Yes, it official from Sony Corp! The Jelly Bean update is out for all the 2013 mid-range Xperia M (200$ at Amazon) devices for both the models of single and dual SIM.
Sony made the news on its twitter page saying “We’re rolling new firmware for Xperia M (4.1) & Xperia M dual (4.2) – brings performance improvements, UI & camera tweaks”. This tweet from the tech giant has sparked the anxiety within Xperia M users and has also caused other Sony Xperia fans to hold their breath for a similar kind of roll-out update.
This update will be available through OTA (over the air). The Windows users can get through PC companion and the Mac ones van get it through Bridge. Just go through your Phone settings>About phone>Software updates>System updates and have fun. Here are some features that the updates will offer.
New features that come with Jelly Bean v4.1.2 for Xperia M single-SIM users.
- A fluidic smooth user-interface, additional language support and bi-directional text support.
- Introduction of new handy camera tools and new multi-tasking features with enable and disable options.
- An additional option for notification panel customization according to your need. It also offers two home screen modes as well!
- Handy features like Direct call, Smart Stay and pop-up play. Page Buddy and Google Now will also be featured in this update.
New features that come with Jelly Bean v4.2.2 for Xperia M dual-SIM users.
- Enhanced performance and seamless experience.
- New user-interface and camera feature tweaks.
- Long pressing the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth icons in quick settings can turn the features on/off.
- A whole new download notification. This shows the percentage and estimated time remaining for application downloads.
These new features convey that it’s certainly going to be a tech feast for Xperia M users. If you don’t have a Sony Xperia, make sure you use the Amazon deals and get one for 200$: