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Samsung Galaxy S3 gets first software update

Samsung releases stability improving software upgrade for Galaxy S3

Samsung's Galaxy S3 has received its first software up since launching last month.

Our Galaxy S3 received its upgrade over the weekend which weighs in at 8.58MB and is available over the air (OTA). Our model is SIM-free so you might have to wait a little longer if your handset is with a mobile operator. See also: Samsung Galaxy S3 features: top tips and tricks.

Samsung Galaxy S3 software update

Unfortunately the software update is nothing to get too excited about. The notes simply claim to 'improve stability' not that we've noticed any issues.

If you want to check for updates on your Galaxy S3 then go to About Phone in the settings menu, press Software Update and hit Update. See also: How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet.

The Galaxy S3 appears to be a success so far with millions of units flying off the shelves since launch. The only major problem Samsung has had is the delay and shortage of stock of the pebble blue model.

All eyes are on Apple for its next move in the smartphone market which is likely to be the iPhone 5. For all the latest read our iPhone 5 release date, specs and rumour round-up.

Samsung Galaxy S3 software updated


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