Samsung on Wednesday confirmed it will roll out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean software update to its current flagship smartphone Galaxy S4 and its predecessor Galaxy S3 in October.
After the unveiling of Samsung's latest offering, Galaxy Gear smartwatch, on Wednesday, tech giant said that Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3 will get the Android update in October. However, it did not mention anything about Galaxy Note 2 which was long rumoured to get the software update.
With the latest Android Jelly Bean update, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3 will get improved features like the Restricted Profiles, which gives users more control over apps and other content as well as support for OpenGL ES 3.0. Users, particularly gaming enthusiasts, will soon get to experience highly detailed graphics.
Other features will include Bluetooth Smart technology which allows users to connect to any other device that has Bluetooth, background Wi-Fi location, additional language support and easier text input. Currently, Galaxy S4 runs on Android 4.2 OS version and Galaxy S3 uses Android 4.1 OS version.
The Android Jelly Bean update for Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3 has been rumoured for a long time, and a recent report suggested that the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS update for these device might not come for a newer version of Android.