Sony Ericsson said it will update the entire 2011 Xperia portfolio to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) as software developers are now busy merging the current Xperia software with the new features in Android 4.0. Here are the details on which devices will get the Ice Cream Sandwich update:
Sony Ericsson announced today the Xperia smartphones released in 2011 will get Android 4.0 starting from end March/early April 2012. The first smartphones to get the upgrade are Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V and Xperia ray. Soon after, starting from end April/early May, Xperia arc, Xperia PLAY, Xperia neo, Xperia mini and mini pro, Xperia pro, Xperia active as well as Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman will get their upgrades.
This will be a phased roll out over several weeks and all kits for a specific phone model will not get the upgrade at the same time. Owners of 2011 Xperia smartphone will receive a notification in the phone instructing them to download the software over the air via 3G or WiFi. Alternatively, they will have the option to connect to a computer and download it via PC companion.