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Looks like the International version of the SIII will be getting the Jelly Bean update next week.

http://www.sammobile.com/2012/08/22/galaxy-s-iii-to-get-jelly-bean-next-week/#.UDSrf1m0e6I.twitter

I can't wait for this! wheee.gif
    
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Update on the screen tint issue: A very nice/helpful Verizon employee took a look at the phone and agreed with me. She had to order a replacement (32GBP)but it will be here on Tuesday (the one I have is considered DOA so they'll ship the replacement to the store and swap it out then). It was a generally pleasant experience! I'm crossing my fingers for the next screen.
Also, I just want to express my awe at how much faster 4g is than 3g. When I first activated the S3 and hadn't set uo WiFi yet, my Google account started syncing apps from my tablet and downloaded 200 MB before I realized what it was doing. It's faster than my damned DSL...

So the replacement 32GB unit came in yesterday... The screen on/off button was recessed/wiggly (basically flush with the bezel) and half of the screen was noticeably darker under any light condition regardless of the image on screen. Needless to say, there is another replacement on order. I guess this is the risk of buying a phone fairly early in its production cycle. If the next one is DOA, I think I'll just ask to fish through the 16 GB models they have in stock until I find a tolerable handset.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 8/22/12 at 6:28am
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So the replacement 32GB unit came in yesterday... The screen on/off button was recessed/wiggly (basically flush with the bezel) and half of the screen was noticeably darker under any light condition regardless of the image on screen. Needless to say, there is another replacement on order. I guess this is the risk of buying a phone fairly early in its production cycle. If the next one is DOA, I think I'll just ask to fish through the 16 GB models they have in stock until I find a tolerable handset.

That's some bad luck you got there.

We have 3 white SIII 16GB in our family (International version), we all got it at the same time at the start of July with an epic deal our phone provider gave us (Phone was like 60% off compared to retail biggrin.gif) and all 3 phones came perfectly.

Hope your next SIII is in perfect condition. thumb.gif
    
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That's some bad luck you got there.
We have 3 white SIII 16GB in our family (International version), we all got it at the same time at the start of July with an epic deal our phone provider gave us (Phone was like 60% off compared to retail biggrin.gif) and all 3 phones came perfectly.
Hope your next SIII is in perfect condition. thumb.gif

Thanks for encouragement! I'm starting to think it may be because I'm ordering a 32 GB each time and Samsung is pissing in my coffee for not going with the 16 GB like everyone else. I'll report back come tomorrow (or Friday, depending on when it comes).
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Not sure just yet but JB for the S3 may be out now. just checked the Software Update in my settings and it's downloading a 94.45mb update. (First android so idk how exactly it works)

EDIT: Nvm, seems to just be the baseband update, damn I got all excited lol
Edited by Marafice Eye - 8/23/12 at 3:52am
 
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Thanks for encouragement! I'm starting to think it may be because I'm ordering a 32 GB each time and Samsung is pissing in my coffee for not going with the 16 GB like everyone else. I'll report back come tomorrow (or Friday, depending on when it comes).

Why don't you get the 16gb and get a micro sd card instead.
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Going to be getting my S3 on friday when I drop sprint's awful service for verizon or Tmobile. I haven't decided between the two yet.
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Anyone else have a big update on tmobile this morning?
    
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Has hotmail sync (especially sent emails) been giving people grief between the S3 and their account? I hope it's related to this.
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My GF just got the blue one today and I@m quite jealous. It looks very nice compared to the white. Still like my white one, though!

Regarding the JB update... Hmm, I'll wait until the guy that makes my theme has a theme for it as I really, really couldn't bare to go back to the green TouchWiz...
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