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Sony Xperia S starts getting updated to Android 4.1.2

Sony Xperia S starts getting updated to Android 4.1.2

posted: 24 May 2013, 16:47

Back in April, we told you to expect the Sony Xperia S to be updated to Jelly Bean some time in May; well, with just one week left in the month, Sony's French Twitter account tweeted the information that Android 4.1.2 is coming to the...

It's about time: Xperia S getting Jelly Bean

It's about time: Xperia S getting Jelly Bean

posted: 24 May 2013, 05:44

The Sony Xperia S, which is still packing quite a punch, by the way, is alive and well, as its manufacturer has now initiated the roll-out of an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update designed for the venerable smartphone...

Sony Xperia S, SL, acro S and ion to start receiving Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in May

Sony Xperia S, SL, acro S and ion to start receiving Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in May

posted: 24 Apr 2013, 06:12

We just love it when we bring news of impending software updates! So, which are the lucky phones this time? We guess that question is completely useless as you've surely read the title already, but...

Sony Xperia S, Samsung Galaxy Note Jelly Bean update coming in May

Sony Xperia S, Samsung Galaxy Note Jelly Bean update coming in May

posted: 16 Apr 2013, 09:43

The Sony Xperia S should start getting updated to Android Jelly Bean in May. Sony’s 2012 Android flagship launched on Android 2.3 Gingerbread...

Android 4.1 update for Sony Xperia S said to be happening this month

Android 4.1 update for Sony Xperia S said to be happening this month

posted: 16 Mar 2013, 14:43

Remember when the Sony Xperia S was getting its 15 minutes of fame thanks to that thin translucent strip near the bottom of the device that lights up at certain times? That feels like it was hundreds of years ago and...

Sony Xperia Z camera compared against Nokia’s juggernauts, the 808, N8, Lumia 920

Sony Xperia Z camera compared against Nokia’s juggernauts, the 808, N8, Lumia 920

posted: 08 Mar 2013, 07:31

The Sony Xperia Z boasts a 13-megapixel camera with the new Exmor RS sensor and back-side illumination…

Leaked screenshots show Android 4.1 for Sony Xperia S

Leaked screenshots show Android 4.1 for Sony Xperia S

posted: 22 Jan 2013, 04:37

Before the Sony Xperia Z wowed the crowd at CES, the Sony Xperia S was catching some attention at CES 2012 although it was overshadowed a bit by the Nokia Lumia 900; the smartphone with the translucent strip is going to get buttered...

Sony Xperia S to learn its fate this month about update to Android 4.1

Sony Xperia S to learn its fate this month about update to Android 4.1

posted: 03 Dec 2012, 07:15

A tweet from Sony Mobile indicates that owners of the Sony Xperia S will find out if the device will be updated to Android 4.1 sometime in the middle of December; the Japanese OEM plans on starting its Jelly Bean...

Google leaving the Xperia S AOSP project to Sony

Google leaving the Xperia S AOSP project to Sony

posted: 09 Nov 2012, 17:14

One of the most interesting developments for fans of the Android Open Source Project over the past year has been Google's adoption of the Sony Xperia S as a device that would get AOSP support, but now it looks like Google is changing the nature...

Samsung Galaxy S III tops the competition in a web browsing battery test

Samsung Galaxy S III tops the competition in a web browsing battery test

posted: 12 Oct 2012, 10:03

Having a great smartphone doesn't matter if your battery quickly runs out which is why Which? decided to test the cells on 99 smartphones to find out which model has the longest battery life; perhaps because it...

Google may offer Nexus-like Android updates for Sony Xperia S

Google may offer Nexus-like Android updates for Sony Xperia S

posted: 18 Aug 2012, 12:26

This is some potentially great news for any Sony Xperia S users who have been looking to have the stock Android experience. According to our favorite Android Open Source Project guru, Jean-Baptiste Queru, Google is looking...

Sony shows off its new dark silver edition of the Sony Xperia S

Sony shows off its new dark silver edition of the Sony Xperia S

posted: 14 Aug 2012, 01:00

A dark silver version of the Sony Xperia S will be coming eventually, although Sony did not give a precise date when to expect it to come to market; the manufacturer is telling those interested to keep their eyes peeled for...

Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies lands on Google Play, Xperia exclusive for 30 days

Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies lands on Google Play, Xperia exclusive for 30 days

posted: 06 Aug 2012, 03:37

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies has been finally released for Android after its iPhone debut. For the first month after its launch, however, only three smartphones will be given exclusive access to it:...

Sony Xperia S, P, U now available in the States

Sony Xperia S, P, U now available in the States

posted: 16 Jul 2012, 10:54

Three of Sony's new Android handsets are now available for purchase in the States; the Sony Xperia S, the Sony Xperia P and the Sony Xperia U can each be purchased unlocked from Sony's online store or from Newegg.com...,

Sony publishes Xperia S ICS kernel source code

Sony publishes Xperia S ICS kernel source code

posted: 08 Jul 2012, 11:21

Last month Sony finally treated owners of its flagship Xperia S to a bite of Ice Cream Sandwich. Now, just a few weeks later, Sony has released the open source code for build 6.1.A.0.452...

Sony Xperia S getting ICS today

Sony Xperia S getting ICS today

posted: 21 Jun 2012, 06:23

The Sony Xperia S is one of the hottest Android devices, but for some the fact that it originally runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread was a…

Sony's NXT line transparent bar set as notification light via 3rd party app, Xperia U gets all the colors

Sony's NXT line transparent bar set as notification light via 3rd party app, Xperia U gets all the colors

posted: 15 Jun 2012, 02:22

That transparent strip which lights up and looks so cool on Sony's NXT design line phones like the Xperia S, P and U, doesn't serve much purpose for notifications. Granted,...

Sony Xperia S Android 4.0 update on video

Sony Xperia S Android 4.0 update on video

posted: 28 May 2012, 00:56

A video with vocals in a foreign language shows off the Android 4.0 update for the Sony Xperia S; luckily, the update transcends any language barrier and the translucent navigational bar easily allows those with a little smartphone savvy to know that...

Sony Xperia S getting ICS in

Sony Xperia S getting ICS in "latter part of Q2"

posted: 22 May 2012, 03:52

The Sony Xperia S can brag about having the beautiful signature design of the Sony NXT series, it might have a dual-core processor and a great camera, but it can’t be proud of…

Sony planning Xperia S ICS update for May/June

Sony planning Xperia S ICS update for May/June

posted: 14 May 2012, 16:41

Sony has been one of the more open manufacturers when it comes to its Android device OS updates. We've seen Sony release alpha and beta builds of its Ice Cream Sandwich update to get community response, and now...

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