Good news Sony Ericsson Android phone users. All Xperia 2011 Android phones will get Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update. The update first active in Nordic region and slowly propagating the Android world.
The line up of the 2011 Xperia Android phones are: Xperia™ arc, Xperia™ PLAY, Xperia™ neo, Xperia™ mini, Xperia™ mini pro, Xperia™ pro, Xperia™ ray, Xperia™ active, Xperia™ neo V, Xperia™ arc S and the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman™ .
Another highlighted update is for Xperia Play. The new update will enable the HD recording but it will not have 3D Panorama tool. This update is for unlock units and carrier lock units will have to wait for your carrier to provide the updates.
Sony Ericsson 2011 Xperia Android phones update highlights:
- Google Talk with Video Chat for smartphones with front-facing cameras
- Updated Facebook inside Xperia™ functionality for enhanced like, share and discover abilities. We have talked about Facebook inside Xperia™ on previous posts.
- Xperia™ smartphones introducing world’s first 3D Sweep Panorama functionality powered by Sony.
- 16x video zoom
- The software upgrade will enable consumers to turn their Xperia™ smartphone into a mini-mobile PC by connecting USB peripherals (mouse, keyboard or game controller) to Sony Ericsson LiveDock™ multimedia station. Connect the smartphone to a TV via HDMI to get a big screen experience.
- Gesture input – text input by swiping the finger from one letter to the next
- WiFi DLNA
- Screen capture – allows the user to share a screen grab from anywhere in the phone.