Today is a good day to be a Galaxy S III owner. Before the Verizon variant's update even had time to get cold, Cricket's is now fresh out of the oven as well. The OTA brings along the changes from Android 4.2 and 4.3, plus Galaxy Gear support and a lot of UI changes which serve to make the software look and function more like the Galaxy S4's stock ROM.

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With this update, all US-based carrier variants of the Galaxy S III have received Android 4.3. The firmware version is R530CVVUCMK3 and comes in at a whopping 569 MB. As with most OTAs, it is most likely rolling out in stages, so if you don't have it yet, you should very soon.

While this may not be the most widely-owned Galaxy S III variant, big updates like this are always exciting and welcome. Get it while it's hot!

Thanks, Tyler!