SamMobile, popular source for Samsung mobile related news, leaks the unreleased Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware for the Galaxy S III.
If you’re a proud owner of 2012’s Galaxy S III and are eagerly waiting for the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for months now, here’s a reason to get excited. SamMobile has leaked the unreleased Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware for 2012’s Samsung Galaxy S III. Of course, ROMs running on the latest version of Google’s Android OS have been available at XDA Developers Forum for months now, but this official update will bring all the Samsung-made exclusive goodies.
New enhancements in Android 4.2.2 update
– Android 4.2.2 – Build ID: JDQ39
– New S4 Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, two Unlock effects (Ripple and Light), 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
– Driving mode
– Actionable notifications
– New Additions in Notification Center
– Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface – Exactly like the S4)
– Addition of Voice controls (Let’s you control various parts of the phone using voice commands – Galaxy S4 feature)
– Gallery modes have white background (When changing gallery modes to 3D the background changes to white)
– Full screen Samsung apps
– New S-Voice (from S4)
– New smart switch widget
As reported, the development of the Android 4.2.2 ROM for the Galaxy S III isn’t complete yet, so a couple of things may be creaky or broken altogether. That being said, the new OS update will reportedly bring all of the features from the Galaxy S IV to the older flagship that aren’t limited by the hardware itself.
For download link to the leaked firmware and instructions on how to install it on your Galaxy S III, hit the source link posted below.