Sony reveals Android 4.1 upgrade schedule for Xperia smartphones

Sony has announced the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade schedule for Xperia smartphones via a blog post.

The 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 March".

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.

Sony did 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.

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