Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300 Gets Minor OTA Update

The Samsung Galaxy S III is certainly flying high and selling like hot cakes with all records at stake. The new Galaxy phone has certainly taken Samsung to new heights never achieved before.

The international owners of Samsung Galaxy S III are receiving the Over the Air update starting from today. Don’t be surprised as you might be expecting it to include Android 4.1 Jelly firmware but it turned out to be a very small update (smallest update). The file size of this OTA update is under 1 MB and this comes as the stability improvements patch.Samsung Galaxy S III

This firmware via OTA will change the baseband version of the phone to XXLH1. So guessing with this small update, this will include minor issues fixes over the radio firmware. This will resolve the problem of “cell standby” battery drain issues which are reported by several users on the Samsung Galaxy S III.

If you own an unlocked Galaxy S III smart phone then you might have received the message notifications for this update. If you have not received this update then you can do the firmware update manually by going through Settings > About Phone > Software Update and tap on Update Now option. To update via OTA users are recommended to connect your phone with Wi Fi as recommended. Users can also grab this firmware using the Samsung KIES desktop software.

Looking to purchase this device, you can get it as deal price of $ 120 and do check out for many more updates coming up about this device. You can also check various custom firmware for Samsung Galaxy S III with complete procedure on how you can update with the same.

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  1. roy

    August 11, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    It changed it to XXLBG8 and it was 27mb not 1mb didn’t use much battery all night in idle mode cannot see what else has changed if someone can see what’s changed could you please let us know please

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