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Sony Rolls Out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra
      #45773 - 12/16/13 03:33 PM

Sony Mobile today announced it's rolling the next software update for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra, including more UI enhancement and upgrade to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean from Android 4.2. Here's more info:

The new software update blends the Sony Xperia software with Google's Jelly Bean release to create some cool user experiences, in addition to a few performance tweaks, some of the functionality includes:

-Google's Android 4.3; Jelly Bean as standard - bringing Project Butter performance and UI optimisation and a smoother graphical experience

-Launched with Xperia Z1, the software update brings Sony's Smart Social Camera to Xperia Z Ultra, Sony's signature camera experience, that lets you download, access and enjoy "Xperia camera apps" directly from within the viewfinder

-Uplifting Sony's entire native app portfolio to the latest versions - bringing tweaked / improved / current experiences for: Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID, Sony Select and more

- Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies, with Sony Entertainment Network cloud service integration - a more converged and full Sony entertainment experience - Sony Entertainment Network and PlayMemories integration with a more intuitive UI, offering seamless access to both local and cloud content

-The launch of unique custom interface experience: "Xperia Themes", with downloadable UI packs from Sony Select

-The latest Android security enhancements, matched with Sony's mobile enterprise solution: Xperia in Business

This Android 4.3 Jelly Bean rollout for the remaining Sony Xperia products is coming soon. For more info visit

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