Sony Mobile has started rolling out Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update (v 11.2.A.0.21) for the Xperia J, as they promised. Sony Xperia T and Xperia V got the Jelly Bean update last month. Sony confirmed Jelly Bean update for range of 2012 Xperia devices back in October. Sony Xperia P and Xperia go would be the next devices that would get the Android 4.1 update according to their schedule.
The new Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update for the Xperia J brings
- Extended Standby to improve battery time by preventing data traffic when the screen is off
- Easier access to commonly used settings with Quick settings with notification bar
- Sony Select is a new service (replacing “Recommender”) that recommends apps, games and music.
The Xperia J users would get a notification regarding the update. It would be available Over the Air (OTA) (depending on the regions and carriers) and via PC Companion on Windows/ Bridge for Mac. This update would be rolled out over the next few weeks and the availability might vary across different carriers and countries.