Today Sony starts software rollout for Xperia S including, Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 upgrade and new unique media applications. The new media application works with your music, images, videos, movies and films in the new "WALKMAN", "Album" and "Movies" applications:
The "WALKMAN" application blends the best of signature Sony audio technology with social features; to discover the music your friends like and share personal favorites. Facebook integration gives you a visual way to interact with content - accessing album art, artist images and information, directly from Gracenote
The "Album" application brings new intuitive ways to sort and browse high quality photos and videos in blazing speed, as well as providing instant viewing, commenting and sharing of photos on Facebook and other online albums, leveraging the great camera capabilities of Xperia S
The "Movies" application streamlines the playback and viewing of movies in high quality audio and video, whilst using intelligent database search to grab movie posters and information for a richer experience
The Android version 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update brings you:
-Lock screen with improved functionality -Resizable widgets (improved personalization) -Improved control of your mobile data consumption -Recent Apps button for clear overview of your applications -Be sure to check out our video above for a look at some of this new functionality!
The update will be directly accessible in your phone over mobile networks and WiFi, but also with the option of upgrading using a computer - either with our web-based Xperia Update, PC Companion or Bridge for Mac.
If you'd like or need help on installing the software, here is a step by step video from Sony Mobile support: