Samsung India has confirmed that the Jelly Beam update for Galaxy S III is no longer rolling out in India. The update reportedly contained bugs and was creating issues for those already updated, thus Samsung has stopped the update.
Company is currently looking into this and is likely to release a fixed update soon.
Samsung had originally started the Android 4.1 OTA update around two weeks ago.
Here is the email reply sent to one of our readers regarding the same.
Dear Mr. XXXXX,
This is in reference to your email received on date 15th of November, 2012 regarding updating of GT-I9300 (Galaxy S III) to Android Jelly Bean v4.1.
We would like to inform you that update was released earlier by Samsung India for Galaxy S III but now it rolled back due to some technical reasons, so we request you to kindly co-operate with us till the future release of Android v4.1 (Jelly bean) for mentioned handset. Therefore; we are not in position to give you any official confirmation regarding the same.
But we appreciate your valuable feedback. We forwarded your feedback to Product Innovation Team. Presently they are looking on same matter. If any update is available you will be get on our website as soon as possible.
Any update in this regard will be conveyed to you by various means of communication.
Technical Support Team
Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd.