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By iamkani, Senior Member on 7th February 2014, 05:48 AM
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Sony Xperia Z should be updated to Android 4.4 KitKat by March - according to a Polish carrier

Sony’s Xperia Z received an official update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in December, and it appears that it will make the jump to KitKat pretty soon as well.

According to Play - one of Poland’s major mobile carriers - its Sony Xperia Z should be updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat in late February, or March. If that turns out to be accurate, Xperia Z owners in other parts of the world should expect to get the new version of the OS at about the same time. The Xperia Z turned 1 year old last month, and a KitKat birthday present would be really nice.

Alongside the Xperia Z, other slightly older Sony Android devices that will likely be updated to Android 4.4 KitKat later this year are the Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and the Xperia Tablet Z. Naturally, the newer Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra will also be updated, possibly starting the next few months.





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7th February 2014, 07:47 AM |#2  
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holy sweet Jesus yes!!!
I hope it come sooner, but great news! Thanks.
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7th February 2014, 09:03 AM |#3  
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SONY is doing it right!
7th February 2014, 09:16 AM |#4  
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thats definitely good news!
seems about right as well
they said Z1 will get it early Feb
7th February 2014, 12:20 PM |#5  
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Original source in Polish here for anyone that is interested.
If this is true, then the turn around between 4.3 and 4.4 is impressive. Sony are turning out to be the best experience of an OEM Android handset producer that I've personally had.

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There's a good chance the 4.3 was late due to waiting for decent drivers from qualcomm, as 4.4 uses pretty much the same structure,
and QC have already released valid 4.4 drivers it shouldn't be too much work to bring up 4.4 on Sonys part.
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Original source in Polish here for anyone that is interested.
If this is true, then the turn around between 4.3 and 4.4 is impressive. Sony are turning out to be the best experience of an OEM Android handset producer that I've personally had.

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their software is constantly getting better and better.

If i just look back on the xperia neo days and the terrible ics update.

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There's a good chance the 4.3 was late due to waiting for decent drivers from qualcomm, as 4.4 uses pretty much the same structure,
and QC have already released valid 4.4 drivers it shouldn't be too much work to bring up 4.4 on Sonys part.

Mind you, their GB was flawless...when they started playing with ICS, that is when they dropped the ball...hope it doesn't happen again with kitkat.

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I hope there will be some "straight" root method for 4.4, now the downgrade&pre-root method is quite a pain...
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I hope there will be some "straight" root method for 4.4, now the downgrade&pre-root method is quite a pain...

Indeed, you could unlock bl though. Or develop a better method if you're unsatisfied with the current
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I have android 4.3! when kitkat received i can update 4.3 to 4.4 by update center of phone or i must flash my phone to 4.4?!
Reply me please
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