Android 4.1.2 coming to the Sony Xperia Tablet S

Android 4.1.2 coming to the Sony Xperia Tablet S
The Sony Xperia Tablet S launched last September as the first Sony slate ever to carry the Xperia name. By October, a manufacturing error reared its ugly head and a gap between the casing and the screen was found which left the tablet open to water damage even though it was coated with a water resistant material. At that point, 100,000 tablets had been sold, but the Japanese manufacturer had to put a halt to sales at that point and re-work the manufacturing process. And even before that problem was detected, the tablet had experienced a connectivity issue with its Wi-Fi radio which had been repaired.

The tablet returned to the market place in November,  good as new, and is now being rewarded for its return by getting updated to Android 4.1.2. Actually, the update isn't expected until Late April or early May, but it does give owners of the tablet something to look forward to with the silky smooth UI responsiveness of Project Butter. And why stop there? Google Now gives you all of the information you need when you need it. And the actionable notifications panel allows you to return a call, reply to an email, or watch video and view pictures directly from the panel. And surely Sony will have its own unique changelist for the device.

If you own the Sony Tablet S, sorry, this update is not for you. But if it is the Sony Xperia Tablet S in your possession, better days for your tablet are right around the corner.

source: XperiaBlog via AndroidAuthority

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Xperia Tablet S
  • Display 9.4" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / Other front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC



1. oister85 unregistered

Omg is about time (better late than never)

2. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Sony doing a awesoke job updating

3. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

YEAH! I cannot wait till it arrives!

4. ktime

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 11, 2012

Sony Tablet S is a capable device. Denying its chance to upgrade to full JB is a shame.

5. digitalpro unregistered

when is the jb update for xperia s mobile ????

6. oister85 unregistered

Is on the way too

8. jinxed

Posts: 107; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

even the lower end xperia j got it!! cmmon sony.. its a real shame and dissapointment wen i see ma friend with 4.2.2 on his samsung nexus which was released 4-6 months befr xperia s and we are still stuck with ics :( :(

10. digitalpro unregistered

TRUE, SONY XPERIA S IS A MASTER PIECE but getting jb delayed & releasing it with less features... . Sony people are not going to be happy because of this !!!! give us the ultimate jb so that we can rock & please take a good care of the camera, It seriously lacks burst mode & many more features that the cheap quality mobiles are having All those who support this give a green thumb !!!!

7. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

see. they are late in update but that updates comes with sony own's features. unlike others who just show 4.2 just to be updated.

9. jinxed

Posts: 107; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

but it ll still be a 4.1 update!! not 4.2 :( :(

11. digitalpro unregistered

sONY when are you planning to release jellay bean 4.1 update to xperia s lt26i mobile ???. It's damn tooo late sony !!!!

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