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Sony Xperia S owners along with other model users will get the much awaited Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update and this information has been officially declared by the manufacturers. Sony had earlier said that it will be rolling out updates for its Xperia S and other models by the end of May, and it has kept its promise.
The Sony Xperia S is making the transition to Android 4.1.2, and as of now the rollout has started in France. The news of the rollout of the firmware update has also come from the Sony FR’s Twitter account, which revealed that Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean will be getting its update. Details of the update at the moment are pretty sketchy, and it will be safe to conclude that the update will be effected over the air.
Sony Xperia S had made its debut in February 2012 and was launched with the Android 2.3 Ginger Bread OS. The device received the Ice Cream Sandwich OS update in June 2012. After a long wait of more than one year, the Sony Xperia S is receiving its Android 4.1.2 firmware update which will finally bring the Jelly Bean OS to the device.
What will the latest Android 4.1.2 update mean to you? Well if you look at previous information the update will bring along with the usual Jelly bean features a number of new applications such as new WALKMAN, Album and Movies apps, the Battery STAMINA mode which will significantly improve the power back up of the handset’s battery. The update will also offer some user interface tweaks.
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update will bring:
- Better user-interface, bi-directional text and added language support
- Quicker Bluetooth data transfer
- Multi-Windows multitasking capability much akin to Galaxy Note 2
- Better choice of customization of notification panel
- Page Buddy, Google Now, Direct Call, Smart Stay, and Pop-Up play features