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2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

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2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black - read the full textEvery time Google announces a new version of its Android mobile OS, every droid user out there starts asking - will my smartphone get it? Well, we have some bad news for Sony Ericsson phones regarding Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and worse still - LG cancelled the ICS update for two of its...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-28 21:25 from YHVG - click to readAre U telling me that last updates for 3GS brought great chances for you xD wake up mate! your last update brought sand to your eyes! Are U bashing android?!xD you're so blind, I can buy a 200 Android and do what your great 500 iphone can do and more with thousands of free apps hahaha man android kick ass everytime even when the rotten apple makes injunctions against certain android manufacters! Apple is a great company in the laptop section because on the mobile I know for a fact 70% of the iphone buyers only have it for vip status (I work in a telecomunications store). On the updates, you may not have at one point for a specific model but you have thanks to the open source and XDA developpers ;) so bye bye and good luck with your nazi phone!

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  • 2012-07-29 14:51
  • n$0$

> In reply to HELPLESS @ 2012-07-29 02:11 from 3Jb7 - click to readAnd Samsung or HTC is better?! Mate at least SONY upgraded almost all 2011 Xperias to ICS but they never promised upgrading to JB. If you want JB from SONY buy one of 2012 Xperias lineup ;) see ya

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  • 2012-07-29 13:43
  • n$0$

How funny people are mentioning that WP has better update!
WP actually they took a dump on their users literally! WP7 will not be updated to WP8... Lumia 900 released for less than 3 months and its already outdated!
And IPhone LOL they only have 3 phones to be updated and they share the same hardware and size so it will be shame if they don't... 3GS 4 doesn't have Siri nor Apple maps and other features so its a useless update just changing numbers in baseband to fool you they have updated it.
And you can't blame Android for the manufactures because Samsung is doing a great job and XDA too.

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  • 2012-07-29 13:05
  • JxSk

James,
It's clearly that u upset with LG..so for ur future smartphone I advice u to go for Sony..at least, the 2011 Xperia model still getting ICS update (unless Xperia Play)

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  • 2012-07-29 13:04
  • IWb8

Just buy an Iphone its worth the extra amount you pay for the software support and upgrade. Just imagine 3gs still having support for the coming IOS 6

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  • 2012-07-29 11:56
  • MGIR

For me, if u want the best updates, go for Samsung or HTC :) Just make sure ur going to pick a high end bcause it is what we consider as future proof phone, another one, samsung and htc has a large dev. Community so it has the best custom roms than the rest. Even though my Galaxy S i9000 is already left out, I'm enjoying my 4.0.4 RemICS ryt now :D

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  • 2012-07-29 11:32
  • thfX

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-27 19:54 from uv1Y - click to readI actually think it is the Galaxy S i9000 mate :) From being a 2.1 eclair, it was updated to Froyo and the last is GB which has many versions ranging from 2.3.3 - 2.3.6 , Sony X10 has 1.6 Donut, 2.1 Eclair and 2.3 Gingerbread and as of now, no more updates :)

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  • 2012-07-29 11:29
  • thfX
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-29 02:10 from 0sJ} - click to readYour argument does only depict the way things should be in a good manufacturer. What you are describing is the hardware becoming obsolete, it no longer has the power to deliver an adequate experience and then it is up to the owner to decide it's course of action.

Exactly the opposite of what is happening here.
Here you have older phones with much higher CPU power and larger RAM than some newer (lower-end) phones but, because of artificial limitations/"company policy" to make you spend money, the more powerful phones (but one year older) do not get the latest version of the OS while less powerful (lower-end, but new) phones will get it.

This is the most blatant insult to anyone's intelligence.

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  • 2012-07-29 10:08
  • HBaT

frst you took ages for 2.3 update and then now this....400$ phone and just a single update...this will hurt big for lg ...sad news to all optimus black users.

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  • 2012-07-29 05:46
  • rJ{h

SONY swines flu of broken promises now becoming pandemic and WHO can help the helpless customers ...

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  • 2012-07-29 02:11
  • 3Jb7

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-28 21:25 from YHVG - click to readcome on, 3gs is already outdated since it runs ios5 , its getting more sluggish , i dont know what will happen in IOS 6, apple just sprouting new number in their os and give advert as if they still care about their old phone, truth is ios6 in 3gs just bring just a little option of the update itself. all the apps on the store, i want to see 3gs playing high end game, like infinity blade? can it still do it? just dont pust your luck, even with jailbrake, ios cant update themself to the newwer OS, but in android you simply can do that with the help of developers

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  • 2012-07-29 02:10
  • 0sJ}

this was the first time and last that i have bought an lg phone...the lg optimus 2x was their first dual core phone, how could they do this when they clearly stated that it would come...i learn from my mistakes, so goodbye lg piece of shit

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  • 2012-07-28 21:56
  • HB9k

> In reply to Chamamen @ 2012-07-28 16:36 from 3pqR - click to readbetter 4 iPhones than all other Android combined together.
Now people wondering how come Apple is so big.
This is why.
Wake up kids. How long it's gonna take you to figure out that Android phones are way more expensive than Apple's ?
I still use my old 3GS with all new apps out there.
You pay $650 for Android phone,and in 6 months it's outdated.
Losers

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  • 2012-07-28 21:25
  • YHVG

Very disappointing to hear this from LG. I have just recently( maybe week or so ago) contacted LG and asked them when ICS is starting to roll out on my device (optimus 2x), they replied that from September and onwards. I was really surprised when I saw this topic ;O LG brought big shade on its name. First they release phone with outdated OS, then it takes ages for them to finally get it to point where it should have been in the first place and now they cancel update, which they promised to deliver... I'm sure hardware isn't a limitation here, well 512 ram may look a bit too low for multitasking on ICS, but it's managible. It sad that LG doesn't keep their promises. I was looking forward to ICS since 2.3 was huge improvement over 2.2 it fixed lot of bugs and it felt silk smooth compared to it's predecessor, though LG launcher still sucked... anyway it is LG decision to make... Lose costumers and sh@t..

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  • 2012-07-28 20:13
  • nvyp

> In reply to Bilal Khan @ 2012-07-28 19:40 from 0FgL - click to readactually it's not dual core,the android 2.2 and 2.3 don't take advantage of the cores and LG's awfull software builds and drivers make the 2X the worst and most problematic phone ever made.I want the LG liers deceivers and thives to loose their jobs by bankraptcy like I lost 500 euros

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  • 2012-07-28 20:00
  • 6jqh

Correct me if im wrong but is Optimus 2X the first dual core device which is not getting the ics update

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  • 2012-07-28 19:40
  • 0FgL

atleast almost all 2011 xperia line up got ics..unlike the other brand...hahahahaaha

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  • 2012-07-28 19:36
  • t7Xh

to those who's complaining about no jellybean update on 2011 xperia line up is that...SONY ERICSSON no longer exist..be happy atleast they made their ics update(xplay excluded)..SONY is now focusing on their SONY phones not SONY ERICSSON..
i too also SE user..proud owner of WT19i live with walkman..running on REAL ICS r5..just flash some roms..im sure u'll be satisfied..be happy to what they've provide..be contented..world peace..hahahahaha

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  • 2012-07-28 19:34
  • t7Xh

> In reply to ex-user @ 2012-07-27 19:13 from JA8g - click to readi dont think your arc s is so laggy..my wt19i is not that LAGGY..buggy ics..??i dont see any bug when i was still on ics..and now my live with walkman is running on real ics r5..so smooth..maybe your SMARTphone ARC S is just smarter than you..so stop complaining..
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1st time android user..

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  • 2012-07-28 19:28
  • t7Xh

UK Xperia Arc S will not get the JB update.. But the rest of us will. And still, Do not worry..... XDA is working for you... By winter.. the XDA's JB will be better than any Shiznit Sony will ever do as an update software..

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  • 2012-07-28 18:42
  • 0UH6

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