Sony Reveals Android 4.3 and 4.4 Upgrade Plans for Xperia:
Sony has recently announced its upgrade plans for Android 4.3 and 4.4 onto some of its devices that are due from next month. The overhaul exercise is set to affect Xperia ZL, Xperia Z, Xperia SP, and Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra. The company says it will upgrade the above devices to 4.4 first before embarking on others. It’s further revealed that Sony Xperia smartphones, Sony Xperia TX, Sony Xperia V and Sony Xperia tablet will be directly getting the 4.3 Jelly Bean Android update, from next month. The specific timeline for the coming Android, however, was not mentioned by the company.
Specific upgrade timeline:
Sony is the first smartphone company to break the news about its upgrade plan. However, some recently launched smartphones from Sony such as Xperia C, Xperia L and Xperia M were not mentioned in the official listing to get the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for December 2013. Sony may push upgrade for Xperia M L and C to 2014 next year. The Sony Xperia is making great strides in the technological advancement. The Android powered smartphone manufacturing giant is happy to be working hard to fulfil their promise before the new-generation firmware is released in 2014.
Android 4.4 on Xperia UI:
Android 4.4 versions on Sony Xperia smartphones are very thrilling and users should expect several positive changes from default Android features to Xperia UI. These features include:
1. Hangouts as secondary SMS and MMS client message hub
2. Wireless payment
3. Immersive mode
4. Full screen album on the lock screen
5. Updates on phone downloads, dialler and email apps
6. Substitutes and captions
7. Improved multi-tasking
8. Android device manager and Bluetooth MAP support enabled
9. Multi-media apps such as Movies, Walkman and Album
10. Exclusive Sony services such as Socialife, Sony Select, PlayMemories and so forth
11. Users will enjoy other Xperia services such as Throw Settings, PlayStation, DUALSHOCK and Screen Mirroring
12. Enrichments to great apps found in Sony Xperia Z and Xperia Z1
13. Enhancements on BRAVIA mobile apps, X-reality engine for mobile, and Xmor RS camera
Upgrade to enhance other Google features:
The Sony Xperia UI is a very well built smartphone; it is amazingly stylish and great. Sony Xperia gadgets powered by Android are regarded by many customers as user friendly budget devices with impressive performance. These devices may seem to look and feel economical in terms of features, but they do come with excellent designs and functions. The upcoming upgrade is expected to enhance the devices in relation to their performance, usability and features. Furthermore, the upgrade will also affect a variety of Google apps such as Gmail, Google Gallery 3D, Google Calendar, Google Maps, Google Talk, Google Voice Search, Facebook, Twitter, Android Market, YouTube and so forth. Sky Helpline will help you choose the best service.
Sony Company is certainly taking a lot of weight on their shoulders to upgrade their devices to Android 4.3 and 4.4 versions. The exercise is kicking on after much research and Sony has vowed to leave no stone unturned in making the Upgrade plan a success.
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