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Xperia Mini ICS update rolls out, check your Sales Item number

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Xperia Mini ICS update rolls out, check your Sales Item number - read the full textSony have started rolling out the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Xperia Mini. It'll be released in batches and currently only phones with a certain "Sales Item" number can get it. To check if the ICS update is available for your device, you have to check its 8-digit Sales Item number which is...

 

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Just updated my phone 2 days ago. My phone got slower & sluggish. AT times it also hangs. I'll give it 1 week. Is there a way to revert it back to Gingerbread?

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  • 2012-06-30 17:32
  • K7gP

Yes, why don't you rub it into my face Scamsung!
Most phones from other brands are getting ICS.
Sad part is that these phones have lower specs than my Galaxy S and Galaxy S sold millions of units worldwide.
It's just Scamsung's customer service at its best! :(

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  • 2012-06-30 16:20
  • 3pwj

how can i do this

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  • 2012-06-30 15:41
  • iLa8

Just updated my wife's xperia mini with latest official 4.0.4 ics
Great job sony, smooth and fast. Great features for it's low price

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  • 2012-06-30 15:14
  • 0U9I

updated my phone

malfunctioning of keys has stopped but the only thing i experienced is battery drains faster and the overheating issue is not solved yet

going to take it service center soon

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  • 2012-06-30 15:00
  • uujj

I have "Official" ICS 4.0.4. I am from Philippines and all I can say is you have to root your phone first in order to get the best potential from ICS in Xperia mini

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  • 2012-06-30 14:01
  • vpb%

I'm still waiting for the update on my SIM free Xperia Ray in the UK. It would have been nice if SE informed customers that SIM free customers would be at the back of every list.

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  • 2012-06-30 13:44
  • nHAC

i updated to ICS just now and here's what happened
PROS
1. beautiful roboto like feel to it
2. updated notifications drawer with settings and all of the stuffs
3.settings dig in deeper now, you can now tweak more than " idiot friendly stuffs" its more organized now
4.accessibility features like talkback, large text, speak passwords, touch and hold delay- are alreadi ingrained
5. control data, setting limit to it
6.lockscreen now better with your info displayed and music app
7. aesthetic tweaks on the web browser

CONS
1.battery life is noticeably shorter
2.lags quite noticeably at different parts of the interface , the homescreen, epic example is the photos and vid widget which runs smoothly in GB but here modified to render slowly but actually lags loading, open it all along with the other stuffs and voila, an unacceptable performance from a 1ghz ics running phone
3. [developer stuff ] in the app settings has the potential to ruin your experience IF YOU DONT KNOW WHAT YOUR DOING :)ba-bye task killers
4. I NOW KNOW WHY JELLYBEAN HAS THE BUTTER project, ICS on mini is not the best TOUCH experIEnce
5. initially temperamental SOME BUGS like camera gallery not working, tryng wallpaper and it goes poof some are force closing, which can be handled by turning the phone off,
6. UI tweaks, interfaces, i wish Sony retained the camera interface because believe it or not thats easier to deal with rther than digging deeply unto settings to change this or that on the settings, takes time geting used to,
7.if your into games no preloaded watsoever here,
8. the messaging app ( personal gripe ) in Gb it goes with neon colors which for me is better because i can read it in bright light conditions, the one in ics is darker though the other dialogue is white

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  • 2012-06-30 11:12
  • v0qT

The ICS update for the mini was done not because of some customer centric motive to support old devices. But because the mini has had overheating problems from the start and the ICS update is supposed to help it in some way.

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  • 2012-06-30 10:40
  • Kg$W

cool!!!

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  • 2012-06-30 10:17
  • iBtv

So,when will my Sales Item number be added to the list? or When will my country get the update

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  • 2012-06-30 09:08
  • 3Z%1

Updated my xperia mini to ICS ... But it is not as stable as Gingerbread.. I cant play temple run , hangs a lot .... If u use lot of apps than dont update it to ICS.. Now i am regreting.

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  • 2012-06-30 07:29
  • H4wd

Hi I'm using ICS on my mini for 3 days. At first it was a bit laggy. I just restarted it and its ok. I love the changes specially on settings and screen lock.
Holo launcher app is great too for mini.

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  • 2012-06-30 05:36
  • t7Je

Hi I'm using ICS on my mini for 3 days. At first it was a bit laggy. I just restarted it and its ok. I love the changes specially on settings and screen lock.
Holo launcher app is great too for mini.

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  • 2012-06-30 05:35
  • t7Je

> In reply to rezwank @ 2012-06-29 19:46 from K2FW - click to readUse SEUS(sony ericsson update service),download it from Sony's website..just follow the on screen instructions and you are safe.

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  • 2012-06-30 05:17
  • 6%YZ

i got the Sony Xperia S...i didnt get the ICS update yet...im i the only one?

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  • 2012-06-30 05:15
  • inF9

> In reply to rezwank @ 2012-06-29 19:46 from K2FW - click to readYes you bricked ur phone just like how I bricked my Samsung previously, you shoud have wait longer until the phone reboot it self, you have unplug too early, 1st try the emergency recover, you can try to long press the power button untill ur phone start then use the emergency firmware recover to reinstall the firmware, if it doesn't work sent it back to service centre is the only solution.

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  • 2012-06-30 04:24
  • Qxpm

Received it about 2 weeks ago. Many improvements but some bugs are also present in the update. The battery life is decreased while the ram usage and browsing speeds have increased.

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  • 2012-06-30 04:03
  • XurW

thank u Sony....

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  • 2012-06-30 03:59
  • bJix

dont worry.check ur pc net connection speed or examine whether its stable..

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  • 2012-06-30 02:32
  • 7jVm

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