Sony beta-testing Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact

Sony beta-testing Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact
With most manufacturers already tipping their Android 5.0 Lollipop update schedule, it is Sony and HTC that will be be crossing into early 2015 for all their handsets that have been promised an update. HTC said "within 90 days" of receiving the source code, which gives them until the beginning of February to figure it out.
cSony's Swedish partnerships have remained from its collaboration with Ericsson, and the company often does testing there, so there's no surprise that the Lollipop rollout is being tried there first. 

In any case, if you are interested, you can sign up for the beta-testing from the source link below, or, if you don't want to get involved with Swedish carriers, but own an Xperia handset, you can sleep tighter knowing that Sony is hard at work delivering the Lollipop goods to you.


source: Swedroid.se via XperiaBlog

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Xperia Z3
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(14h talk time)
Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Display 4.6" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Come to Finland too! So close but still so far :(

2. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

I signed and hope I will be picked. You can sign until 16th, so guess it will take a while until they have a finished firmware.

3. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Can't wait for sony's touch on already awesome lollipop.yummy

4. LoveHater

Posts: 234; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

then u wil have to remove "Awesome " word

5. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Maybe you don't like Sony Ui,thats your choice and doesn't make it any less Awesome

6. Ziggy

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

No thanks, I don't need another brick for my house.

7. vuyonc

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Whoop whoop saw the video showcasing AOSP on the Z1, Z2 and Z3! My Z1 needs some candy!

8. FAKEPERSONA unregistered

Why it is not done in this way? >>> if OEM wants to be the first to release new android version update to their phones, they can release 1st update to be purely stock android like on nexus, and in the mean time, create/configure their UI for new android version and release it as a separate UI update, that when installed, looks like what the companies are doing right now...???

9. romeo1

Posts: 818; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

Because allot of people buy the phones for the extra functionality that comes with the ui. I think you should just get a google play phone if you like to have the newest os as soon as possible. But i agree with you that they should make the phones so that you could choose what you want google play edition or company ui.

10. vuyonc

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

You do realise AOSP on its own is not designed for daily use, right? Nexuses come with their own skin over AOSP.

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