Samsung is definitely on a roll with the Galaxy S III updates - not a day goes by without a massive rollout of Jelly Bean to devices all over Europe, and now the Middle East as well. The company began sending Android 4.1.1 OTAs to the following territories:


  • Austria (T-Mobile)
  • Germany (O2, T-Mobile)


  • Middle East: Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, UAE
  • Greater Middle East: Afghanistan, Mauritania, Pakistan
  • Nordic countries (NEE): Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Greenland, Iceland

image Eivind

Thanks to Eivind for the screenshot

Here's the history of the Jelly Bean updates for the Galaxy S III so far:

  • October 25: Sprint in the United States.
  • October 24: unbranded in UK, Switzerland, Luxemburg, and Belgium; Three in Denmark; Mobiltel in Bulgaria; Cosmote in Romania; Meteor and Vodafone in Ireland; O2 in Czech Republic; Tre in Sweden; Vipnet in Croatia.
  • October 22: unbranded in Germany and France; Bouygues in France.
  • October 22: O2 in UK and Ireland; Vodafone in UK, Italy, Czech Republic, and Germany.
  • October 18: Hutchison Whampoa companies (Three, 3, H3G) in Italy, UK, Ireland, and Austria; Swisscom in Switzerland.
  • October 17: SFR in France; Vodafone in Spain and Romania; A1 in Austria; unbranded in Spain
  • October 15: Sweden (unbranded or Telenor, it's not clear - the CSC for the release is VDS)
  • September 24: unbranded in Poland

As usual, check your update notifications, download via Kies, or grab full Odin-flashable ROMs from unofficial ROM sites SamMobile or Samsung-Updates.