Sony Ericsson has officially announced the launch of its first update for the users of Xperia Play and Xperia Arc smartphones, which will now be upgraded to Android Gingerbread version 2.3.3.
Besides, they will also get the recently launched feature ‘Facebook inside Xperia’ that was introduced during the launch of the new range of Xperia Mini’s. The feature allows users to share, like and connect on Facebook in a faster and easier way that is not possible through an application or through website.
The feature works side-by-side with TimeScape user interface that track various social networking websites for contacts of the user and brings it all to a single place. The Facebook for Android app is also available on the phone that delivers faster and more accurate results related to the contacts.
The operating system upgrade has been made with the feedback received from various users around the globe. The update brings along list of fixes and optimisations along with the new operating system that includes, better touch interface, battery usage optimisation, Wi-Fi and software stability. Last but not the least, it also improves the high definition video recording performance on the Xperia Arc.
The update is available in some countries for now but is expected to be rolled out globally very soon. The software update will be available for update over the air and through the PC software as well. In case of India it will be through the use of computer only.