1. iVikD's Avatar
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me identify which region my S3 is from? It's the international version, bought in South America. However, I know for a fact that most electronics here are brought in from other countries. Any help would be appreciated.
    10-09-2012 07:12 AM
  2. gcwj's Avatar
    If you still have the Samsung box that the phone came in, the country code is 3 letters on the label on the end of the box.
    10-09-2012 10:16 AM
  3. iVikD's Avatar
    Alright, I'll check it out once I get back home. Thanks.
    10-09-2012 10:48 AM
  4. iVikD's Avatar
    The box says GH69, and my csc says I9300UUBBLG2
    10-09-2012 04:37 PM
  5. gcwj's Avatar
    The country code s/b 3 letters in the lower right corner of the white label on the end of the box, across from the color of the phone.
    10-09-2012 07:30 PM
  6. iVikD's Avatar
    Looked all over. The only three letters I found were CNR written on the inside of the lid. Does that tell you anything?
    10-09-2012 08:18 PM
  7. gcwj's Avatar
    I'll do some more checking.
    10-09-2012 09:24 PM
  8. iVikD's Avatar
    Thanks. The closest I came was a page that matched the csc and the other numbers I get from dialing *#1234# to either a Mexican model or one from Trinidad and Tobago. Don't know how trustworthy it may be though.
    10-10-2012 06:43 AM
  9. gcwj's Avatar
    Good work! Looks like you're right. It's firmware for Trinidad and Tobago, but sold in Brazil.
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    10-10-2012 09:05 AM
  10. funkylogik's Avatar
    so what does that mean for updates?
    will you get them when theyre released where you live or the region the phone came from?

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-10-2012 09:38 AM
  11. iVikD's Avatar
    No idea... Seems like I have a Brazilian phone with a Trinidad and Tobago firmware and a Venezuelan carrier... Can anyone shed light on which decides when I get updates?
    10-10-2012 11:41 AM
  12. walcolm's Avatar
    Looks like you'll get updates when Brazil gets it and that's usually after Trinidad and Tobago but just before Venezuela

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Android Central Forums
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    10-10-2012 01:16 PM
  13. iVikD's Avatar
    That sounds complicated XD
    Thanks for looking into it though
    10-10-2012 01:18 PM
  14. gcwj's Avatar
    Since Trinidad and Tobago don't have an entry on this site> Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean 4.1.1 Update Release Status Page [Daily Update] | Josephws's Blog | YouMobile, I would wait until Brazil shows an update is available, then update via Kies.
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    10-10-2012 09:11 PM

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