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Sony rolls out Android ICS 4.0 upgrades for Xperia 2011 Smartphones

Sony rolls out Android ICS 4.0 upgrades for Xperia 2011 Smartphones

Sony Mobile announced its initial round of upgrades to Android ICS 4.0 for Xperia 2011 smartphones starting April 13th 2012. Xperia users in Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and Norway would be the first ones to receive the upgrade. The Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V and Xperia ray get an uplift to Android Ice Cream Sandwich, followed by other Xperia devices. The upgrade would be not delivered over-the-air and would need Sony’s PC Companion or Bridge for Mac software to start the process on either Windows or Mac OS’s. The update package will be pushed over the next four to six weeks, with its gradual release across global markets. Information on worldwide upgrade schedule is yet to be out and would be shared as and when the update rolls out.

Following the aforesaid phones, the Xperia arc, Xperia PLAY, Xperia neo, Xperia mini, Xperia mini pro, Xperia pro, Xperia active and Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman would get the updated to Android ICS 4.0 by end of May or early June.

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Xperia 2011 Portfolio to Get an Upgrade to Android 4.0


Sony Ericsson users finally got an answer to their queries on the Upgrade to the Android Ice Cream Sandwich. A recent blog post on the Sony Ericsson Official Blog stated that all devices belonging to Xperia 2011 Portfolio would be eligible for the upgrade. The manufacturer hasn’t confirmed as to when the devices will receive an upgrade as they are still working closely to integrate the latest UI and the existing set of features.

As per a recent update on Sony Ericsson Italia’s Facebook Page mentioned that the upgrade would be available by early 2012, probably March, although there is no specific announcement or release date by the manufacturer.

Hoping for an early release as Google and Samsung have already launched it a month back.

The Xperia 2011 Portfolio includes the following Smartphones eligible for Upgrade to Android 4.0 ICS:

  • Xperia arc and arc S
  • Xperia Play
  • Xperia neo and neo v
  • Xperia mini and mini pro
  • Xperia pro
  • Xperia active
  • Xperia ray
  • Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman