I9300BUALF1 Vodafone Samsung Galaxy S III OTA Update ICS 4.0.4 Firmware Release

Vodafone Samsung Galaxy S III users in Europe regions receives the official firmware update with build number I9300BUALF1. This update adds up a “better stability and improvements” according from Samsung.The first update was initially released in the UK for the unbranded Galaxy S3 with build number I9300XXALF2 and followed with Vodafone in the same day.  We also spotted the same firmware build I9300BUALF1 from Samsung’s firmware server that are also now probably release or available in other Europe region like Austria A1, France SFR, Germany, Slovenia Si.Mobil and other countries might follow soon.

I9300BUALF1 ICS 4.0.4 Firmware Update will Improved Stability

Some users who already get the said update reportedly claimed that it fixes memory issues with TouchWiz having to reload after exiting multiple programs, as well as the cell standby high issues also improved a little bit (but barely unnoticeable). Fixes the screen brightness control which you can hardly visibly see the screen during in a high daylight exposure.

This update is now on Samsung Firmware server and probably will be rolled out via OTA (Over the Air). So, if you were in Europe region you might check out your phone Settings -> Information about the device -> Software Updates -> Update. You will then receives a pop message saying the the new firmware update is now available. If you can see any update notification just be patient, firmware updates are released in a ‘staggered’ fashion. Rest assured, you’ll get yours too soon.

Screenshots credits to thesoupdragon

Vodafone Samsung Galaxy S III I9300BUALF1 ICS 4.0.4 Firmware Releases

Firmware info:
Region: Europe
Carrier: Vodafone
PDA: I9300BUALF1
CSC: I9300VFGALF1
MODEM: I9300BULF1
Version: Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Build: 6/5/2012, 6/6/2012
Released: 6/13/2012

Czech Republic Vodafone

Product Code: VDC
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/5/2012 11:01:58 PM

Germany Vodafone

Product Code: VD2
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/5/2012 11:53:03 PM

Greece Vodafone

Product Code: VGR
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/5/2012 11:01:58 PM

Ireland Vodafone

Product Code: VDI
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/5/2012 10:52:51 PM

Italy Vodafone

Product Code: OMN
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/6/2012 12:03:11 AM

Portugal Vodafone

Product Code: TCL
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/6/2012 12:03:11 AM

Romania Vodafone

Product Code: CNX
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/6/2012 12:03:11 AM

Spain Vodafone

Product Code: ATL
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/5/2012 10:52:51 PM

UK Vodafone

Product Code: VOD
Latest firmware: I9300BUALF1/I9300VFGALF1/I9300BULF1/I9300BUALF1
Build: 6/6/2012 12:17:06 AM

I9300BUALF1 Stock Firmware

GT-I9300_I9300BUALF1_I9300VFGALF1_I9300BULF1 Stock ROM – for advance users use, who already modified and installed their Galaxy S III with unofficial firmware and wants to return back to Vodafone’s official stock.