We have already heard that the Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update release date might be close and now we are hearing that the Verizon Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, specifically, might be close as well.
A source has informed us that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean roll out for the Verizon Galaxy S III isn’t too far away and that owners should expect it to arrive sooner rather than later.
They could not give us a specific time table, only saying that the roll out is ‘very close’. Unfortunately, this only applies to the Verizon Galaxy S III model and not any of the other Galaxy S III models that have launched on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular.
Of course, this Android 4.1 Jelly Bean path for the Galaxy S III could become more windy as time goes on. However, as of right now, it appears as though Verizon is working hard to get this update out to its device.
This news comes shortly after we heard that the Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update was in the works and that we could see a roll out take place in either August or September.
American carriers are notoriously slow at getting their devices upgraded with the latest Android software which makes this information in regards to the speed of the Verizon Galaxy S III update quite surprising.
It’s possible that the Android PDK has done its job and has allowed Samsung to get the update to carriers for testing in a quick manner.
So while we can’t confirm an actual roll out date quite yet, the fact that we’re hearing the word ‘close’ associated with the roll out is a good sign. We’ll keep our fingers crossed and hope that this speedy time table pans out.