Sony Mobile has begun to roll out Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 to owners of the older Tablet S Android tablet. The update is available for tablet owners in the US, Canada and Mexico with the following changes and fixes:
Android OS Version 4.1.1
Benefits provided by Android OS version 4.1.1:
- WALKMAN®, Album and Movies
- Supports the DLNA Controller function (3Box function)
- Movies app
- Supports the capability to play closed captioned video content distributed from Video Unlimited
- Album app
- User Interface improvement (Adopts UI design of the same dashboard concept as WALKMAN and Movies apps.)
- Camera (User Interface improvement)
- Adds the Map clipping feature
- Adds the Clip widget
- Browser (Small Apps)
- Supports bookmark
- On-screen keyboard (Supports the new Portuguese orthographic)
- Adds the TV SideView application
- Offline pages that have been saved on the browser app are not compatible on the new Android version.
- Before you apply this update, please save offline pages as an image with the Small App Clip.
- Small Apps settings are initialized if you perform this update.
Installation Notes: To install the update, the Tablet must have more than 300MB of free internal storage.
The Jelly Bean update for the Tablet S makes sure that it stays as current as possible, while underscoring Sony Mobile’s commitment to updating devices when the hardware allows for a smooth update.