Sony Ericsson Xperias all upgrading to ICS
All of Sony Ericsson's Xperia handsets are getting Ice Cream Sandwich, the company has confirmed. Tuck in.
Good news if you have a Sony Ericsson Xperia handset -- the company announced today its whole Xperia range will be gettingin the near future.
It hasn't said exactly when the update will be pushed out, but confirmation is enough to sate our appetites for now.
"We can today confirm that we plan to upgrade the entire 2011 Xperia portfolio to the next version of Android known as Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich," reads the blog post. "We are working on merging our current Xperia experience with the new features in Android 4.0.
"More detailed information regarding this upgrade, timing and global availability will be communicated in due course here on the blog."
And if you're wondering exactly which handsets that includes, it's provided a handy list. So -- deep breath -- they are: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and , , and Neo V, Xperia Mini and , , , , and . Phew.
Theis the first phone with ICS, and is due to launch . Ice Cream Sandwich brings a boatload of new features, including folders on the home screen, resizable widgets, and the ability to unlock the phone using facial recognition.
Sony announced recently it's going toof the joint venture, so will presumably produce handsets under the Sony brand. It may very well be working on a handset with a 4.3-inch , similar to that seen on the Galaxy Nexus or US-bound . And with 720p being the native resolution of ICS, we're expecting an upgrade on that handset too.
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