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Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean Update Details Coming Next Week

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Sony Xperia S owners who have been waiting impatiently for the arrival of the promised Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update should have some concrete information about its whereabouts next week as Sony has said that it will issue information about its update, and one for several other Xperia devices at some point in the next few days.

Read: Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean Update Could Finally Roll Out Soon.

For the past several weeks, Sony Xperia S owners in particular have been expressing their frustration with the lack of a Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for their device. That frustration has been compounded by the fact that different arms of Sony have released conflicting information including one who said that the update might be rolling out in March.

Sony will release Android 4.1 Jelly Bean details next week.

Sony will release Android 4.1 Jelly Bean details next week.

Now, we finally have an official word from Sony itself which claims, through its @SonyMobileNews Twitter account, that official information about the Xperia S Jelly Bean roll out will be delivered to owners next week. The company says that the update, along with several other missing updates, is currently in its final stage, which means that a roll out is likely close.

Sony also mentions several other missing updates that should see official information next week including the Xperia P, Xperia Go, Xperia SL, Xperia acro S and the Xperia Ion. All were promised Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates in the future and it looks like owners will finally get some official details in regards to their roll outs next week.

As for the Xperia S update, we have seen that French carrier SFR is planning a release in May so we imagine that Sony may tag it with a roll out date sometime within the month of April. Typically, unbranded devices get their software update before carrier branded models so if SFR’s timing is dead on, and there is no reason at this point to believe that it’s not, then we could see a roll out take place for the Xperia S, and possibly other devices, relatively soon.

Android 4.1 is a huge upgrade over Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the current OS for these devices, as it brings a number of new features to the table including a new user smoother interface, Google Now, improved multitasking and widgets, improvements to the Camera app and more.

12 Comments

  1. Niklas Schwer

    04/19/2013 at 1:34 pm

    das xperia p diese /nächste woche WTF WIE GEIL
    the xperia p next week wickeddddddddddd

  2. Christian

    04/19/2013 at 6:12 pm

    Finally! :)

  3. Unnikrishnan

    04/20/2013 at 1:02 am

    its said that only more news will be out next week …. not the jellybean version ….

    • 侃志

      04/20/2013 at 11:44 am

      You are right
      Agree..

    • michael

      05/07/2013 at 5:20 pm

      Sony are very very slow when releasing their update, only tentative release date?

  4. screw that....i dont believe this bs

    04/20/2013 at 8:19 am

    bs….its not coming out next week…u mean it will b released next year
    almost all devices now even the cheapest one got jellybeans but xperia S i doubt it will ever have it

  5. 侃志

    04/20/2013 at 11:46 am

    It is very sad news for SXS user. Upcoming Key lime pie is nearly to be released and SXS is still not taste yet the JB version. However looking for new changes in JB.

  6. Ruben

    04/20/2013 at 11:54 am

    SONY. antes molabas. vas a perder muchos clientes. por mi parte ya he convencido a 4 de que no se compren un movil sony porque al poco tiempo los tratas como una mierda.

  7. Android Fanatic

    04/20/2013 at 11:59 am

    The update is coming to Sony Xperia P, S, SL, GO, ACRO S and ION. More details here:
    http://www.androidtimes1.blogspot.com/2013/04/sony-says-xperia-jelly-bean-update-is.html

  8. Anurag Kumar

    05/07/2013 at 1:03 am

    It has now officially been updated by Sony that at the end of month MAY, Xperia S and SL, Ion, Acro S will get android 4.12 jelly bean update.

    meanwhile xda develoepr DoomLord has leaked the jelly bean version of xperia s.

    Check here –

    HOW TO INSTALL ANDROID 4.1.2 JELLY BEAN FIRMWARE 6.2.B.0.197 ON XPERIA S / SL ? at http://xperiaguide.com/2013/05/07/install-leaked-android-4-1-2-jelly-bean-on-xperia-s-sl-firmware-6-2-b-0-197/

  9. nado

    05/24/2013 at 6:15 am

    im sooooooo excited for new jb version in my xperia s….;) bt now i cant wait pllllzzzzz tel whoever i got update in my xperia s….plllllzzzzz admin tell me…..i cant wait i wanna jb version in my device right now

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