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[PA] Galaxy S III to get Android 4.2.1 soon, courtesy of CyanogenMod

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Rooting may not be extremely safe, but it's one of the fastest ways to get your device updated known to man. For those geeky fellas, who have rooted their Galaxy S IIIs, there will be a reward soon.

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Snapdragon one gets it, not the Exynos one frown.gif
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Snapdragon one gets it, not the Exynos one frown.gif
I do not know which you are talking about, but I see you're in Yorkshire, England so im assuming the US version gets this?

If so, I may be getting one for christmas and will likely apply this smile.gif
4.2.1 is early JB yes?
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There isn't a big difference between 4.1.2 and 4.2.1.
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There isn't a big difference between 4.1.2 and 4.2.1.


There are a bunch of new features though: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/11/whats-new-in-android-4-2-jelly-bean/
Google Now Updates (Gets better)
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AT&T still hasn't even released JB yet frown.gif
I'm on the urge of just rooting and getting CM
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There are a bunch of new features though: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/11/whats-new-in-android-4-2-jelly-bean/
Google Now Updates (Gets better)
Gesture Typing (Swype-like)
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HDR Mode
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Multiple User Profiles on Tablets

I meant to say performance wise.
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I do not know which you are talking about, but I see you're in Yorkshire, England so im assuming the US version gets this?
If so, I may be getting one for christmas and will likely apply this smile.gif
4.2.1 is early JB yes?

4.1.1 is the first iteration of Jelly Bean wink.gif
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4.1.1 is the first iteration of Jelly Bean wink.gif

Odd that Google didn't just call it "Key Lime Pie" since it is a new release.
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We can actually both versions of the SIII in the UK as 4G is beginning to be rolled out
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