Android Ice Cream Sandwich Update for Sony Xperia Sola, Xperia U and Xperia Go

ICS Updates for Xperia Sola brings Glove Mode into Picture

There was a lot of buzz in the Android market about Sony releasing ICS for Xperia Sola, Xperia Go and Xperia U. In fact, lots of users kept on asking us on the site as well as other forums that when the official ICS would update release for Xperia Sola along with Xperia U and Xperia Go. Well, today we are going to share this amazing news with you and we are sure that it would thrill your senses. As per Sony’s official blog, Sony has started rollng out software updates along with ICS 4.0 for Xperia Sola, Xperia U and Xperia Go. This roll out would continue updating the said phones globally for a few weeks. Also, some new media applications would also be added to the kitty. Thus, for Xperia Sola, Go and U users, this is going to be a double bonanza.

Once you update your said Xperia handsets with ICS 4.0 you will be able to enjoy some beautiful features. Just go through them and you will get an idea about the functionality of software update for Sony Xperia Sola.

  1. Better Lock screen with superb functionality
  2. Better control over mobile data consumption
  3. Re sizable widgets
  4. Extended stand by mode
  5. Better experience with images, videos, tunes and films with media applications
  6. Many more

Updating Xperia Sola, Xperia U and Xperia Go with ICS is pretty easy. Just go to the official blog here: http://www.sonymobile.com/update . On this page you will be able to find the official update link.

There’s one more important thing that you need to know about Xperia Sola software upgrade. Well, it is about Glove Mode. Have you heard of Sony’s floating touch technology? Glove mode is an extension to that. You can use your Xperia Sola in winters conveniently with gloves on. With ICS update on Xperia Sola, Glove Mode will be enabled by default. When you unlock your Xperia Sola (with ICS) with the gloves on, the phone will automatically go into Glove Mode. When this mode is on, the floating touch mode is disabled. With Glove mode you can use Glove Touch as well as Normal Touch. To turn off glove mode, you simply lock the screen and then unlock it with your bare finger touching the screen,” says Andreas Sandblad, software architect at Sony and the inventor of glove mode.

What do you think of ICS update for Xperia Sola, Go and U. Do let us know.

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