Sony Mobile Releases ICS ROMs Beta For The Xperia Ray, Neo V And Arc S

Posted on Feb 24 2012 - 7:11am by Editorial Staff

The newly-created Sony Mobile Communications announced the release of an Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) beta ROM for users of the Xperia Arc S, Neo V and Xperia Ray, giving its users the freedom to explore the upcoming upgrade to ICS (Android 4.0) in the beta version – the ICS beta ROM so far have passed Modem type approval certification and features like FM radio and GSM are included in the list – but to make it for wider aspect, a lot still to come before official upgrade can be released, the move follow over the comments and suggestion received at the time the company released ICS alpha ROM.

The current ICS beta version the company is releasing add-on the number of things are updates as compared to the previous ICS alpha update – updated UI, lockscreen and face unlock, connectivity turned on, updated email client and quick dial. The ROM features a restyled email client, which also seems including several new system-wide UI elements from Ice Cream Sandwich. The lockscreen now offers additional functionality, allowing a user to control music playback or jump directly to the camera app without unlocking the device, while a new quick dial feature speeds up the calling process.

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