Sony releases new software updates for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

Sony has announced that it has started rolling out new Android 4.2 software updates for its Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra smartphones. These updates will be available for both smartphones depending on the market and telecom carrier; however unlocked units will probably be the first ones to get the update.

According to online reports, Xperia Z1 update is already live in various countries including Malaysia, and Netherlands. Some users from India are also reporting the update availability.

Update change-log

For Sony Xperia Z1

  • Tweaked the camera algorithm for even better all-round performance
  • Refined Sony’s Smart Social Camera platform, so Xperia Camera apps run more smoothly (particularly Burst Mode, Superior Auto, AR Effect and Sweep Panorama…)

For Sony Xperia Z Ultra

  • Optimized touchscreen sensitivity, for both finger gestures and writing / sketching with pencils, metal pens and selected styluses

For both

  • Re-calibrated the display ever so slightly, to ensure viewing experiences remain bright & bold
  • Economised power consumption for longer battery life
  • Streamlined Exchange connection for faster email sync, display and download

Check for the update on PC Companion (Windows) or Bridge (Mac) apps or look for the automatic OTA update notification.

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