All current-gen Sony Ericsson Xperia models will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

All current-gen Sony Ericsson Xperia models will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
All of the current generation of Sony Ericsson Xperia models including the Xperia arc and the Xperia ray will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), a London-based representative of the Swedish-Japanese JV confirmed for SoMobile. There’s no information on when the update will arrive, but possibly it will be a bit later than the October/November time frame, when ICS is expected to make a debut, as previously SE has said that its 2011 Xperia lineup will first get bumped up to Gingerbread 2.3.4 in October.


The ICS update is expected to be a major overhaul of Android bringing a redesigned, holographic UI. Google has also confirmed that ICS will feature a “Virtual Camera Operator,” somewhat similar to Kinect in functionality as it will use face detection to figure out who is calling and adjust the video quality.


source: SoMobile

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20 Comments

1. nagirodu

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 13, 2011

Good, SE is making the right Moves.

17. evoMike

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 29, 2011

I see what u did there...well played sir!

2. amartya unregistered

now it gives me more reason to buy Xperia Ray

3. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I'm already very Happy with my Xperia Neo!!

4. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

if they actually get that done in a timely manner i will be impressed.

5. remyrz

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 28, 2010

does this include the xperia x10? :DDD

8. ilia1986 unregistered

Apparently not. Which is probably due to the 384Mb or Ram on the X10. Which kinda confirms my suspicion that the main specs for ICS is 1Ghz Processor and 512Mb ram. But.. you might get ICS in the form of a custom Rom. :)

6. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

its more like give me a reason to buy sony. it seems like with every model they release, they are missing one or two key features to make it worth the price tag

7. rayraven unregistered

+1 amartya. I was hoping for ICS to be announced before news of this sort came out, nice move Sony!

9. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

Good job sony

10. kahfi unregistered

does the update include sony ericsson live with walkman?

11. Milos unregistered

What about Xperia Mini and Mini Pro?

15. nagirodu

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 13, 2011

Newly released Xperia PRO and Xperia Mini Pro would also be provided with the update.

16. Milos unregistered

Thanks. I was thinking about new models, not the old X10 mini and mini pro. I am thinking about buying Xperia Mini Pro, so I would like to see ICS on it :)

12. DEOXLAR unregistered

All 2011 devices running android will be updated...x10is not a 2011 device and the Walkman does not run on android. For those doubting the update speed of sony... My play came out on 2.3.2 in may.withib two months 2.3.3 is out while announcing that within three months 2.3.4 will replace it.while waiting for 2.3.4,sony has releases a huge update with nice thmms such as xloud.. They are now a company that ison track.

19. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Yeah that's right, I Just flashed my Arc last month and it now has a lot more functionality added to it. . .

13. Leodrade

Posts: 87; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

even the xperia pureness? lol

14. ztedac

Posts: 69; Member since: May 17, 2010

good, i hope that includes xperia pro this phone has been sooooo underrated compared to the xperia mini pro for some reason.... i hope the xperia pro is not the forgotten outcast -____-

18. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

What BOTH phones that were sold?

20. Ramdomman unregistered

does this include the xperia mini pro?

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