Sony Xperia S Better With Android Ice Cream Sandwich

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Xperia SSony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia S, is finally getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. What's so hot about this phone? And can it compare with your current Android or iPhone? Here's a quick rundown of new and improved features of the Xperia S.

The settings screen has been redesigned for a stronger Android feel and function. This is great news for athletes who don't have great control over the touch screen after a sweaty workout, and for people who forget to turn their phone off, inadvertently sending text messages and making phone calls.

Face Unlock is an innovative security feature that requires face recognition to unlock the phone.

A new app for HD movie streaming is now available to take advantage of the device's high definition screen. The screen also enhances the Ice Cream Sandwich interface for viewing photos, videos and Facebook albums—with user-friendly zooming, pinching and flicking mechanisms that surpass those of the iPhone.

Finally, the Sony Xperia S Android 4.0 has a function that helps you track and control your data usage, helping you keep your monthly bill consistent and predictable. Visit your local carrier to see for yourself whether Sony's Xperia S with Android Ice Cream Sandwich lives up to its reputation.

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