Sony Xperia Android Jelly Bean upgrade roadmap revealed

19 October 2012 by
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• Acer beTouch E140
• Sony Xperia A
• Sony Xperia Acro S
• Sony Xperia Advance
• Sony Xperia C
• Sony Xperia E
• Sony Xperia E Dual
• Sony Xperia E1
• Sony Xperia E1 Dual
• Sony Xperia Ion LT28at
• Sony Xperia J
• Sony Xperia L
• Sony Xperia M2
• Sony Xperia Miro
• Sony Xperia Neo L
• Sony Xperia P
• Sony Xperia S
• Sony Xperia SL
• Sony Xperia Sola
• Sony Xperia SP
• Sony Xperia SX
• Sony Xperia T
• Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
• Sony Xperia Tipo
• Sony Xperia Tipo Dual
• Sony Xperia TL
• Sony Xperia TX
• Sony Xperia U
• Sony Xperia V
• Sony Xperia VL
• Sony Xperia X Performance
• Sony Xperia Z
• Sony Xperia Z Ultra
• Sony Xperia Z1
• Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
• Sony Xperia Z2
• Sony Xperia Z3
• Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
• Sony Xperia ZL
• Sony Xperia ZQ
• Sony Xperia ZR
• Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Active
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness
• Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray
• Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
• Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini
• Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro
• Sony Ericsson Xperia X2
• Sony Ericsson Xperia X8
Sony has unveiled its upgrade plans for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to Xperia handsets

Android Jelly Bean for Xperia handsets

While Android 4.1 Jelly Bean can be downloaded to some Sony Xperia handsets, some 2012 models will not receive the Jelly Bean update. The announced but not yet released smartphones Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V will receive the Jelly Bean update in Q1 2013. That is approximately four months from now.

The following Xperia smartphones will receive the update a little later.

Sony will get back with further info about the Jelly Bean availability for these handsets later.
These models will NOT get the Jelly Bean update:

Sony Mobile did not say why these later models not will receive the update, only that "after thorough evaluation, we have concluded they will not be upgraded beyond Ice Cream Sandwich". You might notice that the first list consist of the most expensive and powerful handsets while those not receiving the update are entry-level to mid-range phones. Apart from the fact that Xperia P and Xperia U has the same 1 GHz dual-core ST-Ericsson U8500 processor but the Xperia U has only 512 MB RAM compared to the 1 GB in Xperia P. Xperia J has a 1 GHz single-core MSM7227A processor from Qualcomm but only 512 MB RAM and it will still receive the update.


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Bonovox11 years, 8 months ago
That's good news,Sony always seem to be good with updates with their line up although a bit slow
admad11 years, 8 months ago
Bit slow? New version of Android (4.2) is going to be announced in 10 days, and Sony says they will get 4.1 to their phones in February 2013? And we all know they fall behind schedule at least one month

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