Sony pegs the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Xperia SP, T, TX and V as coming by early February

After a sizable fan backlash, Sony decided to give power back to the people, and issued details on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the Xperia SP, Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V handsets.

Sony tweeted that the update is happening, and is now in the final pre-release testing, meaning not more than two to three weeks left to wait for the owners of these handsets: “We hear you re: JB 4.3 for #Xperia T, TX, V, SP - we’re making final preps & will start rolling from end Jan / early Feb”.

As usual, the official rollout will hit different countries, regions and carriers by different times, so the Jelly Bean prompt might hit your phone closer to the end of February, than the beginning, but what's a few more weeks if you know it's coming. This should put to rest the complains about the delay for Sony's midrangers for last year, especially for the Xperia SP, which was promised to arrive in December.

source: Sony (Twitter)



1. somic19

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

It's about time. I just hope this time is for real..

2. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Sony rocks

3. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yeah hope it's real and they'll do it continually. Otherwise Sony and LG will remain backwards.

4. aranauser

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

No update for xperia S which was flagship?xperia S has 1GB ram and snapdragon prosessor.great going sony.better find some life in pc n mobile buisness,you suck

5. Kuroki

Posts: 183; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

It's qualcomm's fault for not releasing the drivers

7. sinple

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Its partly qualcomm fault, but there are technically ppl who manage to built stable rom from 4.2.2 to 4.3 to 4.4.2 though. If developer can do it, why cant they?

8. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

because of D-R-I-V-E-R-S..

10. Qawi94

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

they can do it..But they just won't..

16. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Because it has the Snapdragon S3. Qualcomm dropped support for the S3, so no devices that have it will get any more updates past 4.1.

6. surajbalajr.

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Damn it sony. -.-

9. Apoorvtheman

Posts: 47; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

Sony gave me a lot of disappointments but still I love them due to their robust quality,but man you should have atleast given a value pack which was given to galaxy s1 :-)

11. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Well you get what you paid for

12. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Super agree Be thank that sony manage to release an update for 2012 flagship, whilr galaxy grand, mega and LG L series still not getting any!!!

13. RohanM

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

grand, mega and LG L are not flagships...

19. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

The LG Optimus L7 got updated to Android 4.1, so I think it's fair enough

14. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

@RohanM is SP a flagship???No I just point out on how great is Sony on updates on their devices every year!! At least they make upgrade compare to other, only the flagship one!! its better than late than never

15. RohanM

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

Anyways, I am on 4.4.2 already on my Nexus 4... :)

18. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Good for you!! While Im still lovin the 4.3 on my Z ultra!!

17. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

4.4 on the sp is gonna rock

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