Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S III gets its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update today

Sprint announced that its Samsung Galaxy S III is getting an update to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean starting today, October 25 – becoming the first US carrier to provide Jelly Bean to the S III (which was launched earlier this year on multiple North American networks, running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich).

Sprint’s update – software version L710VPLJ7 – also brings LTE selection improvements, and Exchange interaction improvements. More details are available here.


At the moment, Sprint is selling the Samsung Galaxy S III for $199.99 (16GB), or $249.99 (32GB). As of today, Sprint is also offering the Samsung Galaxy Note II ($299.99 on contract), which runs Android Jelly Bean out of the box.

Author: Florin

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