The last year launched Xperia Ion is now been update to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich finally after months. Xperia Ion has a prolong journey worldwide as It was launched in United States via AT & T and then headed to Canada via Rogers, Bell and Telus, launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong & China with Xperia Go and Acro S in May this year and finally launched in India from August 21, 2012 price at Rs 35,999.
Regarding this device, we hear good news that the device gets Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update officially been launched by Sony. It’s a sad note from the Sony Mobiles point view that its range of smart phones launches earlier this year which include the Xperia S, Xperia P, Xperia U and Xperia Ion were introduced with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system pre-installed on the device with Android 4.0 update available later on after the launch. At the same time HTC announced same number of device but all of them were with Android 4.0 ICS. But this has certainly come to an end this quarter.
Almost all the Sony devices including the Xperia S, Xperia P have been update to Ice Cream Sandwich. Interestingly Xperia Ion as launched in India is with Android 4.0 ICS pre-installed and those launched other countries are with Android 2.3. Sony has taken major step to update this device on AT & T and Rogers and this will directly include the Android 4.0.4 version.
Xperia Ion, the 4G LTE powered smart phone can be now update to Ice Cream Sandwich via the PC Companion tool available for Sony mobiles right now. So hang up your mobile phone and connect your device to the PC for the smooth transition of the update. Once the update is done you might see 6.1.C.1.107 or the 6.1.C.1.105 as the build number of the device.
This update to Xperia Ion was launched last week in Hong Kong and Taiwan and its launched in United States today. It will be available for various countries in coming weeks.
More news from Sony is that Xperia Miro will be available in UK by Clove at £165.60 inclusive VAT. In India Xpria Miro is priced at Rs 15,250 certainly overtaking Xperia U handset.