Sony Xperia T Now Getting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

By Anu Passary email: | Feb 04, 2013 11:22 AM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

Sony recently launched its flagship smartphone for 2013, the Xperia Z, and now, per reports, its predecessor - the Xperia T - is getting the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.

Follow us

The software update is being pushed out one week after the alpha version was released for developers, and just a day after it surfaced on the PTCRB Web site and was certified.

"The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update has started to roll out for the Sony Xperia T (LT30p), just a day after we saw it hit the PTCRB website. The firmware is the same that was certified i.e. version number 9.1.A.0.489 and runs on the 3.4.0 kernel. We're not sure exactly which regions have the update, but it appears to be live in the Netherlands at least," noted an Xperia Blog report.

The software upgrade from Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be welcomed by Sony fans who have long awaited the update. Per reports, the software upgrade is currently rolling out in only a few countries. Users in Germany, The Netherlands, and Saudia Arabia have already started receiving the update.

The Jelly Bean update brings several new features and enhancements to the Xperia T, including improved camera app, lock screen, Google Now, and smoother performance courtesy Project Butter.

According to a Phone Arena report "users reported updating via Sony's PC Companion app." The update, it seems, is rolling out in phases and is expected to make its way to other regions apart from Germany and The Netherlands soon.

Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

Join Our Conversation

Face to Facebook The Facebook Privacy Hoax is at it Again
Xioami is Being Probed for Misleading Consumers in China
Apple wins Appeals Court Ruling Against Samsung
ZTE to Manufacture YotaPhone 3
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon Logo Amazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC Logo HTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google Downtime Google blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
Face to Facebook The Facebook Privacy Hoax is at it Again
Apple Launches iOS 9 Today
Facebook is Working on a “Dislike” Button
Getting Ahead of the Fact/Pack: Lines are Already Forming Outside Apple Stores

Most Popular

Copyright © 2015 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. mobilenapps