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June 06, 2013

Jellybean update now available for Xperia S, SL, & Acro S

Sony Philippines has announced on their Twitter page that the much awaited Android 4.1 Jellybean update is now available for the Xperia S, SL, and Acro S.

xperia-s-body

Sony isn’t exactly prompt in pushing updates for the said devices (they confirmed the Jellybean update in October of last year) but it’s good to know that it’s finally here. According to @SonyPHinc, the Android 4.1 Jellybean update is now available for the Xperia S, Xperia SL, and Xperia Acro S.

sony JB update

We don’t have the said devices on hand so we can’t personally check the updates ourselves but if you do, you can check the update via OTA on your Xperia device, or via Sony PC Companion for Windows or Sony Bridge for Mac.


16 Responses to “Jellybean update now available for Xperia S, SL, & Acro S”

  1. jkz says:

    wooot! enjoying my jellybean OS in my Xperia SL now…

    • moohzing says:

      how did you update your sL in jb?can you link me unto something on how to do that if there’s any?tnx

  2. anon says:

    Last week pa ho my update ser.. :)

  3. rocketlog says:

    I read somewhere online that the reason Sony was so late in pushing the JB update to the S, the SL, and the Acro S is that Qualcomm was also late in providing them with JB drivers for the chipset used in these models. So, I suppose, Sony isn’t to blame for this.

    Anyway, better late than never. I’m currently exploring JB 4.1 on my Acro S. Will stay on the stock Sony ROM until a decent stock-based custom ROM surfaces in XDA.

    • Yusuf says:

      Unlike the updates for the Xperia P and Go, this is actually a quality update as the kernel is updated to 3.4.0 like the Xperia Z. Qualcomm is the one to be thanked for this.

  4. Yusuf says:

    Lmao Sony PH is late. But better than never right? Got it on the first day of release (May 30) via flashtool for mac. Flawless except for the 1080p recording.

  5. erol says:

    Yes last week pa update and may bago pa ulet kaka certified lang….

    http://www.xperiablog.net/2013/06/05/new-jelly-bean-firmware-certified-for-xperia-s-6-2-

  6. parakaypee
    Twitter: parakaypee
    says:

    It needs internet connection so it would have an update right? Thanks.

  7. Denmark says:

    Wow Sony giving an update? its a miracle! LOL they are so lazy doing update. I purchased Xperia Sola and less than a year im not getting an update.Sorry but I will not buy Sony mobile phones again.

    -Now a Blackberry 9320 & Samsung S4 user

  8. Lanzxilog says:

    hala anong petsa na wala pa ung sa xperia s ko

  9. chelita says:

    OH really !? thank u so much for the response .. one more thing which is worth buying xperia sl or s ?? p

  10. chelita says:

    oh im correct its sl sl sl sl ..hahaha gulo ko !! sorry .. still picking a phone for me … Xperia SL or S ???

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