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Sony Rolling Out Android 4.3 to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z
      #45803 - 12/23/13 04:17 PM

Sony Mobile today announced it has started rolling out Google's Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to more of their Xperia devices including the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and the Xperia Tablet Z. Here's more info:

The new software update combines Google's Jelly Bean along with a few performance tweaks including:

-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, we're now bringing Sony's Smart Social Camera to these devices - our 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 (to name but a few): Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID and Sony Select.

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

-The launch of our 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
Battery STAMINA Mode - updated version of Sony's power management app, now with refreshed interface and more smart options for prolonging battery life

-Increased user control for Xperia Tablet Z, with "Restricted Profiles"; option to create isolated, secure spaces with individual local storage, home screens, widgets and settings

For more info on these devices visit

Check out our review of the Xperia Z at:

Check out our video review of the Xperia Z at:

Check out our review of the Xperia ZL at:

Check out our video review of the Xperia ZL at:

Check out our review of the Xperia Tablet Z at:

Check out our video review of the Xperia Tablet Z at:


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