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Xperia S Android 4.0 update arriving by late May

Xperia S Android 4.0 update arriving by late May - read the full textEveryone and their grandmother by now has lamented the lack of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on the Xperia S. Why would Sony want to launch a flagship phone in 2012 without the latest version of Android is beyond us. They promised an update in future but never gave any concrete dates. However, it...

 

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> In reply to Owen @ 2012-05-24 17:40 from vaPW - click to readThanks owen!!

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  • 2012-05-25 18:49
  • utWq

as it turns out, ICS for this phone will roll late Q2... so that's end of June... delaying is Sony's new hobby.

http://www.mobilebloom.com/ics...-q2/2214117/

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  • 2012-05-24 17:40
  • vaPW

Any updates on the date for launchin 4.0 update for sony xperia S??

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  • 2012-05-22 11:22
  • PTia

I would like to know why it wasn't supplied with Android ICS in the first place?

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  • 2012-05-20 15:06
  • 9xqG

> In reply to Fongy @ 2012-05-16 13:40 from GjjS - click to readWell, the spec. for Xperia S will not be obsolete even thouugh the Hababusa/mint comes out later because the Xperia S is not high end "Flagship" anyway. Look at its price point. Strictly speaking, it should be regarded at a high end phone in the Mid Range category. In other words, it remains very competitive with phones in the mid range category with price point below $500.00. I think there are no other phones within this price range in the market right now which will have simular spec. as this Xperia S. Even the HTC one S, being a mid range phone, does not fall within this price range.(It is some $50 dollars more expensive than the Xperia S).Therefore, this Xperia S will sure find itself a spot within the mid range and will become the King of the mid range until other phone manufacturer can come up with a phone with simular spec and also offer it at less than $500.00

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  • 2012-05-19 02:50
  • q{Ze

ICS 4.0 is already available for Arc S. Update it through Sony PC Companion.

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  • 2012-05-17 08:59
  • PIht

how about the 2011 xperia models?

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  • 2012-05-17 05:37
  • sBSX

I have updated ICS on my Arc s,It looks cool but quite slow...!!

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  • 2012-05-16 21:48
  • RJif

I just update to 4.0,its looks good but quite slow for Arc s

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  • 2012-05-16 21:46
  • RJif

when arc s will get ics????

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  • 2012-05-16 14:54
  • 0@pm

i choose sony because it s good supporting but i m not saticfied if they wont keep they promise,it s out of mind from such a big and famous company like sony

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  • 2012-05-16 14:14
  • 6Bae

All of this, alas, doesn't stop the Xperia S from having woefully inadequate specs for a 2012 mobile, rendering it virtually obsolete by the end of the year...

It'll be updated just in time for the release of the Sony Hayabusa / Mint - and then the Xperia S will be all but forgotten...

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  • 2012-05-16 13:40
  • GjjS

I just hope it will be bug free ..

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  • 2012-05-16 01:59
  • NuZn

Im not that much in a hurry really. The gingerbread version of the xperia s has its own merit and it looks much newer than SGS2's version. so i hope if the ics is to come out it comes out with the same personalization as the gingerbread on the sony. Otherwise im sticking to this version

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  • 2012-05-16 00:22
  • Ia9R

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-15 20:03 from 3iL5 - click to readStop being such a fan...almost all of s2 users had alto of probs coz Samsung released ice quickly and not ready yet just to make fans like u happy...while Sony does not release an update unless its fully optimized....

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  • 2012-05-16 00:08
  • m5T4

> In reply to xperia neo @ 2012-05-15 15:44 from uumx - click to readWell its a 2011 device. The 2012 one will be better.

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  • 2012-05-15 23:15
  • 0R3f

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-15 19:13 from HKSR - click to readMaybe 'real support' was not a precise enough term. What I mean is that they're rolling out the ICS updates for the entire Xperia line and not just for the best three phones in the line. This is something Samsung, LG, Mot and HTC have failed to do. They worry more about their customers replacing their old handsets with new ones, even if those are old but capable devices.

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  • 2012-05-15 21:42
  • N9xA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-15 11:36 from 9Arf - click to readI updated my Samsung Galaxy S2 to ICS a while ago and it runs perfectly, much better than GB did :)

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  • 2012-05-15 20:03
  • 3iL5

> In reply to Joey @ 2012-05-15 15:58 from PWaw - click to readthat's because the SGS2 its the best phone ever made

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  • 2012-05-15 19:32
  • LGvg

> In reply to yeip @ 2012-05-15 16:58 from N9xA - click to read@yeip

what 'real' support are you talking about?

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  • 2012-05-15 19:13
  • HKSR

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