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Original Sony (Ericsson) Xperia arc, neo finally getting a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

Original Sony (Ericsson) Xperia arc, neo finally getting a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich
Sony has been in the forefront of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates with its latest Sony Xperia arc S and neo V already bumped up to ICS in April, and now the original Sony (Ericsson) Xperia arc and neo are finally getting the Android 4.0 treatment as well.

Original Sony (Ericsson) Xperia arc, neo finally getting a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich
The two handset will get Android version 4.0.4 with the kernel at 2.6.32, but these are the details for the geeky users. For the average person, the update should translate in a performance boost coming from the support for full hardware acceleration, and that’s already huge.

The Sony (Ericsson) Xperia arc was released in early 2011, and the Xperia neo later last year, and we’re glad to see that both finally get ICS. The one handset where Sony didn’t deliver with updates is the Xperia Play. The first PlayStation certified phone will NOT to get Ice Cream Sandwich, but Sony explains that it’s because there’s “a significant decline in user experience when running high performance games.”


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posted on 29 May 2012, 02:51 2

1. SSyar (Posts: 14; Member since: 03 Jan 2012)


Finally for neo ...

posted on 29 May 2012, 03:25 1

2. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


Original arc
A phone that was Murdered And raped by the galaxy s 2

posted on 29 May 2012, 03:51 2

3. Rocksteady (unregistered)


you must compare the original arc with a phone from the same level, for example samsung galaxy s or the s plus (1.4ghz) which both aren't gonna get the ICS.

posted on 29 May 2012, 04:23

5. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


well ori arc and s2 launched about the same time
and they priced about the same too
although arc is slighty cheaper

posted on 29 May 2012, 04:31 3

6. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


BS!
Arc was 100 euros cheaper since the launch.
I was torn between arc and sgs2 but went for arc because of that price difference

posted on 29 May 2012, 05:06 3

7. Rocksteady (unregistered)


compare regarding specs, not price.

posted on 29 May 2012, 05:28 1

8. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


This doesnt make sense , compare regarding specs not price ?

posted on 29 May 2012, 04:06 2

4. zeljonsu (Posts: 13; Member since: 24 May 2012)


my Xperia arc can no longer wait!! hahahaha!! :)

posted on 29 May 2012, 05:31 1

9. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Well done Sony

posted on 29 May 2012, 06:26

10. kumailhdr (Posts: 2; Member since: 29 May 2012)


No update for xperia neo in pakistan

posted on 29 May 2012, 07:39

11. Caunsidh (Posts: 9; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


Huh? My Xperia Ray got android 4.0.3... I want 4.0.4 aswell. -.-

posted on 29 May 2012, 11:29 1

12. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6369; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Will this means they will finally release the iON? the phone im so dying to get

posted on 29 May 2012, 13:17

13. Shubham412302 (Posts: 298; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


f**k samsung for not giving ics for s plus...
it deserves to get ics...
i am compelled to install cyanogenmod 9(which is on alpha phase) to get glimpse of ics

posted on 29 May 2012, 13:18 1

14. Shubham412302 (Posts: 298; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


f** k samsung for not giving ics for s plus...
it deserves to get ics...
i am compelled to install cyanogenmod 9(which is on alpha phase) to get glimpse of ics

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