Gingerbread rolls out to Sony Ericsson's Xperia Arc and Play

It took a while, but the delicious scent of Android 2.3.3 has begun wafting through to the latest Xperia phones


Sony Ericsson’s latest update its two flagship devices brings Gingerbread (2.3.3) to the Xperia Arc and Play. Along with promising improvements in battery life, stability and touch responsiveness, both devices will also receive the ‘Facebook inside Xperia’ experience, which offers a deeper integration of the social networking site embedded within the phone. Benefits include the ability to like songs that are currently playing, and the integration of friends’ profile information inside your contacts folder. Native tagging and photo commenting mean you can spend less time app-switching and more time ruining your best friend’s job prospects with last night’s photos.