It looks like Samsung will be skipping yet another Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in favor of an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update with Australian carrier Vodafone confirming that its Samsung Galaxy Nexus will remain on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean until Samsung is able to deliver Android 4.3.
Earlier this month, we learned that Australian carrier Telstra, which had been planning to update its Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with Android 4.2, would not be updating the device with Android 4.2. Instead, the device will be updated directly to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the new version of Android Jelly Bean. The reason isn’t entirely clear but it appears that Samsung has cancelled the Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.2 update and perhaps the Galaxy S3 Android 4.2 update as well though the latter remains unconfirmed.
While it was initially overlooked, it appears that another Samsung device will be skipping Android 4.2 in favor of Android 4.3 as Vodafone Australia has confirmed that its Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which was never updated with Android 4.2, will be shifting to Android 4.3 instead.