A few days ago, Sony announced an exciting update for their Xperia smartphones. After officially launching the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Sony Xperia P, the Japanese manufacturer is confirmed the arrival of a new series of updates dedicated to Xperia phones released in 2011.
More specifically, a new firmware update to Android 4.0.4 is available for models Xperia arc, Xperia arc S, Xperia neo, Xperia neo V, Xperia mini, Xperia pro, Xperia active and Xperia ray this week. The update will address the list of bugs and will also include certain components that will relatively improve the perfomance of your Xperia phone. The actual availability of the update may vary depending on the market and possible branding made by mobile telecom service providers.
The next set of devices to receive the update are the Xperia mini pro, Xperia Neo L and Live with Walkman . For these models, the release of the update should be expected in the coming weeks.
The update will be distributed over-the-air or OTA for Xperia units that have already been upgraded to Android ICS. However, if your unit was preinstalled with an Android Gingerbread OS, you will be required to connect to a Windows PC via PC Companion or Bridge for Mac .
Sony is well-known not only for their timely release of software and firmware updates, but for their customer service. They make it a point to periodically send out bulletins informing their consumers of updates so as to keep them happy.