New software update announced for 2011 Xperia phones

Along with the launch of Xperia Neo v, Sony Ericsson has also announced a new software update for all the Xperia series smartphones released this year. This update will bring Android 2.3.4 and some new features [details below] to these smartphones.

Update Changelog:

  • Xperia smartphones to be upgraded to Android 2.3.4 including Google Talk with Video Chat for smartphones with front-facing cameras
  • Updated Facebook inside Xperia functionality for enhanced like, share and discover abilities
  • World’s first 3D sweep panorama functionality powered by Sony
  • Ability to turn Xperia smartphones into a mini-mobile PC by connecting USB peripherals (mouse, keyboard or game controller) to Sony Ericsson LiveDock multimedia station
  • Swype input
  • Native Screen capture – allows the user to share a screen grab from anywhere in the phone


This software upgrade will be available in select markets through a phased roll out starting from October 2011. Xperia owners will receive a notification instructing them to instantaneously download the software over the air. You will also have the option to get the update via PC companion.

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8 thoughts on “New software update announced for 2011 Xperia phones


    (August 26, 2011 - 10:46 pm)



    (August 26, 2011 - 9:09 am)

    wHeN fUcKiN SoNy eRicSsOn gOiNg tO UpDaTe x8??


    (August 26, 2011 - 9:09 am)

    wHeN SoNy eRicSsOn gOiNg tO UpDaTe x8??


    (August 26, 2011 - 9:00 am)

    X10 is getting Gingerbread and its already available.
    And X8 also has just 128 MB RAM likd X10 minis this why it’s not gonna get any updates.


    (August 26, 2011 - 6:43 am)

    Xperia x8 users are not in xperia family……so why all updates for big devices….not for mid range devices…


    (August 25, 2011 - 9:39 pm)

    What about Xperia X10?


    (August 25, 2011 - 7:03 pm)

    X10 mini’s are stuck with Eclair for ever. They are not even gonna get froyo.


    (August 25, 2011 - 4:50 pm)

    Will the updates are available to the x10 mini also…I’m asking b’coz it has the low processor that’s why ;( and very happy to see the updates atleast now….

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