We’ve started rolling out the maintenance release for Xperia S, Xperia SL & Xperia acro S*.
After making Android JB 4.1 available for these smartphones, we received feedback on a few issues within the build. We’re keen to ensure that all our software is as good as it can possibly be, so we’ve addressed these & improved on a few things…
Along with performance and stability tweaks / improvements, here’s a changelog (of sorts) detailing what’s fixed and included:
For camera, we’ve…
addressed an abnormality in the white balance
improved the “Quick Launch” button functionality
smoothed out (1080p) video recording, minimizing lag
For apps, services & data, we’ve…
streamlined Exchange Active Sync, particularly when running an encrypted set-up
boosted connection stability for 2G network data
ensured preferences on 3rd party apps remain after reboot – not a common problem, but we understand it can be a frustrating one!
For battery, we’ve…
economised power consumption, and heat dispersion for longer life
corrected juice level notifications, especially when running low
And for hardware & UI, we’ve…
introduced a home key long-press to launch Google Now, and a double-press to launch Recent Apps
made sure the volume “up” button is fully responsive
Let us know how you’re getting on with the update, by dropping a comment below.
*As usual, timing & availability may vary by market & carrier
Hi friends. Today i have flashed my xperia S with new firmware 6.2.B.1.96. After using it for 5 hours i am happy to say that all previous bugs reported earlier are fixed. I have not tested the 2G connectivity as i dont have data plan. Apart from that everything is fine. So go for it
AnonD-178762, 25 Aug 2013I woke up this morning, and it's working again.. thank you anyway. but I want to ask you an an... moreprobably its the firmware issue..many complaining bout the firmware..soon Sony gonna release new firmware so we gotta wait..hope the news is true
harin, 25 Aug 2013is it the newly released firmware or the one released on june?I woke up this morning, and it's working again.. thank you anyway. but I want to ask you an another question I'm using the 6.2.B.0.211 the wifi is not working what should I do?
HEEEEEEEEEELP!!! I updated my Sony SL to JB 4.1.2 it worked very well after I updated it but after a couple of hours I wanted to use my phone but it's not working at all..
note: I tried to plug it into my PC and I tried to plug it into the charger but it's not working... what should I do???
Mimo11, 22 Jul 2013Hello Guys Two weeks ago i have upgraded my device to JB the latest version and i the bat... moreXperia Jb has lot of issues i gues,, mine drains too.. its been only 2 weeks i got the phone and battery with JB really disapointed me,, i downgraded my phone to 2.3.7 and the battery last 1 day for sure.. when i do normal cals or text without much browsing it lasts 22 hrs range.. so if u r not worried about ur warranty i sugest u to downgrade,, try ics first.. take care..
alan, 01 Aug 2013My xperia battery drain fast only 2-3hr I totally confused plz tell the suggestion?which firmware is ur xperia ? JB?
Xperia S,SL,Acro S 6.2.B.1.96 firmware Rolled out just now. - http://www.xperiaguide.com/2013/08/23/xperia-sslacro-s-6-2-b-1-96-firmware-rolled-major-update-fixed-1080p-hd-video-lag-volume-up-button-bug/
Major update all bugs fixed like - 1080p HD Video Lag, Volume Up button bug.
Xperia S,SL, Acro S NEW 6.2.B.1.96 firmware Rolled out just now.
All bugs fixed like 1080p HD Video Lag, Volume Up button bug
Check here - http://www.xperiaguide.com/2013/08/23/xperia-sslacro-s-6-2-b-1-96-firmware-rolled-major-update-fixed-1080p-hd-video-lag-volume-up-button-bug/
AnonD-157961, 22 Aug 2013Guys... If u compared between SL & SP, then I will suggest u to bye the sl. Because more ... moreI am afraid that's not correct. Since there's no comparison at all, SP is way superior to SL. The only upper hand SL has over sp are the front and rear cam. However, sp still records better videos than the SL. Sp is capable of not only crushing last year's flagships but it is also capable of coming dangerously close to the performance levels of this year's quad cores. I'd also like to mention that sp has an above average battery timing and is second to the best (Zr) Sony has offered till date.
Beckham..., 20 Aug 2013guys, ...please tell which is better xperia sl or sp...No comparison at all, SP is way superior to SL. The only upper hand SL has over sp are the front and rear cam. However, sp still records better videos than the SL. Sp is capable of not only crushing last year's flagships but it is also capable of coming dangerously close to the performance levels of this year's quad cores.
Beckham..., 20 Aug 2013guys, ...please tell which is better xperia sl or sp...No comparison
P, 22 Aug 2013Dont know if to buy the xperia sl or the s please help me figure out which one to buy ok I've got both, go for SL definitely. It's better than Xperia S in every way i.e. Be it speed or cam performance.
Hi, Recently I brought my Sony Xperia SL and I confused with one issue. As per the specification it must show 1 GB RAM, but for it shows only 634 MB. Could anyone be on help. Thanks,
P, 22 Aug 2013dont know if to buy the sl or the s,,, please which one do you think i should buy.Sl is NYC cell
I m using it but there's only one problem that's battery backup.......
But it's a common problem in all xperia