OH MY GOD Sony...
Confirmed SONY XPERIA ICS will make your video recorded in MONO.
Thank you for contacting the Sony Xperia support centre.
We value the importance of your concern and we are here to assist you.
With regards to your query, for ICS updates, videos will me recorded in mono. Stereo video recording would be available in the Gingerbread version.
To downgrade the mobile version back to Gingerbread, we would advice you to bring your phone to our service centre where they will be able to assist you with the downgrading of the version.
this is so wrong....