Android 4.1 for Sony Xperia TX brings special Sony features

Android 4.1 for Sony Xperia TX brings special Sony features
If you're the proud owner of a Sony Xperia TX, we have some great news. Just a mere 4 months after receiving Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset is getting updated to Android 4.1. That means that the usual Google features will be added to your phone like Project Butter and Google Now. The former allows the phone UI to run without a lag, as smooth as, well, butter. The latter sends out information important to you when you need it. Oh! Let's not forget the actionable notifications screen which lets you return a call, view pictures and videos and read email directly from the notifications screen.

A number of Sony features are being added to the phone as well. The homescreen is revamped giving you up to 7 homescreen panels, resizeable apps and more. WALKMAN Album and Movies allow you to view your photos,videos and listen to your music all from one app. You can more easily add apps and widgets to your desktop by pressing on the icon and moving it to the desktop, or drop it on top of another icon to create a folder. And you should notice an improvement in the camera after the update.

Usually, these things don't reach all users in one day, so if your Sony Xperia TX has yet to receive Android 4.1, don't panic or jump or go off on a drinking bender. Trust us, the update will come.

source: SonyMobile

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Xperia TX
  • Display 4.6" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1750 mAh(6.66h 3G talk time)

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16 Comments

1. pritam.paul.360

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 14, 2013

haven't got the update yet. tried through PC Companion as well as OTA! :-/

2. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

PA let us know how the camera holds up after the update!

4. pritam.paul.360

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 14, 2013

yeah, the indoor performance of the camera is awful in one word! although outdoor shots seemed better than the Galaxy S3 to me! so yeah, I'm also interested to see about the camera.

7. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Better than S3? Samdung fan detected.

11. pritam.paul.360

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 14, 2013

having used a samsung phone doesn't mean that i'm a samsung fanboy! actually i hated the galaxy s3 for many reasons. and i luv my TX which i'm using right now! so pls, don't be such judgmental.

3. Nimit_Desai

Posts: 18; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Sony always sucks at updates...either they should solve their problems with updates or should sell rooted phones so anyone could add whatever features they want with the help of custom mods....anyway I never feel left behind for updates coz sammy is blazing fast in giving updates....running 4.1.2 jelly on my note 2 from December last year while sony owners still waiting....

6. Shubham412302

Posts: 578; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

they must not sell rooted phones but atleast phones with unlocked bootloader like samsung.

12. pritam.paul.360

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 14, 2013

and you were saying that i used to be a samsung fan? @thebittertruth

13. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Never!

15. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

You can unlock bootloader day one when you buy Sony phones. In their developers blog they have the instruction on how to do it

8. TheBitterTruth unregistered

They are still better than LG in updates.

16. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

and Moto in some cases

5. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Xperia S/SL/Acro S/P all in queue.

9. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

PA get your facts right. you were able to create folders in sony's phones since gingerbread, the walkman and album app were in ICS already, and you also were able to drag drop apps into the home screens...

10. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Great news for T&TX users! JB 4.1.2

14. ludegmo

Posts: 16; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

I dont know if jellybean will make it a little beareble but this is gonna be my last xperia phone. The thing is im so dissapointed with it that i may even consider going back to an iphone

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