Sony Mobiles has started with the roll out of Android 4.0 Ice-Cream Sandwich update for Xperia Go, Xperia Sola and Xperia U smartphones globally. Sony has been proved to be quite efficient in fulfilling its promise of regularly updating its smartphones be it the base end models or the high end ones. The latest updates given to the Xperia line up of smartphones namely; Xperia Go, Xperia U and Xperia Sola.
With the Update Sony has added some new features among which new media applications, increase in standby time, improved Lock screen functionality are the ones to look for. Sony also says that mobile data consumption has been worked upon too with patches for useless data loss.
People on Xperia Sola will have an additional feature termed by Sony as “Glove Mode” and as the name suggests, the feature uses the Floating Technology and a person can use the touch screen with their glove on! The “Glove mode” is active by default in the ICS update and when you bring the hands while wearing gloves you enter in the “Glove Mode” and a cursor ring shows up to help you in touching the screen appropriately. To come out of the “Glove Mode” you just need to unlock the phone with the bare fingers. It seems to be a cool feature on time with the winter coming up.
As for getting the update, users will have to connect their respective phones to a PC or Mac via PC Companion as the update is not an OTA release.