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Registered: ‎11-12-2012
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S1 Tablet : Android 4.0.3 Release 5


We will be releasing Android 4.0.3 Release 5 for the S1 tablet on September 27th 2012 at 8am PST.

Below are the new features (URL will go live on the 27th 2012):

Please confirm the following description before performing a system update.
Please visit for the following URL for detail information regarding the new changes:
- ... fo_id=1203
About Android 4.0.3 (release5)

[New Features]
- Adds Guest Mode
- Adds new media player applications (WALKMAN, Album and Movies)
- Adds new Small Apps (Timer and Voice Recorder) and supports widgets
- Adds Xperia Link application
- Adds macro functionality to Remote Control App and skin change
- Adds news widgets including Topics
- Adds Socialife (Updates Social Feed Reader Cloud to Socialife if you have
already installed Social Feed Reader Cloud)
- Adds the following input languages
- Japanese (Hand-writing), Korean, Arabic , Thai , Greek
- Supports for Watch Now application (Application needs to be downloaded
from Google Play)
- Supports the SDK (Software Development Kit) for IR Remote control and
Small apps

[New Looks]
- New icon design for applications developed by Sony
- The following apps are renamed
- PersonalSpace -> PlayMemories Online
- Social Feed Reader Cloud -> Socialife
- Select App -> Sony Select
- Background color of application tray is changed from white to black

[Features removed]
- Removes Favorite application
- Removes DLNA application
* You will still be able to access DLNA enabled devices within WALKMAN,
Album and Movies
- Removes Throw feature within Gallery application
* You can throw photo/video using Album application
- Removes current Video Player and Music Player's apps/widgets placed
on Home screen
* To be replaced by Movies and Walkman

Sony Community Manager
Sr. Software Engineer
Peter Tat
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Registered: ‎11-12-2012
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Re: S1 Tablet : Android 4.0.3 Release 5

[ Edited ]

Thank you Peter,

If the Update does not prompt automatically after the 27th- please review this tutorial to install manually.

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