Sony Ericsson has started rolling out the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update for the Xperia Arc and Play. The update is already available in some regions of the world like Hong Kong, but a wider roll-outwill begin from next week.
Along with the bump in Android OS version, the update also improves the performance and boot-up time of the Xperia Arc and Play.
Here is the official change-log from Sony Ericsson :
- Battery performance
- General software stability
- Wi-Fi stability
- HD Video recording performance (Xperiaâ„¢ arc)
- Touch responsiveness
One new feature which this update will bring is Facebook inside Xperia’. Basically, this feature will tightly integrate your Xperia phone with Facebook. Below is a demo of the Facebook inside Xperia feature :
Users can update their Xperia Arc or Play to Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread either via OTA or using Sony Ericsson’s PC Companion.
Sony Ericsson also stated that they are working hard on the Gingerbread update for the X10, and they will announce more about the update soon. The Facebook inside Xperia feature will come to the Xperia X10 as well.