Today is a good day to be the owner of a Canadian Galaxy S III. Samsung announced the Jelly Bean update for the device a couple of days ago, and now those with a Galaxy S III on Bell, Rogers, TELUS and Virgin are reporting that they are seeing notifications that the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is ready to be downloaded! The update is rather large sitting at a whopping 318MB, but it’s well worth the time it takes for it to download and install. I got the Jelly Bean update a couple months back on the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300, and while it wasn’t a smartphone, the update was pretty amazing. Google Now is probably one of the best additions to the Android platform that we’ve seen in quite a while, in my opinion.
Now that most of Canada has the Jelly Bean update, we just need other carriers here in the U.S. to start rolling the update out. It’s a surprise to me that Sprint was able to roll it out quite a while back and the United States’ two largest carriers can’t get it out just as fast. Definitely quite an annoyance that Verizon or AT&T hasn’t rolled it out yet.
Ah, the beauty of those who own a Nexus device. I must say, I’m feeling a bit jealous of Nexus owners right now.
Did you get the update to Android 4.1 yet? If you have, let us know how you’re liking it in the comments below!
source: Android Central