The company hasn't explained what the hold up is, but it does add that Android 4.1 will be coming to a host of other Xperias.
There's no time-frame for this yet, and roll-outs will vary by country.
Play 'em out, keyboard cat
Unfortunately for those of you with older Xperia phones, the Jelly Bean dream has crumbled and died.
In the same blog post, Sony announced that "after thorough evaluation, we have concluded [the 2011 Xperia portfolio] will not be upgraded beyond Ice Cream Sandwich".
There was a bit of a hoo-hah over the 2011 Xperia line-up when it appeared in July that the company had given up on them, leaving them to languish on Ice Cream Sandwich forevermore.
But it turned out that what was what was that there is no hope of an official update for the older handsets. Time for a new phone?
From Sony Mobile