Sony Xperia Z Android 4.3 update to arrive on December 19 (tomorrow)?

Sony Xperia Z Android 4.3 update to arrive on December 19 (tomorrow)?
Just a couple of days ago, Sony started rolling out official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates for its Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra, also promising that updates for other Xperias were “around the corner.” Well, one of the slightly older Sony smartphones, namely the Xperia Z, might get Android 4.3 as soon as tomorrow, December 19.

Yesterday, Sony listed December 19 as a release date for Android 4.3 on its Xperia Z support page. Since then, the page was changed, and now it’s only mentioning the 4.2 update that was rolled out back in September. Still, the Dec. 19 listing should give users hopes that their handset will get rid of Android 4.2.2 soon to make way for the newer 4.3.

The Xperia Z (alongside the Z1, Z Ultra and others) will also get Android 4.4 KitKat. However, this will likely happen starting next year. We'll keep you updated on the matter - faster and more often than Sony is updating its handsets.

Launched back in February, the Xperia Z is still a very nice smartphone, and you can read our review of it to see why.

Update: December 19 has come and gone, sadly without the 4.3 JB update. Let's hope this will be rolled out soon, though.

via: XperiaBlog

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Xperia Z
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13.1 MP (Single camera)
    2.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2330 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop

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9 Comments

9. sinan1106

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 03, 2014

It is possible to update how we update normally in sony xperia z

8. yasir-umer

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I am too excited for this update. Waiting desperately for this. I hope Sony should release its 4.4 update as soon as possible. Till that, 4.3

7. ivanprskalo

Posts: 124; Member since: Dec 09, 2010

I have updated my xperia Z to kinda official 4.3 few days ago. and all that I can say: NICE! Brings improvements in camera, UI and overall smoothness....

6. FCB-Eto

Posts: 64; Member since: Aug 17, 2013

Sony's 4.3 update is sweet the customizable themes are awesome you can change literally everything from the soft keys to the notifications in the status bar. I have seen an Oem 4.3 update as nice as sony's yet so i'll sell my htc one and keep my Z1.

5. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

I am waiting for it too.. Saw the leaked Rom.. Lots of UI changes and camera app like Z1 :-)

3. LekKonti

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

its best smartphone i've used... but i have a problem with camera, its so blur, hope this update fix it...

1. KINGJUAN27

Posts: 210; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

I have the Xperia Z, and I'm just soooooo excited!

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Me too.

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Congrats to u both.

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