Sony Tablet S Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update Rolling Out Now

Beginning from today, Sony has officially started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Japanese company’s first ever Android tablet, the Tablet S. Along with the bump in the Android OS version to Ice Cream Sandwich, Sony has also added some new features like a single motion panorama photo mode and the ability to directly access any SD connected to the tablet.

Below is the full change-log of the update -:

  • Enhanced lock screen
    • Direct access to Notifications
    • Unlock direct to camera
  • New panoramic camera mode
  • Enhanced Gallery media viewer
    • Direct SD card access + photo editing tools
  • Exclusive “Small Apps’ for multi-tasking
    • Calculator, Browser, Remote Control
    • Move to screen edge for reduced clutter
  • New Home Screen actions
    • Drag icons together to create folders
    • Add names to folders
  • Enhanced web browser
    • Switch from mobile to desktop web sites
    • Save pages for offline viewing
  • Access files directly from SD card
  • Native screenshot capture
    • Press “power” and “Volume –“

The OTA update is already live, and an update notification should automatically pop-up the next time users connect their Tablet S to a Wi-Fi network. Sony is also celebrating the ICS update by giving a $50 instant rebate along with a desktop cradle free to anyone who picks up a Tablet S until May 12th.

Via – Sony Blog

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