Friday, June 1, 2012

Android 4.0 Update Released To 2011 Sony Smartphones

Android 4.0
Android 4.0

Sony has reportedly started to release the Android 4.0 update for all of the 2011 smartphones on its lineup.

The electronics titan made the revelation on the release of the Android 4.0 update for its 2011 smartphone lineup through a user forum. According to Sony among the smartphones that will receive the Android 4.0 update were the Sony Xperia Active, the Sony Xperia Arc, the Sony Xperia Arc S, the Sony Xperia Neo, the Sony Xperia Neo V, the Sony Xperia Pro, and the Sony Xperia Mini Pro

The recent revelation is music to the ears of the owners of the Sony devices even as a number of other smartphones have yet to receive the latest version of the Android OS.

The company also revealed that the Android 4.0 update for the Sony smartphones will be released in batches in different countries around the world. The other details for each smartphone were also released by the company recently while links were provided on the user forum for some of the smartphones that were included in the update list.

Earlier reports had indicated that Sony will be making the Android 4.0 update available for the other smartphones on its Xperia lineup for 2011 by the end of May or near the start of June.

However reports have also noted that the Sony Xperia Play will not be receiving the latest version of the Android platform for the moment. Sony revealed that following test with the Ice Cream Sandwich Android on the Sony Xperia Play, it discovered that releasing an Android 4.0 update for the device will not ensure a consistent as well as a stable experience for users, particularly when it comes to gaming.

Due to this the Sony Xperia Play will not be receiving the Android 4.0 update.

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