Samsung Galaxy S III running Android Jelly Bean: our first look

Galaxy S III Jelly Bean

It’s perfectly understandable that recent Galaxy S III purchasers are anxious to hear Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will make its way to Samsung’s flagship, and now we’ve finally found the updated version on the device at IFA 2012 in Berlin. The LTE Galaxy S III in question was at Vodafone Germany’s booth, and, completely as expected, it’s no different than what we saw on the Galaxy Note II earlier this week. Many of Android 4.1’s changes are obscured under Samsung’s heavy TouchWiz skin, though Google Now and the new voice features are, of course, present. The noticeable improvement that we noticed on the Galaxy Nexus thanks to Project Butter wasn’t nearly as apparent on the Galaxy S III, unfortunately.

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