Just as T-Mobile’s network is graced with its first Android 4.2 device, another is dipping its hand in the Jelly Bean jar. TMo’s Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-T999) is now receiving its update to Android 4.1.1. While it isn’t the latest version of the Jelly Bean software, users can still expect plenty of enhancements, including Google Now and the performance-enhancing Project Butter. As part of tweaks to Samsung’s TouchWiz UX comes an improved pop-up play experience with resizable second window.
The official designation for the new software version is T999UVDLJA/JRO03L. It will reach users as an over-the-air update, but can also be installed directly using Samsung Kies. T-Mobile is the second US carrier to deploy Jelly Bean for their Galaxy S3 handsets, following Sprint’s launch of the OS refresh last month. The remaining US service providers are expected to roll out the update in the coming months.
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