As Sony promised last month, a new Android JB firmware will be available for Sony Xperia Ion shortly, now the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update has been launched for Xperia Ion device. So, great news for Sony Xperia Ion users, Sony finally began to rolled out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update for its Xperia Ion LTE (AT&T-bound) and Xperia ion HSPA (international edition).
As you probably know, the Sony Company rolled out Android Jelly Bean update for numerous devices past month, but for Xperia Ion it is only now running. In this moment, that thing is changing and the Android 4.1.2 build number 6.2.B.0.211 has started to be received for Xperia ion by OTA or using the Sony PC Companion tool.
The Android 4.1.2 will be receive by Sony Xperia ion device gradual, and it may take a period of few days for Xperia ion devices to get the automatically update notification. You should check both ways for receiving the update OTA service (Over the Air) and o the Sony PC Companion tool.
This new update is expected as I previously said, on both HSPA and LTE variants of Sony Xperia Ion devices. In this moment, only the LT28 model has been confirmed to receive the JB 4.1.2.
For readers who don’t know the Sony Xperia Ion technical specs, they should know this device comes with a 4.5-inch HD display, it is powered with a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.5GHz CPU and an Adreno 220 GPU, 1GB of RAM, 13 megapixel rear facing camera and on the front size features a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera.
Sony Xperia ion has been launched in early 2012 running the Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), and it was back in September last year when v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) firmware update was released for Sony Xperia Ion (AT&T) version. In this moment, it is not so clear if on the future Sony Xperia Ion will receive Android 4.2.2, but we will come with supplementary information about this latest update.