South Korean Galaxy S III (SHV-E210K) gets Android 4.3 update


Last updated: November 13th, 2013 at 12:04 UTC+02:00

Well, it certainly seems to be the day when the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S III will begin heading out to users all across the world. The S III only recently started receiving the Android 4.3 update for the international unlocked variant in the UK, and now the update is rolling out to the South Korean variant of Samsung’s 2012 flagship (SHV-E210K).

Here’s a list of changes and new features in the Android 4.3 update.

  • – GALAXY GEAR Support
  • – TRIM Support (Makes the device much faster)
  • – 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
  • – Daydream
  • – 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)

The update is currently rolling out over-the-air and should be showing up on device over the course of the next few days, though those unwilling to wait can grab the update from Kies or download the firmware from our firmware section to upgrade manually. Find the details of the update down below.

  • Model: SHV-E210K
  • Country: Korea
  • Version: Android 4.3
  • Changelist: 2016798
  • Build date: Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:30:51 +0000
  • Product Code: KTF
Firmware Android 4.3Galaxy S IIIGalaxy S3SHV-E210KSouth Korea
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