Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sony Xperia Android 4.0 upgrades start rolling out

updated 02:45 pm EDT, Fri April 13, 2012

Xperia arc S, neo V, ray first to get Android 4

Sony wrapped up the week with official word that its Android 4.0 upgrades had started. The Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V, and Xperia ray are getting the modern OS today, starting with Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and the mobile division's home of Sweden. More countries that carry those three phones should get the update over the next four to six weeks.

The next wave would include the Xperia arc, Xperia Play, Xperia neo, Xperia mini, Xperia mini pro, Xperia pro, Xperia active, and Live with Walkman. Their updates should start in late May or early June.

Updating won't work over-the-air and will demand a USB link to either a Mac or a Windows PC.

Android 4.0 will give certain new interface elements and underlying support for apps like Chrome for Android. Sony has warned that the update may not be uniformly positive, as the extra demands from the OS may put extra strain on the lower-end devices in the group, like the minis or the Live with Walkman.

The Xperia S, Xperia P, and Xperia U are all supposed to get their Android 4.0 updates in the spring.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 range is a critical component in Samsung's flagging smartphone strategy. With sales of its high-end smartphones ...

Notti smart lamp from Witti

Perhaps you've already seen our review of the Dotti LED display from Witti Design. Meet Notti, Dotti's "sibling". Notti is a softball ...

Seagate Personal Cloud (2-Bay)

When it comes to backing up files, many users are now looking to the myriad of cloud storage solutions available. There is no doubt th ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News