Sony Xperia Z now getting a minor software update
0. phoneArena 15 May 2013, 05:13 posted on
A firmware update is now rolling out for the Sony Xperia Z smartphone. The new software isn't of the major kind, but it is a welcome one nonetheless, bringing a number of lesser tweaks and improvements while keeping the OS version at Android 4.1.2...
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1. giri555 (Posts: 95; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)
WOW...desperately waiting for the Display Calibration software for my Xperia Z.
2. istitch (Posts: 148; Member since: 19 Mar 2013)
I thought the update includes camera quality update?
3. istitch (Posts: 148; Member since: 19 Mar 2013)
It brings huge improvement over the picture quality.
4. solidsnake695 (Posts: 8; Member since: 04 Jan 2013)
it does improve the camera quality its just phonearena is too shy to mention that XD
the update solved the display,camera and many improvement for the os
8. kobainez (Posts: 291; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
PA always bashes Xperia Z camera thats why they wont mention it
11. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1113; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)
i think they wont mention it because this article is posted by Nick T.
5. emadshiny (Posts: 970; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
thats a good move by Sony
now bring up jelly bean 4.2.2 please
10. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Well why don't you root it and enjoy 4.2.2, instead of relying, waiting for Sony or carriers to update to JB4.2.2!
7. skyguy7567 (Posts: 148; Member since: 17 Nov 2012)
Wait... My phone is showing 434 instead of 253 and there's no further update...
9. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
This phone has Wifi death-grip!
Needs software update to resolve this big issue....
14. cheetah2k (Posts: 724; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
Come here and I'll give you a death grip :p
Never had that issue on my Z.
Australia unbranded 253 FW has been released!
15. bipinm (Posts: 122; Member since: 07 Oct 2012)
Keep it up Sony!
PA didnt knew about the camera because they didnt actually try it...They just copy it from Xperi blog....GSM Arena tried it and posted photos to show the improvement...
Shame on you PA...
16. Roeshak (Posts: 7; Member since: 17 Apr 2013)
of course they won't mention the improvement in camera quality. Phonearenna and pocketnow are two of the biggest Sony haters out there. Well they failed because the phone's a smash hit. Shows how little influence these jokers have on consumers.
The update tackles a lot of the issues the Zs had particularly the camera problems.
I say they were focusing issues but others say it's image processing. Which ever, the issues have been largely addressed with this update. I'm sure the new camera software coming with 4.2.2 will improve it even more making it the best camera smartphone available.
Phonearenna and others who backed the flopping htc one, it'll be so entertaining to watch them eat humble pie this year. With the coming tsunami that is Honami, it gets better for Sony and worse for their haters
17. solidsnake695 (Posts: 8; Member since: 04 Jan 2013)
Phonearena reserved 9 and above rating for gaysung