Verizon's Sony Xperia Z3v and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet get updated to Android 5.1.1

Verizon's Sony Xperia Z3v and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet get updated to Android 5.1.1
Verizon has started pushing out Android 5.1.1 to the Sony Xperia Z3v. The update takes the handset from KitKat to Lollipop. To be precise, software version 23.4.B.0.319 is being sent to the device. Besides Android 5.1.1, the update adds HD Voice, which bring high quality audio to the handset. It also adds the ability for users to make video calls, and allows them to use voice and data simultaneously.

The update also brings with it the latest Android security patches. Since the files are being sent out OTA on a staggered basis, you might not receive the update for a few days. There is a way to try to pull out the update. Go to Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for software updates. Verizon discontinued the Sony Xperia Z3v last August.

Also being updated is the Verizon version of the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. The update takes the slate from Android 5.0.2 to Android 5.1.1. The software version number is 23.1.D.0.508, and includes the latest Android security updates.

Verizon suggests that when you receive the notification that the update has hit your phone or tablet, you should make sure that you are using a Wi-Fi connection, or have a strong Verizon Wireless signal. The carrier also suggests that you have your battery fully charged, or make sure that the device is plugged in to an outlet before starting the updating process.



source: Verizon

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Xperia Z3v
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh
Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Display 10.1" 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Camera 8.1 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 6000 mAh

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6 Comments

1. Podrick

Posts: 1282; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

What a joke.

2. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Better late than never

3. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

YES!!!!

4. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

YES!!!! At long last, such an awesome phone! And now a stable update. They can say whatever they want the Z3V is quite an awesome phone. Waterproof, stereo speakers, a Camera the kicks butt if you know how to use it. Wireless charging, hi-fi audio playback, APT-X Bluetooth support, which is huge if you know what it is. And one of the most beautiful skins in the android world

5. Randy_g

Posts: 70; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

ABOUT DAMN TIME.

6. Punchy506

Posts: 129; Member since: Jan 10, 2016

My mom has a z3v and I have a z2 tablet. Finally! But I'm guessing this is the last update they'll see.

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