Sony announces which Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

19 October, 2012 | Comments (290) | Post your comment

The cards are on the table - Sony just announced the update plan of its Xperia line. Here's the list of models that will get updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and also the ones that will remain stuck with 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Sony's latest high-end Xperia phones - the Xperia T, TX and V - will be updated to 4.1 Jelly Bean in mid-Q1 next year.

Next up are the global versions of Xperia S, Xperia acro S, Xperia ion, Xperia P, Xperia go and Xperia J. The release date for the update will be announced later. It's still unclear what will happen to the localized versions.

And now, the ones left behind - the whole 2011 Xperia lineup (which got updated to ICS) will not be getting Jelly Bean because Sony "would not be able to guarantee owners of these smartphones the user experience you expect and we demand".

It's a bit disappointing that the Xperia J, which has a cut-down version of the Qualcomm chipset that powers the 2011 Xperias, is getting JB but the older models are not.

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Sony announces which Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean - reader comments

  • Anonymous

neol updata jelly bean

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  • 2013-12-16 16:43
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  • surya

Can xperia tipo have the option of upgradng to jelly bean

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  • 2013-05-18 04:46
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  • Dracular316

The xperia sola was released in may 2012;its 11 months old.It should get jelly bean, i love sony and i want to get the sola becuase of its imprssive specs and micro sd slot but sony has been a bit of a let down.Now the sola is stock on ics!

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  • 2013-04-13 09:45
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