Samsung hss been rolling out the Jelly Bean update to a number of its phones and tabs for a month now. The roll out started with the Galaxy S3 getting the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update which was soon followed by Android 4.1.2 update. The new firmware update is still being pushed out via Kies and Over-the-Air. While millions of Galaxy S3 user have been enjoying the new features brought in by the Android 4.1.2 update, there are other millions who are still waiting for the update to knock at their gates.
If you got the Samsung Galaxy S3 (LTE) GT-I9305, and have not received the update yet, you can upgrade your device to Android 4.1.1 manually. The user of the LTE version of the SGS3 have been getting the update in phases, but here we have the official firmware files for branded and unbranded Galaxy S3 (LTE) GT-I9305 that can be installed using Odin firmware flasher.
Feature-wise the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update is a significant jump from Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware. It brings some nice stuff like Google Now, smoother TouchWiz UX (thanks to the Project Butter), two home screen modes, Blocking Mode, new Notifications Panel, and many other. To get a detailed review of the update, head to this article.
Download the Firmware:
Below is a list of carrier-branded and unbranded firmware for Samsung Galaxy S3 (LTE) GT-I9305. If you got this phone and do not belong to any of the countries below, you can still install the Jelly Bean firmware that is not carrier-branded. Go with the firmware for Sweden, for instance. Just take care your phone is not a branded one.
How to Install Android 4.1.1 Firmware on Galaxy S3:
Head over to our easy tutorial that would help you through the installation of the installation.