Sony begins Ice Cream Sandwich rollout for 2011 Xperia smartphones, Nordic countries first in line

Several Sony Xperia smartphones are being updated to Ice Cream Sandwich, the start of a new software rollout that will continue into early summer. The Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V, and Xperia ray are the first Sony handset’s to receive Android 4.0 with the update kicking off for owners in Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, and Norway. The rollout process will continue for 4 to 6 weeks as it spreads to more regions.

Further updates are expected for the Xperia arc, Xperia Play, Xperia neo, Xperia mini, Xperia mini pro, Xperia pro, Xperia active, and the Android-power Walkman starting in late May/ early June and moving into the summer months. Sony has shown nothing but class in their effort to get Ice Cream Sandwich to the meat of their smartphone lineup, going so far as to offer beta builds of the new software for several handsets. You can read up on their efforts by heading over to the source link below.

[Sony via AndroidPolice]

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  • BigCiX

    Of course other countries besides U.S.gets it first.

  • lynyrd65

    Why do the damn Nordic countries always get things first!?!?!?!?!!!?!?!?!?!??!!

    • Asmodai

       Notch is from Sweden so any good company will release for Notch first.

  • VegasDude73

    LOL I think we all knew that phandroid was a closet iOS fan. Now it’s confirmed with the new titlebar at the top of the page. So sad. R.I.P. android only phandroid.

  • LawrenceMcatee

    grrr I really want to test an xperia play running ics I don’t even own the phone but I want to see how they integrate everything together!!!!

  • Magus2300

    Nordic?  As in FUS RO DAH?  =)

  • BenjaminMois

    Come on update for Germany, hopefully in a week or two… :)

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Z3Y6DN3ILUKD4NPDURPQRNQBWU Aria

    kommer ics komma till xperia x10 mini pro få också den ny updaten?