Bean. Jelly Bean. Sony Xperia TL gets Android 4.1.2 update stirred, not shaken

Bean. Jelly Bean. Sony Xperia TL gets Android 4.1.2 update stirred, not shaken
The AT&T version of the James Bond phone, the Sony Xperia TL, is starting to receive its update to Android 4.1.2 from the current build of Android 4.0.4. Unfortunately though, the update is not coming OTA but needs to be pulled out of the Sony PC Companion instead. The update features the usual Android 4.1.2 features like Project Butter which makes the UI as smooth as, well, butter. And of course, it adds Google Now which sends you the information you need when you need it.

The update also adds an extended battery mode option for the UI, a more stable Wi-Fi connection and adds the built-in HDR camera capabilities. Other improvements include a new lock screen and dialer and an improvement to the virtual QWERTY keyboard. Those who have already installed the new OS build are raving about the improved UI and the extended battery life.

It sounds like an update worthy of James Bond. Have you installed Android 4.1.2 on your Sony Xperia TL yet? Let us know what you think of it by dropping a comment in the box below.

source: XDADevelopers, GSMArena via AndroidAuthority

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Xperia TL
  • Display 4.5" 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 1850 mAh(7h talk time)



1. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

What? Sean Connery! He played the slick, sophisticated, debonair Bond not the brainless thug Bond played by Daniel Craig. Oh, that reminds me, are the Bond films still on Netflix?

4. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

R U kidding me ! Casino Royale by Daniel Craig was the biggest hit ever in Bond franchise ! Sean Connery is a legend. But that doesn't mean Daniel Craig is any lesser. Keep ur mindless and demeaning thoughts to yourself, this is a tech site !

7. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

They are actors, they act how they're told, The producers could have made Daniel Craig suave, but they made Bond a thug instead, The actor has little say in such matters.

8. adelta90

Posts: 63; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

ah, opinions opinions :)

10. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Casino royale or sky fall are doing better simply because of better marketing or hype otherwise both movie sucks!

14. bipinm

Posts: 124; Member since: Oct 07, 2012


2. thelegend6657 unregistered

Bean . Mr.Bean

3. thelegend6657 unregistered

What the difference between Xperia GX , Xperia T , xperia TL and xperia TX ? Any Sony xpert here ?

5. SkOne

Posts: 105; Member since: May 02, 2012

They're all meant for different markets around the world.

6. areeeeez

Posts: 17; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

IMO.. xperia TX = Xperia GX; Xperia GX is made to suit japan network xperia T = Xperia TL Xperia TL is made to suit AT&T network

9. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Sony is always late ....

11. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

Thanks to AT&T

12. Rexperia

Posts: 136; Member since: Sep 28, 2012

Better late than never...

13. jpayne7660

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

Tried the update today, no good! Sony says they are having "issues", check back later! Great I have both the Xperia TL and the HTC One X and neither one has been updated yet....might as well sell them both and get the HTC One.

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