Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy S3 shown on video


One lucky users seems to have gotten a build of Jelly Bean 4.0 on their Samsung Galaxy S3. A video popped up on YouTube of the guy showing it in all its glory. The 10 minute video doesn’t indicate that anything is different in Touchwiz, but you get the obvious Jelly Bean changes such as Google Now, Project Butter, expanded notifications, and more.

The build we’re looking at is i9300XADLG4, and while we’re sure this isn’t final it sure looks like Samsung is making good progress on bringing jelly goodness to the masses. Go ahead and watch the video above if you’re interested. [Thanks to everyone who sent this in!]

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. Jelly bean 4.0? ;-)

    1. That’s what is called “killing the fun before it even begins” :P

  2. How are you so sure it is not the release version?

  3. If HTC doesn’t beat Samsung to Jelly Bean I can see them exiting all
    Android phone markets in bankruptcy. If Samsung can get the update through
    all carriers quickly they will have a huge selling point over HTC models
    and HTC will pretty much be done. I have the EVO LTE but had I been
    getting a new phone today and walked into a store and Sprint had the
    SGS3 with Jelly Bean there would be no question which phone I would be
    getting. Google Now and Jelly Bean is such as huge selling point and if I
    were HTC I would cancel all other projects until my hero line had it.
    But I think HTC is moving which is why all other phone Ice Cream
    Sandwich updates have been delayed. Again this is only a guess but I
    think they need Jelly Bean first to stay competitive. HTC needs to move fast but we know how long carrier process takes.

    1. there’s already a build of HTC sense 4.1 (jelly bean) on xda.. if it leaked, then it should be coming soon

      1. lol come on man….Sense 4.1 DOES NOT mean jelly bean……not even close. And yes, i own a One X, but i’m also sure that Samsung will beat us to the JB update

        1. True, true, but I meant that its more of a confirmation that it’s coming soon… am I being too hopeful?

          1. Pretty sure HTC is also working on it, but also pretty sure Samsung will be first to come out with it. Or things may change later. The best thing is that they are both working hard on it from the looks of things, which is nice.

    2. Not sure the US carriers will be as fast as Samsung themselves to approve and update. International users will be able to get it quite fast though from the looks of things.

  4. Jelly Bean roms have been available for the S3 for weeks.

    1. how many have TW?…ill wait…

    2. How are custom AOSP ROMs related to an article about the official update? Everyone knows AOSP ROMs come quickly, that isn’t what everyone is looking for though.

  5. cant wait till this leaks for the i747. ill be in rom heaven!

  6. that “nature” sound is so annoying.

  7. Cmon HTC

  8. Love Jelly jellybean on its pure form, hate touchwiz

  9. that touch wiz really cheapens the look of JB…i doo like how fast the app drawer opens tho…

  10. My initial reaction: “awwwwwww, it’s brand new Gingerbread”! :P

    1. yea i hate how the samsung icons stay the same as gingerbread icons…i mean give us users a new look, something to get excited about. Different icons would give the appearance of something new, not just some update to improve useability…

  11. oh men , i want mine now…!!!

  12. 4.1.1

  13. Editors dammit.

  14. I’m sorry, it looks like Gingerbread. I’d rather have Sense 4.0 which actually looks nice with ICS and soon JB…

  15. jerseys

  16. I am selling my Samsung Galaxy S 3 now, , have to wait fpr this update for ever? Iphone next!!

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