Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra and the Xperia Tablet Z will be the first batch to get the Android 4.4 KitKat update – Sony

Alex Bezeau November 8, 2013 0


We have great news for Sony Xperia consumers who have been waiting for the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Android 4.4 KitKat firmware updates. The company has given out the details about the upgrade plan, and you will finally be able to know when your Xperia smart device will get the update.

It has been many days since Google officially unveiled its latest version of Android OS, Android 4.4 KitKat. Since the time Google unveiled the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat, almost every consumers who owns a non-Google Android device has started looking out for details about how and when this new firmware update will be available for his or her phone.

Android 4.3 JB-2

The good news is, if you happen to be a Sony Xperia consumer, you will be able to get a number of details through this post, all thanks to Sony. The Japanese smartphone manufacturer has given out its plans for the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Android 4.4 KitKat updates.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Sony has officially announced that it will start rolling out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for a number of Xperia smart devices. The roll out will begin from next month and the update will be available to consumers in different regions all over the world. And as always, the roll out will take place step by step, so you might have to wait for some time even after the official roll out starts.

So if you want to know which all devices have been included in this first batch, we have the list for you right here. The list includes all the high-end Sony Xperia smart devices as well as some mid-segment Xperia devices that you might not have though about. So these are the Sony Xperia devices that will be getting the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update.

  • Xperia Z
  • Xperia Z1
  • Xperia ZL
  • Xperia ZR
  • Xperia SP
  • Xperia Z Ultra
  • Xperia Tablet Z
  • Xperia T
  • Xperia TX
  • Xperia V

Android 4.4 KitKat

Even though Sony is still busy working on the android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the abovementioned devices, the company has also given out some details about Android 4.4 KitKat. The company did not give out a time estimate as such, but at least have the list of smartphones that will be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat as soon as possible.

So go ahead, take a look at this list. We hope that you won’t be surprised to see that the list only includes all high end Sony Xperia smartphones for now.

  • Xperia Z
  • Xperia ZL
  • Xperia Z1
  • Xperia Z Ultra
  • Xperia Tablet Zandroid kitkat

Now if your Xperia smartphone has not been included in this list, you should not assume that it is not eligible for the Android 4.4 KitKat. Sony clearly mentioned that this is the first set of smart devices to get the latest update. So the company will most probably roll out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for other Xperia devices also, but you will have to wait for that.

Remember that Android 4.4 KitKat is the best that Google has come up with till date. It does not only have a number of new features and improvements, but there are many other things that make it special. One of the biggest advantages about this new version of Android OS is that it is adaptable. It means that Android 4.4 KitKat is designed in such a way that it can even scale and automatically fit on the devices that have RAM as low as 512 MB.

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