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Sony Xperia SL and Acro S Jelly Bean update is ready

Under: Android OS, Software
Date: May 30th, 2013

Sony Xperia SL and acro S JB 4.1.2 update

Earlier on today we reported that the Sony Xperia S Android Jelly Bean update started rolling out, and now we can add the Sony Xperia SL and the Xperia Arco S 4.1.2 JB roll out.

The world went crazy today when they heard about the Sony Xperia S Android Jelly Bean update, so much so our previous article covering the news has hit over 190 comments, it seems a lot of people are still waiting for their update.

If you own the Sony Xperia SL you will be notified when your Android JB 4.1.2 update is ready to download and install, if you cannot wait you can head on over to the Sony PC suite to see if it is ready.

This new Sony SL update was confirmed via the tweet shown above, and more good is to come for Sony Ion owners, because you will get the update soon too.

What ever country you are in please do let us know if you have received your Jelly Bean update on any of these devices: Sony Xperia S, SL or Arco S?

Please remember to let us know what device you have and what country you are in, the more information you provide the better, thanks all.

Sony Xperia SL and acro S JB 4.1.2 update

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  • Michael

    midnight Czech republic – Xperia Acro S no update :(

  • Uki

    Sarajevo, Bosnia, still no update at 01:37 AM…

  • snh

    No update in Australia for acro s LT 26w. Its 10.58 am 31 05 2013. I think Australia and New Zealand are usually last to recieve most updates.

  • Exequiel

    Philippines 10 a.m and there is still no update :(

  • Zeus Yee

    Malaysia…. there is still no update too….

  • Badr

    Egypt… Xperia acro s.. No goddamn update

  • xperia guy

    Sri Lanka …. Xperia acro s no update

  • fecide

    Colombia… Xperia Acro S no Update

  • Dinie

    Updating! from Malaysia

  • Prashan Fernando

    Still no update for xperia acro s in Sri Lanka

  • Renny C,

    Venezuela, no update Xperia SL :-(

  • dannyyap

    Malaysia Acro s Still no jelly bean =.= plus Dinie Whats ur phone

  • Jhan

    Waiting for the acro s update in Sri Lanka.

  • Nazri

    Updated my Xperia SL from Malaysia~!

  • Jack

    no Update to Jelly Bean in Perú i´ll keep waiting…

  • ross

    hi. im from the Philippines, I haven’t receive an update yet. still waiting..im using an sl

  • leonardo

    nothing xperia acro s in argetina!

  • Lola

    Colombia no updates for my SL!!!

  • someone

    No update until now .. Am from saudia Arabia – using Xperia s

  • Fernando

    Nothing for Acro S in Costa Rica 05/30/13 21:44PM

  • greatbasher

    still no update.. Philippines. Xperia SL

    • grimreaper

      still no update.tsk

  • rushil

    No updates yet from Toronto! I use SL

  • Dude

    Acro S, nothing in finland yet!

  • shamili

    malaysia..no update yet for acro s…

  • lycan

    Xperia SL..India..NO update yet

  • laitig

    russia, no upd for acro s

    • dannyyap

      U sure there will be an update lol..

  • mrvszz

    maybe i’ll just wait for one more day for the update to come.. I’m from Philippines and i have Acro S :)

    • edong

      wala pa nga…baka bukas pa..acro s din ako

      • prinse

        same here.. sa cebu ala pa din…

  • Yameen

    There’s still no update in Mauritius….Checked both from phone and PC Companion.

    Xperia SL.

  • Dior Hirai Ruado

    I have upgraded to JB yesterday on my Sony XS (from the Philippines), I just wanna have feedback if people would have reviews on what are the additional features that comes with this OS. Thanks!

    • Exequiel

      XS?

      • Dior Hirai Ruado

        Xperia S

  • Dior Hirai Ruado

    So far what is so fascinating about the JB updated for Sony XS is fixing the camera auto focus problem, it has snapshot feature which takes pictures in .5 seconds, auto scene has been very sensitive in determining environment. The walkman feature has added options to look for the song in you tube (including lyrics), even to look for the song being played in google. Android beam (good news!) has been an added feature for this NTC capable device. Power management has been added to make sure data or wifi is not working if the phone screen is off (downloads though will continue till it’s finish), Google now works just fine, it gives you additional ‘cards’ to weather and whatever interest you have, google voice also is quite exciting (works like siri) will put additional if I can just have time to check out the other features..Hope someone can post an article or video of the added features as what I’m trying to discover would be the multi-tasking capability of JB in XS:) so far so good :) Follow me @thediored

    • Dior Hirai Ruado

      * it has soft snap feature which takes pictures in .5 seconds

  • Nepal ko Choro

    In nepal, Still no update.

  • Joe Muchoki

    so far nobody has received any update on their xperia acro s.
    so we wait for any hopes on friday

  • NAZAR

    I am living in UAE I have sony sl but not yet any notification on my phone
    and Sony pc companion,.

  • Luís

    In Portugal, still no updates either

  • JesperMP

    My Xperia S installing the update right now !
    Denmark.

  • Faruk Shuib

    In Malaysia still no updates for sony acro s..

  • juan

    mexico no update acro s

  • Julienne Kate V. Julianes

    Still no update here in the Philippines for my Xperia Acro S! In fact, I’ve been so problematic with my unit because no update have been installed since I updated it to ICS last year. Even minor updates cannot be installed! the status bar always says “initializing” and does not continue at all. Any help from Xperai Community is highly appreciated. thank you.

  • kiran

    No update till now in India for acro s.still waiting 4 u dear JB

  • matt

    still nothing in uk :(

  • Krish

    no update still in the UK for Xperia S

  • Stephen

    Update finally detected by the sony pc companion, currently updating, using acro S, malaysia.

  • Priyesh Mungur

    Mauritius… No sony xperia android update…

  • Priyesh Mungur

    Maurituis… No sonyXperia Acro S android update…

  • Santana pravin

    INDIA…. no JB update for Xperia S yet…

  • Harshvir Singh

    HELL YEAH!! Got It!! :D Ludhiana

  • Oparthibo Nipun

    Update is downloading…. :)
    xperia acro s
    Bangladesh

  • soulriver

    Sri lanka no xperia s jellybean , waited so much long still no updates :(
    When will it arrive?

  • Prashan Fernando

    Recieved 4.1.2 update Xperia Acro S (Sri- Lanka) :)

  • mr crack

    Chile no update yet xperia SL :(

  • uk

    UK sim free phone – not yet :(

    • Tamas

      Such a shame, I’m checking it every morning, afternoon, evening since I heard the news… still nothing. :(

    • Ash

      same here…..UK and sim free phone….no update as yet.

  • bralexaley

    UK, O2 xperia s, nothing yet :(

  • fecide

    Colombia, Xperia Acro S… No update yet!!!

  • yo

    #India #pc-companion #Jelyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

  • Guest

    My phone updated to JB this morning but it wont open after it. My phone is xperia acro s.

  • grimreaper

    still no update!!! philippines

    • Robert Llobrera Jr.

      I’m from manila and I’ve just updated my phone to Jellybean 4.1.2 last day. Better check it now.

    • Andrewfication

      its available .. dont use phone wifi to update .. use PC Companion .. automatic it detects the new update .. :) im from Bukidnon, Philippines!

      • prinse

        tried to check via pc companion.. still no update detected.. dont know why.. :( for acro s here in cebu..

  • prashanth

    when will be the update for xperia ion will get released in INDIA

  • Robert Llobrera Jr.

    Just updated my phone last day. The update is nice but there is a problem with the video recording. I notice there is a noticeable frame drops in the video. They added the portrait video recording which is nice and when taking pictures, the camera is much much faster than the ICS though there’s still no improvements on the noise when taking pictures in low-light conditions. The layout is nice and also the added widget. I must say, the Sony UI has improved a lot due to the fact that it’s less cluttered.

  • Erick

    i updated my Xperia Arco S.but i found that there is no stamina mode in phone.I’m from Malaysia

  • Andrewfication

    REMINDER TO THOSE WHO DIDNT GOT UPDATE YET! please use PC COMPANION! i didnt get new update on phone but when i plugged using PC Comp ..it automatically detects the new update! CHEERS! im from Philippines and using XPERIA SL! :)

  • Ash

    Sony you seriously need to learn some lessons.
    1. Make sure there are no leaks on dates that can’t be met
    2. when you release an upgrade say for a country on a particular model, all the models with different build numbers should get the update same day

    nevertheless, we users in the UK are really pissed off by your incompetency….US and UK are the largest markets and no update to UK owners compared to rest of asia…..you’re making a lot of mistakes and its time to learn from it and ensure not repeated…

  • ruchira

    oh it grate. I got jb update for sony acro s. thanks

  • dumbdo

    NO update in UK

  • Raul

    No update en México :(

  • ysr

    mah xperia sl got updated . country :India :)

  • fadi haddad

    there is no update in lebanon!!!!!! looked over phone sony pc companion and even sony update service when will the update be released in lebanon!!!!!

  • fadi haddad

    i have xperia s and the update is not available in lebanon does someone have any idea when will the update be released to lebanon and tell me if someone received update for xperia S not SL

  • Quazi Mujawez

    Xperia SL, Saudi Arabia No updates

  • Frank

    got update (2 June) using PC companion…acro s….country: Indonesia…

  • Naushad Qamar

    no update in bangladesh :-/

  • Tosif

    when xperia sl jelly bean update will be releaesed in UAE????

  • fecide

    No update yet/ Colombia!!!

  • Sumit

    got the update for SL india

  • Tamas

    UK update, now!

  • Vishnu Kanth

    Updated in INDIA for Acro S
    working smoothly… good camera interface, we can take snaps while recording video
    and even lock screen is awesome
    battery percentage
    home screen editing
    multitasking
    etc are added… i’m pleased as interface is diff from other android mobiles

    • Kiran

      Did u really got the update . Iam from India I didn’t got the update for acro my mobile is UN rooted can I get the update please guide me

      • Vishnu Kanth

        download PC companion from sony web site or click install on ur phone when u connect to computer…..

        and then open ur pc companion, it automatically shows u update, if not on top left u will find ” check for firmware update” or A phone/tablet has update” or ” phone/tablet is up to date” click on it and it will check updates and show you jellybean update. accept it and sitback relaxed

  • fecide

    Colombia, south america – No update yet!!!

  • mak

    uae no update yet

  • Jishar Obergh

    Suriname, South America – Acro S LT26 no update yet…..

  • Johnnie Yang

    No update here in Sydney, Australia for my Xperia S

  • Cee Phoenix

    Melbourne, Australia – Xperia S

    • Cee Phoenix

      No update yet

  • ehab fawal

    Egypt ……. NO update yet !!! tired of waiting !!!!!!

  • Kris Merwin A. Canon

    No update yet :( Philippines

  • Johnnie Yang

    Guys, Please don’t just wait for OTA (over the air) update for your phone.

    DO TRY using the Sony Companion Suite !!

    I just updated my Xperia S (LT26i) with Sony Companion Suite a few minutes ago (now it’s 4.1.2)

    I’m in Sydney, Australia……..Good luck!

    • Johnnie Yang

      Sony PC Companion suite*

      • ABou lleil

        tried it its awesome thx for the tip

        • Al

          I tried updating mine via pc companion suite and couldnt find anything. Even tried their other Update Service and couldnt get jellybean either. im Brisbane, though surely they would release nationwide… can any1 help me

          • Yolo Swaggins

            Yeah, same with me im in perth and so far i have nothing. ive used the pc companion and nothing has come up

  • Pavan

    updated SL to JB 4.1.2 :) From Banglore India…….

  • Hassan M. Bazzoun

    acro s still no update lebanon

  • malik

    are people in this board serious. jelly bean has bean out for a while for acro s. just plug your phone to the computer, open sony companion and update. if there is non update for you just read about how to unlock flash roms without opening bootlocker and flash firmware version 55 ( or 58) and then plug it in the computer and update to jelly bean. im from sweden and ive had jelly bean since the beginning of may

  • Amd Sb

    Acro S still no update – Saudi Arabia

    • Amd Sb

      And yes, I am using the Sony Companion and still no update

  • Alif

    i don’t have my personal computer so how can i update my xperia acro s..?

  • Yolo Swaggins

    Perth Western Australia, still no update for Xperia S. its been 2 weeks

  • waiting

    Yep no update still for my acro s here in Melbourne.. Any Aussies got an update in there acro s yet?

  • Herc

    Acro S jelly Bean update: PHILIPPINES.Up and Ready. 6.2.B.0.200

  • Julez

    Nothing in Melbourne, I guess they use Horse driven post for internet these days.

    • Sydney Acro S updated

      I updated my Sony Acro S through the PC suite about two weeks ago here in Sydney

      • jay

        I keep plugging my acro s in to the pc companion and still nothing here in Melbourne :(

  • pewpewpew

    nothing in sydney yet :L

    • Johnnie Yang

      As I’ve mentioned in an earlier reply, I’m in Sydney and I updated mine Xperia S 3 weeks ago via Sony PC Companion !
      Do plug your phone to PC via a USB cable to run Sony PC companion for an update !

  • eric

    I am in vietnam, after update my xperia sl to jelly bean firmware 6.0.B.0.211 and somethings wrong have happened, the apps funtion inside the setting force to closed when I open want to uninstalled some app. thanks to give me help

  • slem

    im using xperia ion from sri lanka and still no jelly bean update for my phone

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