It’s been a good week for Android updates and here’s another one coming down the pike. Sony Ericsson has just announced that they have begin roll-out of the firs software update for Xperia™ arc and Xperia™ PLAY. Some lucky owners have probably received it already but if you haven’t, Sony Ericsson is planning a wider roll-out slated for the  end of this week or, if some delays happen, in the beginning of next week.

The two biggest features that gets delivered in this update are the jump to Gingerbread 2.3.3 and the recently announced Facebook inside Xperia update. The Android update provides uses with all the fixes and improvements to the system, in accordance with all of the feedback received from users. Here’s a general list of them:

  • Better battery performance
  • More stable software
  • Improved Wi-Fi stability
  • Improved HD Video recording performance (Xperia™ arc)
  • Better touch responsiveness

The Facebook update, on the other hand,  let’s you mess around on the world’s most popular social networking platform at a faster and easier pace. The Facebook inside Xperia  experience workse perfectly with TimeScape and the Facebook for Android app, so no worries about missing your friend’s updates.

The update can be done either directly via WiFi or you can hook it up to your PC for a more stable roll-out. Delays maybe caused by where exactly you’re located: different approvals are needed for different markets and customized kits. So better inquire with your service provider.

You can learn more about the update at

Source: Sony Ericsson Blog

Aerol Bibat
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