Sony has announced the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade schedule for Xperia smartphones via a blog post.
Sony Xperia T, Sony Xperia TX and Sony Xperia V owners will be the
first ones to receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade for their
smartphones. According to Sony, the upgrade plans "are progressing as
planned" and these phones will receive the upgrade during "February and
Sony Xperia P, Sony Xperia J, Sony Xperia go will receive
the Android 4.1 upgrade "from the end of March", followed by Sony
Xperia S, Sony Xperia SL, Sony Xperia ion and Sony acro S, which "will
follow in the subsequent weeks".
The company also confirmed that
Sony Xperia U, Sony Xperia miro, Sony Xperia tipo and Sony Xperia sola
will not be receiving Android 4.1 or subsequent upgrades.
not reveal what features the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade for Xperia
smartphones will bring, but it did hint that it expects to reveal more
information shortly. 'Stock' Android 4.1 Jelly Bean adds new features
like Google Now, offline voice typing, expandable notifications and
various performance improvements codenamed 'Project Butter'. Xperia
smartphone owners can expect to benefit from these features and other
enhancements that Sony would build in.