Samsung Galaxy Note 3Together with the release of the Galaxy Note 3 for sale in more than 60 countries and with 100 other also waiting to get it, Samsung has pushed the firmwares for Note 3 on their Kies servers. This allows us to download the firmware, but more importantly it allows developers to download it and start porting the Note 3 apps for other devices.

Samsung has started to release Android 4.3 firmwares for almost all the countries. Until now, we have identified the following firmware versions:

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For Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 (Exynos version)

1. Firmware N900UBUBMI5 available in the following countries: Argentina, Peru, Argentina (Personal), Guatemala (Tigo), Guatemala, Argentina, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, Panama, Uruguay

2. Firmware N900XXUBMI5 available in: Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Russia, India, Israel (Cellcom), Israel (Orange/Partner), Israel (Pelephone), Israel, Iraq, Morocco (MAT), Morocco (MWD), Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Taiwan (WAN), Pakistan (PAK), Kenya, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Morocco (MED), Nigeria, South, Africa, Morocco, Kenya, United Arab Emirates, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia, Afghanistan

3. Firmware N900ZSUBMI5 available in: Taiwan and Hong Kong.

For Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 (Qualcomm LTE version)

1. Firmware N9005XXUBMI7 available in: Poland, Portugal (TPH), Spain, Hungary, Cyprus (Cytamobile Vodafone), France, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia (VIP), Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Slovenia, South East Europe.

By looking at the released firmware you can see what countries have received the Exynos variant of the Galaxy Note 3 and what countries have the Qualcomm LTE version, which is a little more powerful.

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 firmware was also released

It seems that T-mobile worked really fast this time in the USA, as the firmware N900TUVUBMI7 for the new Galaxy Note 3 was also released.

Samsung has also released the Android 4.3 firmware XXUAMIA for the 2013 edition of Galaxy Note 10.1  for some countries. The updates are still rolling though.

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What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool