Sony's latest Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread firmware fixes network selection issue in Xperia U
Certified by PTCRB, the firmware version 6.0.B.3.184 also arrives on Xperia Go, Xperia P and Xperia Sola
With the latest Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread firmware update, Sony brings respite to Sony Xperia U users who have been grappling with network selection issue. According to Xperia Blog, the version number 6.0.B.3.184 has been certified for Sony Xperia P and NovaThor chipset equipped Xperia Go and Xperia Sola also.
Beside the network issue fix, at the moment we are not aware of the other enhancements and bug fixes that the firmware brings to the handsets. If you have a Xperia U handset and have received the update, do let us know about the additional features.
One of the latest offering from the company, Sony Xperia U manages to stand apart thanks to its black body and pink accent and the transparent strip at the bottom that lights up when you press the three capacitive dots above.
Fueled up by a dual-core 1 GHz processor, the Android Gingerbread powered phone ships in with a impressive 5-megapixel primary camera with 16 x digital zoom and LED flash along with a 0.3-megapixel secondary shooter. The device also houses a HD video recorder that supports 1280 x 720 resolution and shoots videos at 30 fps. Excellent audio clarity with the xLOUD Audio Filter Technology and 3D surround sound features further add to its desirability.
Fitted with a scratch-resistant 3.5-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with anti-reflection coating, the 3G enabled device brings on board a 8 GB of internal memory alongside 512 MB of RAM. The phone supports 1320 mAh battery assuring up to 6 hours of talktime on 2G network and up to 5 hours of talktime on the 3G network to the users.
It's connectivity options are also equally impressive and includes GPRS, EDGE and 3G. Infact it also supports the Wi-Fi hotspot feature, that allows it to connect to the mobile network and act as a Wi-Fi router.