Sony has released some more information on its plans to upgrade existing devices to the latest version of Google’s Android OS, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and the first devices to get the update will be the Sony Xperia T and Xperia TX these devices will get the update around the middle of quarter one of 2013.
Sony has also said that The Xperia Sm Xperia Acro S, Xperia Ion, Xperia P, Xperia Go and the Xperia J will also be getting the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, alth0ugh they did not give any details on when it will be available.
Sony also had the following to say about earlier Xperia devices with regards to updates their earlier Xperia devices and confirmed once again that these devices will not be getting the Android 4.1 update.
We were glad to provide the Android 4.0.4 upgrade for our 2011 Xperia portfolio across most markets and the majority of models but, after thorough evaluation, we have concluded they will not be upgraded beyond Ice Cream Sandwich.
Beyond Ice Cream Sandwich we would not able to guarantee owners of these smartphones the user experience you expect and we demand. We will however, continue to support all these products with firmware maintenance releases
You can find out more information about the Android 4.1 Jelly bean updates for Sony’s Xperia range of smartphones over at the Sony Mobile blog.
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