Sony releases firmware update for the Xperia Z

Sony has started rolling out a new firmware update to its latest flagship smartphone, Xperia Z.

By Kul Bhushan | Published 16 Feb 2018 15:25 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The update still keeps the handset on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean but it brings a number of improvements including performance enhancements and camera upgradations.

Sony releases firmware update for the Xperia Z
Sony releases firmware update for the Xperia Z

Sony has started rolling out a new firmware update to its latest flagship smartphone, Xperia Z. The update is still based on 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, but includes a slew of new features as well as improvements.

The improvements focus on performance enhancements, white balance display calibration, soft keys and new black navigation bar replacing the older grey bar. The update also brings option to disable the notification light.

The firmware update also includes a new Mini Apps icon, new keyboard skin and new design for some widgets. The most signification update has come to the Xperia Z camera. The camera samples appear much better, suggesting the company may have changed the imaging algorithm. Check out the samples courtesy of vainqueur from XDA Developers below:

Burst Mode • Normal Auto Mode
 

The update, version no. 10.1.1.A.1.253, is available over the air.

Source: GSMArena

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