We already know that Samsung will roll out the much-awaited Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S4 this month. It was also rumored that Samsung is testing the firmware and it could hit their devices at anytime. Samsung Galaxy S4 is not the only device that will get a taste of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean; it was announced that last year’s flagship, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 will also get the update by the end of this year.
Additionally, we’ve seen some evidence in the past from a French carrier’s listing, which states that Samsung Galaxy S4 will get the Android 4.3 update in October. This suggests that the majority of Galaxy S4 handsets should get the update by the end of this month or early November at the max.
For those of you who can’t wait for the official update to land, the managed to get the test firmware for Samsung Galaxy S4, which is available for download and can be installed following the detailed instructions. The leaked version is for the Snapdragon variant with model number GT-I9505.
The pre-release firmware contains appears to be faster and lag free when compared with Android 4.2.2. Samsung KNOX and Samsung Wallet are also present in the firmware, but you cannot download Samsung from the servers
One thing to note here is that this is a pre-release version, which means that the final version released by the Korean giant could get new features and improvements.
If you want to test the build, you can download and follow the instructions from the source link given below.
It is recommended to wait for the official update if you don’t have any experience in following the procedure mentioned at the source link. Based on the information that is popping up all over the internet, it looks like the update will be rolled out very soon.