Every phone will get a brand new life when it replace with new firmware, after which it’s now not commercially viable for the company to maintain producing updates or the of specific phone not get supported for any updates.
Just a few days earlier than, Sony confirmed that individual checklist of its older smartphones “will never receive any software update” in future.
The smartphones that now not get software program improve assist are wherever between 18-24 months previous solely, so folks wouldn’t essentially count on assist past this time restrict.
The checklist of Xperia units which by no means get software program replace contains:
Xperia S, Xperia SL, Xperia arc S, Xperia Acro S, Xperia ion, Xperia P, Xperia J, Xperia Go, Xperia U, Xperia Miro, Xperia tipo, Xperia Sola.
We should admire the transparency of Sony Mobile over when software program assist for a phone has ceased. At least it avoids the people who find themselves hoping for an replace sooner or later.
The excellent news is, in the event you personal anybody of the above-mentioned units, nothing will cease you to strive the customized ROM on that units.
Now, Sony has begun to replace its assist web page for the above-mentioned units below the Android model overview, which says “Latest and Final Version” for the telephones the place software program assist has ended.
Simultaneously, Sony has confirmed the next Xperia units which make the Android 4.4 package kat firmware replace: Xperia Z, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia Z1, Xperia ZL, Xperia SP, Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia SP.
The different units corresponding to Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V and Xperia ZR are nonetheless below the investigation for the Kit Kat replace.