When Samsung recently announced the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update for the US carrier versions of the Galaxy S3 would arrive “in the coming months,” we wondered out loud just how many months we would have to wait. Not long, at least for Sprint subscribers. According to a newly leaked document, the update to Jelly Bean will commence tomorrow, October 25th, for GS3 handset’s on the nation’s third-largest wireless provider.
More specifically, the update is to software build L710VPALJ7, which leaked only recently for Sprint’s Galaxy S3 phone. Users can expect the same updated TouchWiz experience that owners of the international Galaxy S3 have been receiving over the past several weeks, which includes features like Pop-up Play and “easy mode.” This also includes standard Android 4.1 enhancements like Google Now and the performance improvements of Project Butter.
The update will rollout over the air, but Sprint’s internal memo says it should take a few weeks to reach all handsets. If you don’t get it first thing tomorrow, you might still be in for a short wait.
[via XDA |Thanks to those who sent this in!]
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