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Samsung will soon release a firmware update to address some Galaxy S III's sudden failure motherboards, which some users complained the phones are unusable when that happens.


Samsung did not explain the exact cause of the sudden failure of the motherboards also referred to as' sudden death '. Just said that it's aware of the defect.


"The good news is It only happens to a very limited number of Galaxy S III models with 16GB memory," said spokeswoman Anne ter Braak. The cause lies in Samsung in a firmware bug, which 'can be easily solved by a firmware update.


Compared to the millions of Galaxy S3 handset sold, the number experiencing the issue is minuscule, likely not enough to cause Samsung to revamp their hardware build. But if you have experienced a similar issue, know you are not alone. So let's not everyone freak out. The world isn't ending and your Galaxy S3 will be just fine.


An exact schedule for the update is not available yet, but according to Ter Braak will be rolled out as soon as possible.




Galaxy Ace 2 is a popular mid-scale smartphone that has attracted many for its affordability and features. There have been reports that Samsung will update the Ace 2's firmware, which will enable some functions and fix some of the glitches of its current firmware and already, the Galaxy Ace 2's loayl patrons are anticipating the upgrade.

Samsung pre-released the Jelly Bean firmware for the Galaxy Ace 2 today and provided screenshots to tease fans and enthusiasts. Users can update to Jelly Bean on March or April. Some of the Samsung smartphones such as the Galaxy series, namely, Beam, Music, Ace Plus, Mini 2, and Chat have also been reported to be possibly upgraded earlier on. Furthermore, all of these units will already feature the full touch interface, TouchWiz Nature UX, along with other devices by Samsung that run on Android operating system.


Source: SamMobile


SamMobile just received the first firmware of the Galaxy X Cover 2.The Galaxy X Cover 2 GT-S7710 was launched with a 4.0-inch WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) resolution, a 1GHz dual-core processor packed inside, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, microSD memory card slot, and a 5-megapixel photo snapper on its back, with LED flash and HD video recording.

Owners of a Samsung Galaxy X Cover 2 GT-S7710 can now download and install the first firmware release for their handsets.

Information about the firmwares

  • Countries: Nordic countries
  • Android: 4.1.2
  • PDA: S7710XXAMB3
  • CSC: S7710OXXAMA9

Source: SamMobile

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware is now available for downloading and we think the official one will be unveiled very soon.

It appears as though Samsung has started testing out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware for its Galaxy S III smartphone. It was confirmed with a couple of leaked images, showing the handset running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS.

For the time being, there is no word on the changes that come with the latest firmware update for the Galaxy S III smartphones. The global rollout of the latest Android release is anticipated to begin within this month.


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