It's about time: Xperia S getting Jelly Bean


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 France has just tweeted the following: "Xperia S: le d├ęploiement de la 4.1.2 vient de d├ębuter pour les 1ers builds FR."

Ha! Bet you understood it all... OK, we actually don't know a single word in French, but according to our partners from Google Translate, it means that Sony has begun the deployment of Android 4.1.2. As always, the roll-out will happen in stages, so don't freak out if you sport an Xperia S and you're yet to get that sweet notification about a pending update. It might take up to a few weeks until Jelly Bean arrives for you, but then again, you know it'll be worth the wait.

via: XperiaBlog

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Xperia S
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.50h 3G talk time)

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12 Comments

1. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

cant wait to see how the update affects performance. I wonder if sony kept the timescape UI...

6. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

The UI is the same as the Xperia Z, ZL and other Xperia devices on JB.

2. mahjabeeen786

Posts: 1; Member since: May 24, 2013

Nice if you wan to full review of this sony Xperia S getting Jelly Bean so visit here

3. wendygarett unregistered

Yup, worth for wait for only the French user... And it takes another time for the others... oh well, better late than never

5. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Yes. It will take half a year for roll out to complete and by then we will have KLP and Sony as usual will be same old story ... always late ... Despite this bought XPERIA TX last week because of replaceable battery and expansion slot.

4. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

And XPERIA P many regions still haven't gt JB.

7. Jason2k13

Posts: 1469; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

and we still dont hear any news about 4.2 for xperia z.

8. thethird

Posts: 72; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Sony and HTC are so slow on updates. C'mon your devices are worth the update.

9. Craig_pt

Posts: 2; Member since: May 15, 2013

Just one of the many reasons I'm never get a Sony phone ever again!

10. lovefist unregistered

2012 flagship getting jb this late? i guess Sony is the new LG, only slightly better. my s2 got jb months ago and it's a 2011 flagship.

11. Randz

Posts: 10; Member since: May 14, 2013

Only now? Xperia S and my phone was released almost the same month, and i got my JB update months ago..what took them so long?

12. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

It's still a very cool looking phone

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