Sony announced today that it is rolling out a new maintenance update for the Xperia S, Xperia SL and Xperia Acro S smartphones. These devices have previously received the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. This particular release brings crucial bug fixes and improvements which Sony has made after receiving feedback from users. The update has started rolling out, if you own any of the devices mentioned above, your device will automatically notify you that an update is available to download.
The company also says that this update brings stability and performance tweaks as well. Changes and improvements have been made to apps, services and data, to battery, camera and the user interface. The update address an abnormality in the white balance, improves “Quick Launch” button functionality and smooths out full HD 1080p video recording in the camera. It also economizes power consumption and heat dispersion for longer battery life. Sony introduces a home key long-press to launch Google Now and a double-press to launch Recent Apps in this update, it also makes sure that the volume “up” button is fully responsive. That’s just about the entire changelog of this maintenance update. The rollout is now underway, timing and availability of this update will vary by market and carrier.