For all eager fans that have been eyeing up for the ICS ROM for unlocked 2011 Xperia will be head over heels as Sony Mobile (the previously known Sony Ericsson) has moved a step up and released a beta version of their ICS ROM to the Android developer community. This update is a follow up of ICS alpha ROM and is released for developers and those familiar with root to flash, tinker around with and give feedback. This is regarded as a glimpse of Sony’s plans of updating their line of 2011 Xperia devices to Android 4.0.3 in near future.
This beta version is far better than the alpa version which doesn’t support working calls or data. It comes with FM radio and GSM fully functional and lots more improvement which is jotted down.
- Updated UI
- Lockscreen and Face Unlock
- Connectivity turned on
- Updated email client
- Quick dial
But this is not all, of course there are few things which are still missing from the version, this includes Google apps, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, which needs to be certified before they can be included in any official Sony ROM. Developers don’t have to wait much for it as Sony has promised to open its source code for them very soon.
Well users, even if an iota of updating your phone lit in your mind- wipe your thoughts right now because Sony has strictly warned that beta ROM isn’t for everyone. So if you are an advanced developer, visit tap the source link below you will get download links and installation instructions there. It is worth a mention that you must a rooted device with an unlocked bootloader to flash if you want to proceed for it.
Sorce: Developer World Sony Mobile
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