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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Xperia PLAY get software update

03 August, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Xperia PLAY get software update - read the full textSony Ericsson is pushing out an update for the Xperia Arc and the Xperia PLAY. It's a minor update, the Android version is still 2.3.3, but it brings a few useful changes like stereo sound in videos, landscape mode in the homescreen and a few others. The homescreens of the Xperia Arc and the...

 

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> In reply to Anon @ 2011-08-04 12:09 from tAJh - click to readHow did you do it? I've had it for a month now and yet to see it lag. I tried really hard... Tell me your secret.

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  • 2011-08-05 04:16
  • Ti8v

Not much difference after the UPDATE (:

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  • 2011-08-05 01:17
  • 7t5W

> In reply to uras king @ 2011-08-04 11:49 from IVR5 - click to readYup the update is too not available in Singapore yet. Shall continue to wait..

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  • 2011-08-04 16:11
  • uHWC

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-08-03 21:54 from n9tx - click to readjust goes to show they can do it but choose not too...

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  • 2011-08-04 15:48
  • iL}9

> In reply to Ashura @ 2011-08-03 21:50 from MA%X - click to readbe nice to have the option not everyone uses the camera but its still got one on it...

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  • 2011-08-04 15:46
  • iL}9

GSM Arena, is there an update for xperia neo? It has poor speakers.

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  • 2011-08-04 15:09
  • t7Pm

> In reply to avi @ 2011-08-04 11:27 from MHxt - click to readMaybe u had a problem or a faulty device...noone else has had such a problem so stop your nonsense..
Am from india too and have lots of friends who have brought the same device on my recommendation...noone else has seen the problems like u mentioned

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  • 2011-08-04 14:57
  • IH16

> In reply to avi @ 2011-08-04 08:16 from MHxt - click to readu r lying.because i m from india and i dont have any problem with my arc.it is very fast and now i am waiting for this update.my friends advice me to buy n8 but i dont listen to them and bought arc,now they are jealous of me.arc is 5x faster than n8.i dont know why they prefer symbian ,but i hate it ,it sucks.the best mobile os in the world ios and androi ,wp7 and then symbian.

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  • 2011-08-04 13:30
  • t47x

LMFAO.. The SGS2 has a 1.2GHZ dual core processor and it's still a laggy piece of shyte. How do I know? Unlike you samsung fanboys, I actually used one before criticizing it.

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  • 2011-08-04 12:09
  • tAJh

hi everyone, i have the xperia arc and im in malaysia. i already have the 2.3.3 version in my unit but when i want to update for this one, it says my device has the latest firmware already. what am i suppose to do ?

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  • 2011-08-04 11:49
  • IVR5

> In reply to Alan @ 2011-08-04 11:13 from Mv2P - click to read@Pavel too...no I am talking about SE Xperia Arc LT15i, Made in China, bought in India. It had auto restart issues, and not only me...many users faced this problem. Plz google out and u will get it!! The phone used to auto restart by itself, even when kept idle!! And thats why SE obliged to replace it.And the other one had yellow screen when tilted!!! Am I a fool to say this abt my gr8 looking designwise Arc,,,,No I love it, but it had problems!! :( :(.

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  • 2011-08-04 11:27
  • MHxt

and where is the update for Xperia Neo. Same config, same android version and many other similarities with arc. But what about updates?

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  • 2011-08-04 11:22
  • HI84

> In reply to avi @ 2011-08-04 08:16 from MHxt - click to readwhat are you smoking dude? no freeze no yellow tint and no restarts in my Arc :) no problems at all

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  • 2011-08-04 11:13
  • Mv2P

freezing restarting and yellow tint on screen,o man i think you told us about sgs2 definitely not the ARC!)Arc has no such issues!!!!)

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  • 2011-08-04 09:39
  • Y9NI

A good update provided in a very short time. I think SE would like to recall their reputation those suffered with earlier Xperia model. I love the phone. well build, good quality and now can add a "good service" on top of the list for any other manufacturer.

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  • 2011-08-04 09:03
  • K1Ea

Not a big update...it wont matter even if i don't get it in India nytime soon!!! Arc is a lovely set and thta's it...it's LOVELY!!! DLNA enabled handsets are already out, Stereo sound recording and play is there in every other this range smartphone...only thing good is that landscape homescreen, and that too a copy from Symbian^3 devices...But nyways, i will update when it comes. Instead SE shld concentrate on quality...MY first Arc used to freeze and auto restart...and then got it replaced from SE...and the second one had yellow tint on screen...got it replaced and the third had problem connecting to WiFi or GPRS.... Unlucky me :( Switched to Galaxy SII...undoubtedly the best droid to date!! Yet, practically, the most useful is my 9 mnths old Nokia N8!!!

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  • 2011-08-04 08:16
  • MHxt

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-08-03 22:55 from TSD9 - click to readmy X10 has been updated to 2.3 already, yea!

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  • 2011-08-04 08:04
  • 0cC{

I tried updating and it bricked my Arc. Browsing through the forums and it appears to be affecting those with unlocked bootloaders.

Mine is not rooted and with a locked bootloader :( Sent it for repairs.

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  • 2011-08-04 07:08
  • KxV}

hi all.. software update tells me i have the latest software.

how do i check if i got the newest software mentioned in this article?

thanks for the reply anyone please

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  • 2011-08-04 05:16
  • vxhy

though "Ginger Ela" fluid is going nicely in my X10 but i think xLoud is missing... ..

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  • 2011-08-04 04:02
  • Mfxn

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