Android 5.0.2 rolls out now for T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1

T-Mobile customers with the Sony Xperia Z1 (C6916) should start receiving Android 5.0.2 as soon as today. The update brings the new Material Design, Lock Screen notifications, the 64-bit ART compiler that opens apps faster, Project Volta for improved battery life, and the two-finger Quick Settings gesture that brings the menu down from any page. Of course, there is also the new Recent Apps page.

The update takes the software build to version 14.5.B.0.236. Considering that the Android 5.0 files have been rather hefty, we suggest that you use a Wi-Fi connection when downloading and installing the update. You should also have your battery charged to at least 50%.

Even through the update is being pushed out starting today, it is sent out in waves. That means that you might not receive the notification that the update has hit your Xperia Z1 for a few days. The key to remaining calm and patient is to not check 100 times a day to see if the update has arrived. In fact, it probably is best to push it to the back of your mind until you are notified. Avoid all of your friends that have T-Mobile and use the same phone just in case they received Android 5.0.2 and you didn't. At all times, keep an even keel. The update will eventually arrive.

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source: Xperiablog

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Xperia Z1
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(15h 3G talk time)

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2 Comments

1. rsiders

Posts: 1954; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

The slow support and lack of firmware update for the camera for the Z3 is my only regret in buying this phone.

2. waddup121 unregistered

finally now

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