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Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update on the way

If you're waiting for the latest Android 4.1 OS aka Jelly Bean on the Samsung Galaxy S2 or Galaxy S3, then it looks like you won't have long to wait.

The SamMobile website quotes 'insiders' when it says that Samsung has passed the test firmwares for the Galaxy S3 and are now looking to clear a version for public use with Google before it's released.

And there's good news for owners of the Award-winning Samsung Galaxy S2 as well, with the site reporting that due to consistent sales the Galaxy S2 will also get an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

An update for the Samsung Galaxy Note is also on the radar, though no official line has come from Samsung, reports the site.

And if you want to know what the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS is all about, check out our review of the Google Nexus 7 tablet, the first device to have this latest version of Android.

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Joe Cox

Joe is Content Director for Specialist Tech at Future and was previously the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across print and online for more than 15 years, writing news, reviews and features. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung, reported from CES, the Bristol Show and Munich High End for many years, and provided comment for sites such as the BBC and the Guardian. In his spare time he enjoys mixing vinyl and cycling.