Android 4.3 official update for Samsung Galaxy S4

S4-Android-4.3-SM-EDITAn Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy S4 is now officially out. As of now it’s been out for LTE version of the Galaxy S4 (GT-i9505) in Germany.

Both the Samsung and HTC have got their Android 4.3 update for both their flagship devices. As to carrier versions of the Galaxy S4, you might now see it for a couple of months. Here are the details of the changelog:

  • OpenGL 3.0 Support
  • GALAXY GEAR support
  • TRIM support (Makes the device much faster)
  • ANT+ support
  • Samsung KNOX Implementation (KNOX bootloader and dedicated application)
  • Samsung wallet comes pre-loaded
  • Improved RAM management
  • Improved Display colour reproduction (Display looks much sharper than before)
  • Improved TouchWiz Launcher (Much less launcher redraw and less lag)
  • New Samsung keyboard
  • New Samsung browser (Full screen by default, new tab interface and more)
  • New Reading more (Optimizes display for reading, used by only a few specific applications)
  • New Camera firmware
  • Minor UI tweaks (Contacts app, Flashlight widget, dialog box etc.)

Samsung_Galaxy_S_4_Screenshot_Android_4.3_Update-281x500To install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to your Galaxy S4, connect your phone to computer using Samsung Kies or Samsung’s OTA service. To download and install the firmware via OTA, go to Settings > More > About Device > Software update > Update.

Source: Talk ANDROID


About Pavan Shetty

Masters in Embedded systems, Intern Embedded Engineer.

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