You may already have the latest software, depending on the date of purchase. Software updates are released at different times depending on operator and/or country. Therefore, we cannot give you an exact date for when a specific update will be available for your device.
Android version: Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Latest available software: 6.2.B.1.96
Release started: 2013-08-26
To find your device’s current software version: Settings > About phone > Build number / version
Included in this software
There are many new features in this upgrade for your Xperia smartphone; some examples are:
Updated, more intuitive versions of Sony Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies
Lets you view and access all your photos, videos and tunes in one place.
Increased options for personalization
A revamped home screen experience for handling widgets, apps and shortcuts… With up to 7 desktop panes, widgets that auto-resize and actionable notifications, you have complete flexibility to create the interface you want / need with a few simple touches!
Improved app organization and search
Application tray sorting is that bit breezier – just press and hold on any app – move it, add it to your desktop or create a folder within the tray by dropping it on top of another! We’ve also added a new search function within the application tray that makes it easy to locate your local apps.
Extended Standby mode
Make your battery last longer by enabling Extended Standy mode.
Combining the power of Google search and user profiling, Google Now helps you accomplish daily tasks more efficiently. Learn more about Google Now.
Xperia™ S Android version overview
Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Latest & final version
Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Note: The availability of software updates depends on your country and/or operator.