Sony Xperia M receiving Android 4.3 update

Sony is rolling out Jellybean 4.3 update to Xperia M which has is quiet popular among youth as it looks and runs good. The single sim version of phone is currently receiving update and this takes the build number to 15.4.A.0.23.

According to Sony Official Changelog Changes are

This upgrade for your Xperia™ smartphone includes many improvements, such as:

  • Google Android 4.3 (Jellybean), bringing smooth UI and graphics enhancements
  • New version of Battery STAMINA Mode for longer battery life
  • Updated camera interface bringing Burst Mode, Superior Auto & More
  • Updated applications from Sony featuring Walkman, Album, Movies & More
  • Latest security enhancements from Android 4.3

New firmware is already available through OTA or Sony PC Companion.

OTA can be done by going to Settings > About phone > Software updates > System updates.

It is recommended to switch on to WiFi for update and have a minimum 50% charge.

Jelly bean Now on 59.1 percent of android phones.

Google released android version chart for the month of January 2014 and looks like google strategy of launching three versions of jellybean helped them as now jellybean is part of 59.1% of total android phones that are active.

In the latest chart it can be noted that Kitkat is slowly growing with 1.4% share and froyo is almost in existent with 1.3% share. Gingerbread still forms 1/5th share of total active phone and Ice Cream Sandwich is rocking 16.9% smartphones.

Google android Honeycomb is only on 0.1% and we are happy as it was quite buggy when released and google did a tidy job by merging Tablet OS and Mobile OS from Ice Cream Sandwich.

Source: Android Developers