Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich now available for the flagship model Sony Xperia S

22 June 2012 by
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Sony Mobile has finally released the Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 update for its flagship smartphone Xperia S

Android 4.0 ICS available for Xperia S

The update for the 2011 Xperia range of smartphones started on April 13th where the first models was the Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo V and Xperia Ray. Sony Mobile also announced that other models would receive the ICS update within 4-6 weeks after the first release. Today we know that Sony managed to meet the previously set deadline for some of the 2011 Xperia S models.

Xperia S will receive the normal Android 4.0 update functionality such as

  • Lock screen with improved functionality
  • Resizable widgets (improved personalization)
  • Improved control of your mobile data consumption
  • Recent Apps button for clear overview of your applications
In addition to those improvements, Sony has improved several features regarding media handling. The Xperia S has now got a new Walkman application with Facebook and Gracenote integration. The Album application is improved by reducing its response time. Lastly, the Movies app will access an online database to fetch information about stored movies.
Just like previously Android updates from Sony, the Ice Cream Sandwich update for Xperia S will be released in batches over the next few weeks.

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