Posted on Aug 9 2013 - 10:57pm by Anurag Kumar

A few days ago Sony Xperia support member Rickard, said that a new firmware bug fixing update 6.2.B.1.XX is about to be rolled on Xperia S, SL, Acro S. Now just now we have spotted a firmware with same build pattern.

[ UPDATE ] – 24 August

Xperia S,SL,Acro S 6.2.B.1.96 firmware Rolled – Major Update fixed 1080p HD Video Lag, Volume Up button bug.

If you haven’t updated to latest 6.2.B.0.211 firmware then follow our link below.

How to Flash Xperia S, SL Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.211 World-India ftf file

Xperia S, SL, Acro S 6.2.B.1.96 firmware Screenshots Leaked

[ UPDATE ] – 24 August

Xperia S,SL,Acro S 6.2.B.1.96 firmware Rolled – Major Update fixed 1080p HD Video Lag, Volume Up button bug.

[ UPDATE ]

PTCRB certified Xperia S,SL,Acro S 6.2.B.1.96 firmware – Bugs Fixing Update

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.1.96 firmware has been spotted now for Xperia SL LT26ii and same firmware is obviously expected for Xperia S LT26i and Acro S LT26w.

Xperia S, SL, Acro S 6.2.B.1.96 firmware Screenshots Leaked

  • Android Version – 4.1.2
  • Baseband version – 8660-AAABQOLYM-314010-39
  • Kernel Version – 3.4.0
  • Build Number – 6.2.B.1.96

Baseband version has been changed as compared to previous 6.2.B.0.211 firmware and kernel is also expected to be changed.

Tipster also states that 6.2.B.1.96 firmware will be certified on PTCRB with a few weeks and may be rolled at the end of August, No ETA till now.

Xperia S, SL, Acro S 6.2.B.1.96 firmware Changelog – Bugs Fixed.

Tipster at GFAN also confirms that 6.2.B.1.96 firmware update will be fixing some of the major bugs.

P.S. Before accusing us from where got the changelog, Post source has been added at bottom, do check it. Below listing is based on it.

  • 1080p Full HD video recording lag fixed.
  • Purplish tint in photos due to unbalance white mode is fixed.
  • Pressing Home button now releases Google Now.
  • Double tapping the home button opens recently opened programs.
  • Bug with Volume up and down buttons fixed.
  • 2G Data connectivity fixed.

Many other bugs will also be fixed. We are wandering whether Wi-Fi bug and batter drain bug will be fixed or not ? Let’s see…

No 6.2.B.1.96 firmware ftf has been leaked, just the screenshot only so don’t ask it please. It may not take long to get his 6.2.B.1.96 firmware or another firmware on same build pattern to get out for Xperia S, SL and Acro S, What’s you take on this Xperia S users, are you happy now…please let us know in comments section…

[ via – BBS.GFAN ]





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20 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Rahul Bajaj August 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm - Reply

    what about battery bug…it drains like hell…

  2. Neelam August 9, 2013 at 11:17 pm - Reply

    expecting 2G bug in XSL will be fixed….

  3. Ritu August 9, 2013 at 11:18 pm - Reply

    where is 6.2.B.1.96 ftf file ? any download links…

  4. Taunter August 9, 2013 at 11:19 pm - Reply

    this new 6.2.B.1.96 firmware will introduce more bugs now…Sony are you playing games with us…

  5. Mackin August 9, 2013 at 11:19 pm - Reply

    happy to see finally it is coming to fix my XS 🙂

  6. Steven August 9, 2013 at 11:20 pm - Reply

    please fix Wi-Fi bug in Syria…

  7. Nobeta August 9, 2013 at 11:21 pm - Reply

    hope it is rolled soon…jb on xs is mess :/

  8. Michael August 9, 2013 at 11:36 pm - Reply

    Hope It Gets Stamina Mode 🙁

    • Anurag Kumar August 9, 2013 at 11:39 pm - Reply

      very very less chances…I remember once Sony Xperia support quoted…Stamina Mode not meant for XS.

  9. Jing Jung August 9, 2013 at 11:44 pm - Reply

    What’s about RAM? Increase or not?

    • Anurag Kumar August 9, 2013 at 11:46 pm - Reply

      no increase probably..Sony is messing up on RAM issue.

  10. Utan August 10, 2013 at 4:55 am - Reply

    I am so boring with Sony. Uddating is very slow but not for all model.

  11. Arun August 10, 2013 at 11:49 am - Reply

    Waitin for this new update!! also hope dat xperia s/sl wud get android 4.3 like they announced for xperia sp!

  12. jitu August 13, 2013 at 7:50 am - Reply

    Is it rolled out in India, coz I can’t see it in pc companion or even sus.!!
    Plz reply ASAP.

  13. perias August 13, 2013 at 5:55 pm - Reply

    Seems it’s certified by PTCRB now 🙂

    • Anurag Kumar August 13, 2013 at 6:22 pm - Reply

      thanks for letting us know…

      Post updated here – https://www.gizmobolt.com/2013/08/13/ptcrb-certified-xperia-s-sl-acro-s-6-2-b-1-96-firmware-officially/

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