The Android 4.3 update has finally knocked on the doors of Sony Xperia owners. The update is yours to download if you have a Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR or even the Xperia Tablet Z. Sony had promised the update a long time ago though it’s making its arrival when KitKat 4.4 is of the preference but this doesn’t mean Android 4.3 isn’t welcome. The update brings a lot of new features on the table for these Xperia Devices and you can have a detail look at them below.
- Google’s Android 4.3; Jelly Bean as standard – bringing Project Butter performance & UI optimization and a smoother graphical experience
- Launched with Xperia Z1, we’re now bringing Sony’s Smart Social Camera to these devices – our signature camera experience, that lets you download, access and enjoy “Xperia camera apps” directly from within the viewfinder
- We’re also uplifting Sony’s entire native app portfolio to the latest versions – bringing tweaked / improved / current experiences for (to name but a few): Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID, Sony Select and…
- Sony’s Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies, with Sony Entertainment Network cloud service integration* – a more converged and full Sony entertainment experience – Sony Entertainment Network & PlayMemories integration with a more intuitive UI, offering seamless access to both local and cloud content
- The launch of our unique custom interface experience: “Xperia Themes”, with downloadable UI packs from Sony Select – more on this soon…
- The latest Android security enhancements, matched with Sony’s mobile enterprise solution: Xperia in Business
- Battery STAMINA Mode – updated version of Sony’s power management app, now withrefreshed interface and more smart options for prolonging battery life
- Increased user control for Xperia Tablet Z, with “Restricted Profiles”; option to createisolated, secure spaces with individual local storage, home screens, widgets and settings
The change-log was provided by the means of the manufacturers official blog. Additional to these devices Sony did shine a ray of light on the Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V and Xperia SP and promised to deliver the very same update very soon if not just yet. You must check your devices for the update right now if you already aren’t doing it and if you don’t have it yet then have some patience and enjoy the holiday season, you will get your gift from Sony soon enough.