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Sony starts rolling out Android 4.0.4 updates to 2011 Xperia phone lineup

by: AdrianAugust 22, 2012
You can criticize Sony for a lot of things, like releasing way too many phones and putting too much “bloatware” on top of Android being only a couple of those. Still, you can’t say the Japanese haven’t done a stupendous job with ICS upgrades.
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Rogers updates ICS timeline for Galaxy Tab 10.1 & 8.9, Xperia phones, Motorola Razr

by: Bams SadewoAugust 21, 2012
Eight months into the year, Ice Cream Sandwich is still as elusive as it has always been for some Rogers subscribers. The good news is the Canadian carrier has just posted the latest OS upgrade timeline for many of its devices.
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Sony backtracks on its Jelly Bean update stance, no decision has been made

by: Bams SadewoJuly 31, 2012

Sony faced a PR nightmare when one of its UK-based spokespersons spilled the beans on the company’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update plan for the 2011 Xperia smartphones, or better said, lack thereof. To calm the tension, the HQ office has now issued a corrective statement.

As posted on Sony’s blog, they said that earlier confirmation about the snubbing of last year’s  Xperia phones from receiving Jelly Bean update had been given out “in error”. What’s factual is that the company is still “actively investigating Android OS upgrades for all devices”, while focusing on rolling out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for its Xperia devices.

While it’s a nice [...]

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2011 Xperia phones won’t receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, says Sony’s exec

by: Bams SadewoJuly 26, 2012

Compared to its peers, Sony has been rather generous in bringing the latest Android OS update to yesteryear’s Xperia phones. But it looks like the dessert treat will stop at Ice Cream Sandwich for owners of Xperia phones that were released in 2011.

The discouraging news came from Sony Mobile UK Product Manager John Cooper, who has been answering questions about the Jelly Bean upgrade on the company’s Facebook page. In separate instances, Cooper confirmed that the Xperia arc S and the Xperia Mini Pro will not be getting the buttery smooth update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

If Sony doesn’t see the Xperia arc S, which has better specs compared to other 2011 [...]

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