In Switzerland (AUT) we are still waiting for the firmware update in February DMB2 for the Galaxy Note 2! When it finally arrives?

  14. Latest Galaxy S3 update seems to be buggy.
    My phone started freezing and I have to take the battery out just to unfreeze and restart it. Searched the internet. Turns out that I am not the only one. Looks like the latest version of 4.1.2 with Sudden Death Syndrome fix is prone to bad freeze ups…

  15. where the HECK is CANADA ,WHAT DO YOU MEAN ALMOST DONE CANADA IS NOT EVEN LISTED IN THE NOTE 10.1 WIFI EDITION

  16. i downloaded the XFA update for south africa and it keeps giving me an error while updating

  17. Not yet Galaxy S III SGH-i747M bell Canada!!

  18. when Samsung S3 JB 4.2.1 update will be available in india?

  19. Kiedy DBT dostanie aktualizacje likwidującą nagłą śmierć?

    • When DBT will get updates of eliminating sudden death?

  20. I own a galaxy s3 i9305….it currently runs on version 4.1.2……when I search for updates it always says phone is up to date…… pls I need to upgrade to 4.1.2…….pls wah do I do……its a tmobile branded device

  21. 4.1.1 I mean

  22. ihave galaxy s3 I747 AT&T and iwant to upgrade to jelly bean 4.1.2 can you help me?

  23. gALAXY S3 SGH-I747M LTE from Puerto Rico when will get 4.1.2

  24. Its 1 August and Samsung didnt make an update for Belgium. Good job

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