After Sony Tablet S and Sony Xperia Ion smartphone, the US variant, have received the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, now it’s time for the mid-range models Xperia Go, Xperia U and Xperia Sol to get upgraded to the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. According to Sony, the Android 4.0 ICS update for Xperia Go, Xperia U and Xperia Sol brings a whole new audio, photo and video experience.
After you update your Sony Xperia Go, Xperia U, or Xperia Sol to Android 4.0 ICS, you will receive a new lockscreen, the resizable widgets feature gets implemented and you will get the new multitasking system based on swype gestures.
Sony Xperia Sola will receive an extra feature, namely “Glove Mode,” and you can see it in action in the video below. Glove Mode means exactly what you think it means. You can now control your smartphone even though your hands are covered by gloves, courtesy of the “floating touch” technology implemented on this terminal.
Sony warns that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for Xperia Go, Xperia U and Xperia Sol availability might vary depending on region and carrier, thus some of you might still have to wait for it a couple of days / weeks.
If these models doesn’t ring a bell, learn that Sony Xperia U is 12 mm thick and has a 3.5-inch display with Mobile Bravia Engine technology, 8 GB of internal storage, 512 MB of RAM, 5 megapixel camera and a dual-core 1 GHz processor based on ARM’s Cortex A9 cores. Xperia Go has the same 3.5-inch diagonal, 8 GB of flash storage, 512 MB of RAM, 5 megapixel camera and a SoC based on two Cortex A9 cores clocked at 1 GHz, but is 9.8 mm thick and water resistant.