Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZR, Xperia ZL and Xperia tablet Z are receiving Android 4.4 Kitkat update
There is a good news for Sony Xperia mobile users if you are the owner of Xperia Z, Xperia ZR, Xperia ZL or Xperia tablet Z. These 4 models of Sony Xperia have started receiving Android 4.4 Kitkat update. According to Sony Mobile blog, the update has been rolled out in some selected place at this time, and will be available for more places over the coming weeks, and gradually all the owners of those four devices will get the Android Kitkat update.
Furthermore, Sony explained in its blog that the new update will have improved performance and more optimized user interface that will allow to customize the screen in a better way with quick settings and now will get a revamped status bar, and the users of Sony PlayStation 4 can recognize the new UI as Sony has added the same sleek launch animation along with the live wallpaper across the lock screen.
Sony Walkman, movies and album apps have been updated as well with more intuitive user interface and will have better downloading speed, and the new update will also bring the better compatibility with the Sony Smartwears (SmartBand SWR10 and Lifelog app). Here is the screenshot from the Sony Mobile blog what explains what more Android 4.4 Kitkat update will bring.
There are more devices that have been scheduled to get updates. Xperia E1, Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia M2 (and dual variants) will also start getting updates from July. The list of phones that will receive the update does not end there. According to recent rumor, Sony Xperia SP, Xperia C and Xperia L could also be upgraded to the latest version of the Android operating system. This rumor pointed to begin the update made public in late June or early July, that matched the month Sony Said in its blog for the update of Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia E1 and Xperia M2. The difference is that in this case there is not any official confirmation, so we must wait for the final announcement.