The much-awaited Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update for the Sony Xperia S smartphone will be released by the end of March.
Sony Mobile Team in Germany tweeted (original tweet below) that "we will begin the rollout of Android [Jelly Bean] 4.1 for the Xperia S in late March." This tweet was in response for a German user who asked when the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be released to the Xperia S.
The device was first shipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system back in January 2012 and later in June, it received the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update, while in September the device got its last firmware update.
According to the XperiaBlog, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Xperia S is scheduled for sometime by the end of March. The update will bring a number on new features including a new smoother user interface, Google Now, enhanced multitasking and widgets, better camera and more.
However, it is still unclear whether the Jelly Bean update for the device is available only in Germany or globally.
Sony is in an attempt to maintain its market share in this aggressively growing smartphone market by releasing the Jelly Bean update for Xperia S.
Recently many companies have released Android updates for their devices including the Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Tab 2.7.0 and HTC One X.
The Sony Xperia S featuers a 4.3 inch display with 720 X 1280 pixels resolution, powered by Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon dual core processor at 1.5 GHz speed paired with 1 GB of RAM.
It sports a 12 megapixel camera with LED flash at the back and a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera. It comes with 32 GB internal storage and for connectivity it has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR and NFC.
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