Starting from 13th April, Sony has started to roll up software upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) for Xperia models launched in 2011. Currently the upgrade is only available for Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V and Xperia ray for owners in Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and Norway. The software rollout will continue over the next 4-6 weeks, becoming available in other global markets. We will keep you updated when additional markets can upgrade.
Android 4.0 ICS running on Xperia arc S (Credit: Xperia Blog)
Xperia Blog has also posted their first impression from trying out the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich update on Xperia arc S. The ICS update correlates to 4.1.A.0.562 firmware (as expected) and is using the 2.6.32 kernel. In terms of performance it is neither faster nor slower than the Gingerbread.
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