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

Availability:

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

    Varun

    (August 26, 2011 - 10:46 pm)

    Never

    akshay

    (August 26, 2011 - 9:09 am)

    wHeN fUcKiN SoNy eRicSsOn gOiNg tO UpDaTe x8??

    akshay

    (August 26, 2011 - 9:09 am)

    wHeN SoNy eRicSsOn gOiNg tO UpDaTe x8??

    Varun

    (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.

    aman

    (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…

    Ashis

    (August 25, 2011 - 9:39 pm)

    What about Xperia X10?

    Varun

    (August 25, 2011 - 7:03 pm)

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

    Prathap

    (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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