Sony took a pretty bit hit in the face with their first Android Xperia phone. It was laggy, bad poor hardware reliability and was slower than the Samsung of old to get an update. Sony has since taken a new approach to update phones quickly and provide good phones and good customer service to back those phones. With Android ICS update announcements coming eery day for devices, Sony wanted to start getting their update ready. The company posted a beta version of the software for devs to try out and report which games do and do not work on the Xperia play. Before you head over to the Sony support site and get to downloading keep a few things in mind. To use this you must unlock your bootloader, which will make the official ICS update (at least from Sony) unable to be put on your device. The beta is also missing many key components of Android such as Google maps and Gmail. As of now you are better off heading to XDA developers and trying some of the ICS based roms that are available over there for your device.
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