Not content to leave HTC as the sole company to confirm they’ll be bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to their current crop of devices, Sony Ericsson has announced via their Facebook page that they intend to bring Android 4.0 to their entire 2011 lineup. The folks at Engadget reached out to Sony Ericsson to confirm the news and received the following response:
Sony Ericsson is currently rolling out the upgrade to Gingerbread 2.3.4 across its entire 2011 Xperia smartphone portfolio. This software upgrade will be available through a phased roll out in select markets. Beyond Gingerbread 2.3.4, we plan to upgrade our 2011 Xperia smartphone portfolio to the next Android platform made available to us.Sony Ericsson
No official details were given on the timeline for upgrading. But rest assured that if you own one of Sony’s Xperia devices, you will definitely be upgraded to the latest and greatest version of Android over the next several months.
Between a confirmed upgrade to the latest version of Android for all their 2011 devices and a commitment to openly supporting the modding/development community, Sony Ericsson is quickly becoming one of our favorite Android manufacturers.
We’ll keep you updated once Sony Ericsson provides more details on their upgrade plan. Stay tuned!