Sony has started rolling out Jelly Bean update for its Xperia J
smartphone. Sony users from around the world, including India, are
reporting getting this update. The update will be rolled out
over-the-air (OTA) and bears the build number 11.2.A.0.21. However, in
case you do not get a notification, then you can also connect the
smartphone to PC and update via PC Companion Software and Sony Update
The update should come as a pleasant surprise to Xperia J
users as Sony had originally shared
that Sony Xperia P, Sony Xperia J, Sony Xperia go will receive the
Android 4.1 upgrade "from the end of March". In that respect, Sony has
delivered ahead of schedule.
Sony Xperia J is the latest Sony
smartphone to get bestowed with Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) goodness
after Xperia T, Xperia TL and Xperia V.
Android Jelly Bean will
bring new features like Google Now, offline voice typing, expandable
notifications and more, including performance improvements credited to
Google's "Project Butter".
The Xperia J was released alongside the Xperia V and Xperia T smartphones in October and came with a price tag of Rs. 18,399.
device is 9.2mm thick and has a 4-inch (854x480 pixels) capacitive
touch screen display with gorilla glass coating atop. The device has a
5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front-facing
On the inside, the device packs in a 1GHz Qualcomm
MSM7227A processor with 512MB of RAM, 4GB internal storage and 32GB of
expandable memory with microSD. It comes with a 1,750 mAh battery. The
connectivity features include Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, DLNA and A-GPS.
are speculations being made that Sony Xperia TX may be next in line to
get the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) but there is no official word available
regards to the same.
Sony had originally announced
that the Xperia TX will get the update alongside Xperia T and Xperia V.
has recently launched its flagship smartphones - Xperia Z and Xperia ZL
in India and these smartphones are expected to be available starting
Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL features a 5-inch full-HD
display (1920X1080). The smartphone runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
Internally, it packs in a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm S4 Pro processor,
2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. For camera, there is a
13-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front camera.
The Xperia Z
is IP55 and IP57 certified, making it water and dust resistant and is
priced at Rs. 38,990. The Xperia ZL, does not have these features and
will be available for Rs. 36,990.