Sony reveals that Lollipop for the Xperia Z is also on the way

Sony reveals that Lollipop for the Xperia Z is also on the way
Sony may be the major manufacturer that came late to the Android 5.0 Lollipop party, but it seems that it will try to make up for the slowdown by updating quite a few of its handset models. A couple of weeks ago, the company started pushing the update to its most recent tops-shelf smartphones – the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. Just a day after that started, the update also began rolling out to the Z2 Tablet, Z3 Tablet Compact, and the Xperia Z2 handset. Now, after a two-week silence, it seems that the next wave of devices are slowly going to become known.

Yesterday, Sony confirmed that the Xperia C3 and Xperia T2 Ultra will also get sweet Lollipop... at some point. This goes against an earlier report, which suggested that the company will be looking to update the Xperia Z line only. Speaking of the Z line – today, Sony teased another upcoming update via a Google+ post, which also contains a render of the original Xperia Z. We'd suppose that if this handset is to get Android 5, the Xperia Z1 will be receiving it around the same time, too. However, there is no exact date given, Sony just promises the update to "come soon".


source: Google+ via Xperia Blog

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Xperia Z
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13.1 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2330 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
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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12 Comments

1. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Hell yeah!

4. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Didn't even received the update for xperia Z2 yet (india).

5. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Sony has officially confirmed it will start global rollout from next week to z2

2. darealist

Posts: 107; Member since: Feb 25, 2015

Even the lock screen looks better than touchwiz. Rofl

3. androidwindows

Posts: 216; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

That's the same exact lockscreen as stock.

6. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Not Really, clock is different

7. vipervoid123

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Looking forward to the update on Xperia ZR ~

8. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Just got the update yesterday on my z3 compact and it's awesome!

9. Cvagoc95

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 28, 2014

Picture 1 Santorini, Greece Beaches :D

10. encontrarmeenbkk

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

So when is update of XPERIA Z1 Compact by Lollipop for Thailand ?'

11. FriendlyFoe09

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

When will the Z1 Compact get it?

12. nitch77

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 24, 2015

DO NOT INSTALL THIS UPGRADE ON AN OLDER SONY PHONE!!! I did the upgrade, and loved Lollipop... until the OS overheated my old Z battery and bricked the phone in an endless boot loop! Check the Sony forums for the many angry customers. The worst part is that these devices are generally not covered by warranty protection, and Sony is charging them to fix them. Shame on Sony for this.

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