If you own the popular gaming smartphone, Sony Xperia Play from Verizon your long neglected device is in for a treat. Verizon has let slip information about an update for the phone with the build number 4.0.2.E.0.57. The update details which are etched alongside the illustration of the device above lists all the details you have to know. Given the leak, the update should be on its way to devices soon. The applications that have been updated with the build consists of the carrier’s own Wireless video on Demand which now comes preloaded, the Music Player now supports Fast Forward and Rewind when connected via Bluetooth, VZ Navigator has also been updated with what Verizon deems to be the latest 3D map improvements, and finally the carrier has improved user experience with a new delivery method of preloaded games.
As for the device itself, the update will upgrade the Android version on your Xperia Play to Gingerbread 2.3.4 and it has also brought a few added features like a long-press of the power button can capture a screenshot, the right trigger can now be used to capture pictures, Wireless Emergency Alerting System has been enabled with the device and Mobile Hotspot ID can now be turned off for increased security. With regards to a few issues users were facing, Verizon fixed the glitch which forced the device to be in landscape mode while charging, the ‘Recommended’ contacts now populate correctly when the dialer is open and finally 720p recording has been fixed to have continuous auto focus. If you own the gaming smartphone from Verizon, you might want to keep an eye out for the update which if the leak is accurate should be making its way out to you soon. According to the information provided, the update is 66MB in size.