Android update coming to Sony Ericsson phones

Xperia Neo_V_Front40_White_2 (Large)

with a new mobile announced too

Joint Swedish-Japanese mobile phone company venture Sony Ericsson has unveiled a new mobile phone in the neo V, along with making public the latest version of the Google mobile OS is coming to their Xperia range.

Sony Ericsson has confirmed that the Android ‘Gingerbread’ 2.3.4 update will be rolled out to Xperia handsets in October 2011 this year. The new version of the OS brings with it the ability to capture 3D sweeping panoramic images, to view on a 3D compatible TV.

This is along with the Facebook Inside Xperia V2, where the user can discover and share apps via Facebook, along with ‘like’ music from FM radio.

Xperia mobile phones that qualify for the update can also use USB peripherals from the phone, by connecting to the Sony Ericsson LiveDock.

The popular Swipe on-screen virtual keyboard for text input is also part of the Android 2.3.4, along with screenshot capture technology.

This news of the latest Gingerbread variant coming to Xperia devices is coupled with the announcement of the new Sony Ericsson neo V, which will arrive in Q4 of this year.

The handset will ship with a 3.7-inch TFT reality touch screen display, which is backed by the Sony mobile Bravia engine, whilst being powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor with a 5 megapixel camera capable of HD 720p video recording – running from the Android ‘Gingerbread’ 2.3.4 platform.

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