Sony has announced that it is beginning the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software update roll-out for three Android smartphones this week. The update release will continue over the next two months in a phased manner region by region.
The smartphones that are getting Jelly Bean starting this week are Sony Xperia P, Go and Xperia E dual.
“The new software brings Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”, along with a number of different and improved Sony features. We’ve been working to blend our Sony Xperia software with Google’s Jelly Bean release to create some cool user experiences,” Sony stated in a blog post.
The upcoming update will include new and updated versions of Sony media apps. The update will also bring Battery Stamina model for more battery life.
Here is the full change-log:
- Newer and even more intuitive versions of Sony Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies
- Make your battery last longer with Battery STAMINA Mode
- Organize and search for your apps in a new quicker way
- New search function within the application tray that makes it easy to locate your favourite apps.
- Personalize your phone even more with your additional panes
- Google Now, enhanced notifications, better widget support, Project Butter improvements and more
Sony has also revealed that Xperia go will be getting the Android 4.1 update only via PC Companion or Bridge for Mac software due to the update size and not over-the-air.
The Japanese manufacturer also announced that Xperia S, Xperia SL, Xperia ion and Xperia acro S will be next in line to get Jelly Bean, the release for which will start in May-end.